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Latest Observations
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Dumbbell Nebula

Skywatcher Skyliner 300P Flextube
20 points

Part (2) of my firt light report with the 12" dob: So next up was M27. To find it I usually find Sagitta and go from there and that's what I did this time as well. But while I was there (Sagitta) I thought I'd have a quick look at M71 as well. It's an object that's been nothing but a very faint smudge through the 6" so it could be interesting to see the difference through the 12". Another wow moment. It just jumped out. No longer a faint smudge, it resolved into stars quite nicely. More so wh...

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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

480P/PANSTARRS

Magnitude:
20.09, Peak: 19.46
Constellation
Hydra
Closest Approach
Jan. 12, 2004

Brightest Comets

A/2018 V3 ( K1939 359.9): -315.07
A/2018 V3 ( K18C7 359.8): -315.07
A/2018 V3 ( K193B 359.9): -315.07
A/2018 V3 ( K1928 359.9): -315.07
A/2018 V3 ( K1925 359.9): -315.07

Brightest Supernova

2016gxp

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

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