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M 95 – May 25, 2017

Object: M 95 Location: Texas Star Party Seeing and Transparency: The seeing is ok, the transparency is very bad. Telescope: Zhumell Z12 12″ Dob Log: Observed with Tele Vue Ethos 13mm, 115x. It’s a fairly large, pretty faint haze, with a highly condensed and pretty bright core. The haze appears perhaps slightly elongated from about […]

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M 109 – May 22, 2017

Object: M 109 Location: Texas Star Party Seeing and Transparency: Seeing is bad, transparency is ok and declining. Telescope: Zhumell Z12 12″ Dob Log: Observed with Tele Vue Ethos 13mm, 115x. It’s pretty bright, got a condensed stellar core, with a faint star embedded in the halo that is just slightly dimmer than the core. […]

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M 61 – May 22, 2017

Object: M 61 Location: Texas Star Party Seeing and Transparency: Seeing is bad, transparency is good. Telescope: Zhumell Z12 12″ Dob Log: Observed with Tele Vue Ethos 13mm, 115x and Tele Vue Ethos 13mm X2.0, 231x. It is medium sized with a condensed starlike core that’s fairly bright, surrounded by a haze that is itself […]

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M 65 – 2017 March 21 23:00

Object: M 65 Location: Columbus Dark Site Seeing and Transparency: Seeing was great, Transparency was ok and declining. Telescope: Zhumell Z12 12″ Dob Log: Observed Leo Triplet with Tele Vue Ethos 13mm, 115x. Fairly bright, although I looked for the dust lane in NGC 3628 (after having seen it in Mark’s 25″), I was unable […]

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M 66 – 2017 March 21 23:00

Object: M 66 Location: Columbus Dark Site Seeing and Transparency: Seeing was great, Transparency was ok and declining. Telescope: Zhumell Z12 12″ Dob Log: Observed Leo Triplet with Tele Vue Ethos 13mm, 115x. Fairly bright, although I looked for the dust lane in NGC 3628 (after having seen it in Mark’s 25), I was unable […]

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