Tag: M84

Observing Session 29, April

I have to admit that this session was a bit of a balls up in saving my observations long enough to get them written to the log.  However, with one failure, I have one success,  so the evening wasn’t completely wasted. So lets get the failure out the way first. I got myself a digital voice recorder a few months ago, but up until now, have never used it in anger. Until tonight that…


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…