Star Log 3 June 06


Object: NGC 6838 – M71
Deepsky Catalog: NGC 2000
Date Observed: 6/3/2006 5:36:04 PM
Time Observed: 03:00Local
Object Type: Gb
Constellation: Sge
Magnitude: 8.3
Size: 7.2

Locate Method: Star Hopping
Object Rating: B
Primary Equipment Used: 10″ Dob
Power/Magnification Used: 15mm 86 pwr
Very faint from the back yard!

Collimation Eyepiece

It took a little bit to get use to using the collimation eyepiece.
But after you get the hang of it man it makes the whole world of difference to your viewing experience.

Green Laser GLP

I did it! I have been wanting a BTG – 2 Green Laser / Black or GLP for a long time and I ordered it to day.
I saw that is was on sale for $55.00 and I could not pass it up.
Shipping was FAST it went out with in hours of the order.

Our club has 1 GLP and sometimes it forgotten or not at the star party.
So I decided to get one.
A GLP can be used as a scope finder but I just want it as a pointer


m 15This is M-15
Globular Cluster in Pegasus.
It is worth the time to find it. It pretty small and it a tight cluster.

Binos 15×70

We have been wanting a bigger set of binos.
One of our sporting goods store had a sale on Barska 15×70 binoculars.
And of course as soon as we bought them the astor weather bug hit and RAIN so we have not really had much of a chance to get out and use them.
But the little bit we have used them WOW what a view.