M57 The Ring Nebula

M57 The Ring Nebula is one of my favorite deep sky object. It BRIGHT for a planetary nebulae and its very easy to find! I can see it in my little Celestron StarSeeker 80mm. I was out in the HUT till the wee hours this morning and M57 cleared the trees so I had the […]

Star Log 6 July 06

[photopress:M56.jpg,thumb,pp_empty] click on picture for a big picture Last night we had a bit of good weather so I got some scope time in. Object: NGC 6779 – M56 Date Observed: 7/6/2006 8:28:39 AM Time Observed: 01:30UT Object Type: Gb Constellation: Lyr Magnitude: 8.3 Size: 7.1 Object Rating: B Primary Equipment Used: 10″ Dob Power/Magnification […]