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clarkpm4242

A Quick Messier & Milky Way meander

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Just in from 30 mins out the back picking clear spots twixt the clouds.

Just had to get some starlight!!!

Canon 15x50 IS binoculars.

MW easily visible from Perseus through to Scutum.  Much mottling with dark dust clouds.

M26 and M11 and lovely Scutum star cloud and dark nebulae.

Barnards 'E' in Aquila.  M71, Brocchi's Cluster.  A quick branch off to M!3 and M92 in Hercules.

M27 aside the Cygnus Rift.  NA nebula prominent and the Eastern Veil a faint arc.  M39 a triangle and the long dark 'rift' leading towards the Cocoon.

Caroline's Cluster, M52, Pacman, NGC 147, M103, NGC63 in Cass, 'cluster central'.

M31, 32 and 110.  M33, a smudge.  M15 a gem in Pegasus.

Double cluster and Kembles Cascade a favourite.

The stars and objects seemed especially alive tonight :)

Wallowed in the splendour.

Hope y'all get your fill of the universe soon!

Cheers

Paul

 

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I know the feeling when you got to get some starlight!!!  Nice report. Reminds me how rewarding a bins session can be.

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