Jump to content

Stargazers Lounge Uses Cookies

Like most websites, SGL uses cookies in order to deliver a secure, personalised service, to provide social media functions and to analyse our traffic. Continued use of SGL indicates your acceptance of our cookie policy.


Recommended Posts

Quite a promising start , but after an hour cloud drifted in along with the idiot two doors away and his back garden plastic and rubber fire. Had a useful look at Cygnus,

ψ Cygni ( SAO 32114).  δ Cygni ( Rukh) lovely secondary just out of the glare.  17 Cygni ( SAO 68827) in a great wide grouping.  Σ 2588 (SAO 48866) .

Looking through my old notes, I found ΟΣ 410. I recorded this as a wide binary . Switching to x216 ( 5.5mm Meade UWA) and the secondary easily split open. I had this down below 1", but it was rock steady and quite mesmerising.

Great to see some early darkness , been nearly a month after the heavy rains and low pressure . Getting great seeing helps , under 

clear skies ! Nick.IMG_7049.thumb.JPG.57fb11d4b7d991624dc67057b2051b83.JPGIMG_7050.thumb.PNG.2fe4804e0d16db400335c7aeec43aa07.PNG

  • Like 6

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted (edited)

Nice one Nick, I also got clouded out which was contrary to the forecast ( no surprises there 😀) but there was about 30 minutes of clear sky so some nice little doubles were about, fortunately not a complete waste of time. Rasalgethi was pretty bright 😀

Edited by Pig
  • Thanks 1

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Forecast clear here from 10 until 3am well you know what happened cloud as per. Great session Nick and a couple I will try apart from the 1° split never get that with my 5".


Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.