Archive | TSP 2017 – Deja Vu

NGC 4565 – May 26, 2017

Object: NGC 4565 Location: Texas Star Party Seeing and Transparency: The seeing is okay, the transparency is good. Telescope: Zhumell Z12 12″ Dob Log: Observed with Tele Vue Ethos 13mm, 115x. It’s a quite striking, beautiful edge-on spiral galaxy. Extremely elongated. Very large, and medium faint in brightness. It’s oriented from about 10:30 to 4:30 […]

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NGC 5746 – May 26, 2017

Object: NGC 5746 Location: Texas Star Party Seeing and Transparency: The seeing is okay, the transparency is good. Telescope: Zhumell Z12 12″ Dob Log: Observed with Tele Vue Ethos 13mm, 115x. It’s a pretty edge on galaxy. Medium-large and moderately bright. It has a medium central concentration with a core that is spread out along […]

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M 83 – May 26, 2017

Object: M 83 Location: Texas Star Party Seeing and Transparency: The seeing is okay. The transparency is good. Telescope: Zhumell Z12 12″ Dob Log: Observed with Tele Vue Ethos 13mm, 115x. It’s a large, moderately bright galaxy with a highly condensed bright starlike central core. It’s got a large extended haze surrounding the core, which […]

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Centaurus A – May 26, 2017

Object: Centaurus A Location: Texas Star Party Seeing and Transparency: The seeing is okay, the 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’s a very large, fairly bright galaxy with a prominent thick dark dust lane running straight through […]

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M 59 – May 26, 2017

Object: M 59 Location: Texas Star Party Seeing and Transparency: The seeing is okay. The transparency is good. Telescope: Zhumell Z12 12″ Dob Log: Observed with Tele Vue Ethos 13mm, 115x. It’s a pretty bright, medium-small galaxy, mostly round, but showing a slight elongation from about 2 o’clock to 8 o’clock in the eyepiece field […]

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M 89 – May 26, 2017

Object: M 89 Location: Texas Star Party Seeing and Transparency: The seeing is okay. The transparency is good. Telescope: Zhumell Z12 12″ Dob Log: Observed with Tele Vue Ethos 13mm, 115x. It’s a medium sized, quite bright galaxy with a highly condensed, nearly starlike core. It’s pretty much round, with possibly a slight flattening on […]

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M 101 – May 26, 2017

Object: M 101 Location: Texas Star Party Seeing and Transparency: The seeing is okay. The transparency is very bad. Telescope: Zhumell Z12 12″ Dob Log: Observed with Tele Vue Ethos 13mm, 115x. It’s quite faint and diffuse. Very large. It’s got a fairly condensed core that’s medium brightness, and an extended faint haze. Visible are […]

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Whale Galaxy – May 26, 2017

Object: Whale Galaxy Location: Texas Star Party Seeing and Transparency: Seeing is ok, transparency is very bad. Telescope: Zhumell Z12 12″ Dob Log: Observed the Whale Galaxy and NGC 4672 with Tele Vue Ethos 13mm, 115x. The whale is a quite bright, diffused galaxy with no noticeable core. Very elongated and thin. Oriented from about […]

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