Archive | TSP 2017 – Deja Vu

The Antennae – May 21, 2017

Object: The Antennae Location: Texas Star Party Seeing and Transparency: Seeing is bad, transparency is good and declining. Telescope: Zhumell Z12 12″ Dob Log: Observed with Tele Vue Ethos 13mm, 115x and Orion Edge-On 9mm, 167x.They’re small, moderately faint, and appear as one galaxy. They do exhibit a slight spiral, beginning in the lower left, […]

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NGC 4039 – May 21, 2017

Object: NGC 4039 Location: Texas Star Party Seeing and Transparency: Seeing is bad, transparency is good and declining. Telescope: Zhumell Z12 12″ Dob Log: Observed with Tele Vue Ethos 13mm, 115x and Orion Edge-On 9mm X2.0, 333x.They’re small, moderately faint, and appear as one galaxy. They do exhibit a slight spiral, beginning in the lower […]

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NGC 3344 – May 21, 2017

Object: NGC 3344 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. It’s a mostly smooth featureless haze, faint, just barely visible with direct vision though. It doesn’t get much brighter with averted vision. It’s got two bright […]

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NGC 3227 – May 20, 2017

Object: NGC 3227 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 Orion Edge-On 9mm, 167x. They’re both fairly bright, with bright starlike cores. 3227 is elongated along the axis of which it would be intersecting 3226, […]

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NGC 2997 – May 20, 2017

Object: NGC 2997 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 Orion Edge-On 9mm, 167x. It’s medium bright, medium large, with a condensed core. The core is nearly starlike, it becomes starlike with averted vision, and […]

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