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Latest Observations

NGC1023

Pentax PF-80ED scope
10 points

Was in the area to look at carbon star UY And and noticed this galaxy - a fairly bright one. Shape evident even at 60x.

Noticed that M 31 was easy to see before beginning to look at some smaller & fainter objects with telescope.

Sun

70mm Solar Refractor
100 points

Latest Comet

C/2017 U5 (PANSTARRS)

Magnitude:
21.05, Peak: 21.22
Constellation
Eridanus
Closest Approach
Dec. 25, 1948

Brightest Comets

24P/Schaumasse: 10.72
62P/Tsuchinshan: 12.25
96P-C/Machholz: 13.0
C/2017 O1 (ASASSN): 13.38
C/2017 O1: 13.42

Brightest Supernova

2016gxp

Last Observed Magnitude:
16.5 (Oct. 10, 2016 )
Galaxy:
NGC51
Type:
Ia
Recently observed supernovae

Recent Comments

So cool, I hope I can catch the next one, I was clouded out.


The referred article is on: http://www.theskyscrapers.org/can-you-find-a-quasar


Fantastic shot. Well done!


The detail here is just fantastic. You must be an experienced sketcher. I like how prominent the windmill stars are.


Awesome you were able to observe Neptune and Uranus. They have been on my todo list for ages!