NGC 3513 – 2017 March 21 22:00

Object: NGC 3513 Location: Columbus Dark Site Seeing and Transparency: Seeing was great, Transparency was good. Telescope: Zhumell Z12 12″ Dob Log: Observed NGC 3511 and 3513 as pair in Tele Vue Ethos 13mm, 115x, after viewing ACO 1060. Slightly brighter than NGC 3311. Not much remarkable to say about them, at that point I […]

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NGC 3511 – 2017 March 21 22:00

Object: NGC 3511 Location: Columbus Dark Site Seeing and Transparency: Seeing was great, Transparency was good. Telescope: Zhumell Z12 12″ Dob Log: Observed NGC 3511 and 3513 as pair in Tele Vue Ethos 13mm, 115x, after viewing ACO 1060. Slightly brighter than NGC 3311. Not much remarkable to say about them, at that point I […]

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Spindle Galaxy – 2017 March 21 21:15

Object: Spindle Galaxy Location: Columbus Dark Site Seeing and Transparency: Seeing was great, Transparency was great. Telescope: Zhumell Z12 12″ Dob Log: Observed with Tele Vue Ethos 13mm, at 115x, and Orion Edge-On 9mm, at 167x. Higher power did not help at all. Fairly bright, not exactly spindle-y; though a thin inner section was slightly […]

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NGC 2916 – 2017 March 21 22:45

Object: NGC 2916 Location: Columbus Dark Site Seeing and Transparency: Seeing was great, Transparency was ok and declining. Telescope: Zhumell Z12 12″ Dob Log: Observed with Tele Vue Ethos 13mm, 115x. Bright, but rather featureless. I don’t know what I expected, but I was hoping it would look a little cooler (having developed an interest […]

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AGC 1B – 2017 March 21 21:30

Object: AGC 1B Location: Columbus Dark Site Seeing and Transparency: Seeing was great, transparency was good. Telescope: Zhumell Z12 12″ Dob Log: Observed with Orion Edge-On 9mm, 167x, I THINK. I can’t remember for sure. I know, I know, this is important. But hey, I saw The Pup in my own scope!! Visible just below […]

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George Observatory

Note: I couldn’t actually add a log on Night Sky Network for this outreach, as I’m not a member of the Fort Bend Astronomy Club (yet), so I’m just filling out the template here.

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St. Francis Episcopal School

Most of the notable stuff is explained in the Night Sky Network log! It took a bit longer than we had hoped to get to the starparty, as initially we went to the wrong campus… Oops! Fortunately we realized our mistake and arrived at the correct campus with enough time to set up, and it […]

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Cross Creek Ranch

This was my first outreach with the Houston Astronomical Society, and little could I know at the time just how much it would change my life! Here I am just over two months later, and I’ve already found incredible friends and mentors among the club. Good people, who take me seriously and treat me well, and […]

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