Tag: NGC6960

Observing Session: 24, June

Well the clear nights are coming thick and fast and although this was a weekday, I managed to stay awake by the time it started to get dark. However, I think I  started to observe a little too early, as the first couple of objects were not seen. Another half an hour might have made all the difference. Session Data Date: 24/06/2014 Time: 22:28 – 00:35 UT Seeing: I Perfectly  Stable, Transparency: Clear. Temp: 12C,  Humidity 91%, Wind…


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…