Tag: NGC6888

Observing Session: 3, September

Now, that’s much better. With August now behind us, the transparency seems to have returned and this evening it was good to be able to see some galaxies again. Finishing of all the objects in Sagittarius is still proving to be a problem. I only have M55 to go, but every time I’ve tried to observe it, either trees are in the way, or the ground hugging murk that M55 lies in impossible to…


Observing Session: 25, August

  August is proving to be an awful month for observational astronomy.  While it seems clear, its been warm and very humid so transparency has been particularly bad. With the Moon up again, the light scatter,  renders most things except Open Clusters,  either invisible, or so poor that it’s not even worth recording. Becoming really discouraged  and I find myself wishing Winter was back. There maybe fewer clear nights, but at least it is less…