Tag: NGC6910

Observing Session: 1, October

…and the clear nights keep coming.  The Moon is back but these small cluster observations aren’t particularly affected by its presence. Date:  1/10/2015  Time:  19:54 – 00:29 UT Seeing: II Mostly Stable, Transparency: II Clear, Temp:10.5c,  Pressure: 1013mb, Humidity: 81%, Dew Point: 8.0 , Wind: 8.0mph, SQM: 17.8 NELM: 4.9 Collinder 420, NGC6910 In the Altair 250mm f/8 RC, 14mm Delos, 145 X, 29.8′ West is to the 7 O’Clock At the centre of the cluster are two bright stars of 7.2 and…


Observing Session: 26, September

Bloody typical. More clear skies than I know what to do with, and what do we now have now – A full on Moon! Having decided that anything galactic or nebulous was going to be a waste of time, I set Skytools 3 the task of finding me some open clusters up near the Zenith that would be suitable for observation. As my Collinder observing programme has been quiet of late, I set the…