Wednesday, December 18, 2002


Another cool night this Tuesday in the backyard:
set up the Dob at 21:50~the moon was full
Took a look at Saturn/ 6moons visible(unless one was a star?), 5 moons below rings~one moon real close in to the rings on right.
found a cluster to left of M42
viewed M42

closed up the tube and went in

Monday, December 16, 2002


went out this night to find one object: Cleopatra's eye/nebula in Eridanus~below Orion
Moon was bright and Hazy sky
the object was still below the tree line from my backyard

will call this up on a night out with LX90...goto

Friday, December 13, 2002


Another December night with the Dob:
Moon at a quarter and it was Hazy
Lined up with Saturn/ 4moons on the right,below the rings~one on the left
went to sigma Orion/ triple~struve 761
looked at M42/those bright center stars of the trapezoid
Betelgeuse still there
looked at the cluster Cr69/lambda Orionis
moved to Aruiga/found the clusters~M38, M37, M36