Tag: comet c/2011 L4 pannstars

Another Bout of Galaxies: Observing Sessions 26/27 April

(M86, M84, NGC4388, NGC4387 and NGC4402 & lots of other eye candy) Another two observing nights in a row – again 🙂 Having said that though, the first, last Friday night,  the conditions were really poor with a rising full Moon, so I won’t go into too much detail. These last few weeks I’ve always tried to observe Comet C/2011 L4 Panstarrs, whenever there has been an opportunity. Couldn’t see it at all for the…


M40. What was Messier thinking of? 19/20 April

19, April I’m beginning to see a trend in my observational posts recently. It runs along of the lines of  ‘Observed this, but conditions were poor’  Last weekend was no exception, but at least I got two nights in a row to not really see very much. I won’t bother to give any detailed observing stats,  as conditions were so poor, but I was just so desperate to get out and see something- anything!!…