Wednesday, 26 February 2014

M40




M40
Constellation - Ursa Major
Double star
Distance - 510Ly
Mag 9.64

Date - 25/2/14
Seeing - Antoniadi III
Transparency - Poor
SQM 19.72 (LM 5.3)

Telescope 180 Skymax Pro Mak
EP - 20mm WO x135 TFoV 26"

Sketch notes
I struggled to sketch this one!


M67




M67 / NGC2682
Constellation - Cancer
Open cluster
Distance - 3000Ly
Mag 6.9

Date 25/2/14
Seeing - Antoniadi III
Transparency - Poor
SQM 19.84 (LM 5.3)

Telescope 16" f/4.5
EP - 28mm ES x68 TFoV 1˚

Sketch notes
Fairly dim cluster but still striking when first came into view.