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Observing Report 20/07/06


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Observation Report 20/07/06

Target. STF 1955

Date: 20/07/06

Time: 22:22 UT

Seeing: 4/5

Transparency: 2/5

Site: London/Suburban - Lat: 51:27:54N (51.4651) Lon: 0:16:36W (-0.2767)

Site classification: Suburban

ZLM: Mag3.5

Sky Condition: High haze

Moon: Not risen

Telescope: Orion Optics 200mm F6

Eyepiece: 18mm Ortho

Magnification: x67

Barlow: No

Comments:

Primary Colour: None noted

Secondary Colour: None Noted

General Notes: Faint pair easily split. Plenty of field stars

Measurements: PA: 239 Sep: 7.5”

(3x Barlow & 12.5mm MG. scale constant 5” per division)

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Target. STF 2003

Date: 20/07/06

Time: 23:00 UT

Seeing: 4/5

Transparency: 2/5

Site: London/Suburban - Lat: 51:27:54N (51.4651) Lon: 0:16:36W (-0.2767)

Site classification: Suburban

ZLM: Mag 3.5

Sky Condition: High haze

Moon: Not Risen

Telescope: Orion Optics 200mm F6

Eyepiece: 18mm Ortho

Magnification: x67

Barlow: No

Comments

Primary Colour: Pale Orange

Secondary Colour: blue grey

General Notes: Easily split in the 18mm. secondary faint and colour was not readily apparent

Measurements: PA: 171 Sep: 12.5”

(3x Barlow & 12.5mm MG. scale constant 5” per division)

Target. STF 2010

Date: 20/07/06

Time: 23:20 UT

Seeing: 4/5

Transparency: 2/5

Site: London/Suburban - Lat: 51:27:54N (51.4651) Lon: 0:16:36W (-0.2767)

Site classification: Suburban

ZLM: Mag 3.5

Sky Condition: High haze

Moon: Not Risen

Telescope: Orion Optics 200mm F6

Eyepiece: 18mm Ortho

Magnification: x67

Barlow: No

Comments

Primary Colour: Cream /Yellow

Secondary Colour: Orange

General Notes: Well matched pair, very easy split

Measurements: PA: 11 Sep: 25”

(3x Barlow & 12.5mm MG. scale constant 5” per division)

Target. STF 2025

Date: 20/07/06

Time: 22:40 UT

Seeing: 4/5

Transparency: 2/5

Site: London/Suburban - Lat: 51:27:54N (51.4651) Lon: 0:16:36W (-0.2767)

Site classification: Suburban

ZLM: Mag 3.5

Sky Condition: High haze

Moon: Not RisenTelescope: Orion Optics 200mm F6

Eyepiece: 9mm Ortho

Magnification: x267

Barlow: Yes

Comments

Primary Colour: White

Secondary Colour: White

General Notes: Pair of tight evenly matched stars, clear split at x267 when seeing steady.

Non-STF Pairs

Target. BUP 163

Date: 07/06/06

Time: 23:30 UT

Seeing: 3/5

Transparency: 3/5

Site: London/Suburban - Lat: 51:27:54N (51.4651) Lon: 0:16:36W (-0.2767)

Site classification: Suburban

ZLM: Mag4

Sky Condition: High hazy cloud

Moon: Waxing Moon near full

Telescope: Orion Optics 200mm F6

Eyepiece: 18mm ortho

Magnification: x67

Barlow: No

Comments

Primary Colour: Yellow

Secondary Colour: No colour noted

General Notes:

Wide pair WDS has 130”+. Secondary is noted as mag 11.5 but appeared brighter than the secondary of H 6 94 which is noted at 11.44. Fairly rich field in 18mm. Secondary South of the primary and appears much further than 130”

Target. H 6 94

Date: 07/06/06

Time: 23:40 UT

Seeing: 3/5

Transparency: 3/5

Site: London/Suburban - Lat: 51:27:54N (51.4651) Lon: 0:16:36W (-0.2767)

Site classification: Suburban

ZLM: Mag4

Sky Condition: High hazy cloud

Moon: Waxing Moon near full

Telescope: Orion Optics 200mm F6

Eyepiece: 18mm

Magnification: x67

Barlow: No

Comments

Primary Colour: Yellow

Secondary Colour: No colour noted

General Notes:

Another wide pair in WDS 90”+. Fairly rich field in 18mm,

Cheers

Ian

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Daz

These are my raw observing notes. :D They get submitted to the s33 group (they are a serious bunch :D)

I did finish the session last night by finding Barnards Star. A completely non-descript 9th Mag star and I couldn't see it moving.......... :D

Cheers

Ian

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