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Latest Observations
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Ring Nebula

Skywatcher Skyliner 300P Flextube
10 points

Part (1) of my first light report with the 12" dob: At last, time for first light. The scope had been outside for about and hour and a half or so to cool down. Prior to this I had pretty much decided to only go for familiar objects instead of trying to bag new ones. I knew the view would be much better than with my 6", but I wasn't quite prepared for just how much better they'd be. However it stared with a small disappointment, not because of the scope or anything like that. It's just that I ...

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Latest Comet

C/2019 J2 (Palomar)

Magnitude:
16.89, Peak: 16.56
Constellation
Cepheus
Closest Approach
July 13, 2019

Brightest Comets

A/2018 V3 ( K191I 359.8): -318.89
A/2018 V3 ( K18C7 359.8): -318.89
A/2018 V3 ( K1928 359.9): -318.89
A/2018 V3 ( K18CG 359.8): -318.89
A/2018 V3 ( K191J 359.8): -318.89

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!