Earth, Sky & Sea Constellations


The Twins

Deep Sky Objects

Name/DesignationRight AscensionDeclinationTypeMagnitudeSizeDistanceDate LocationInstrumentEyepieceFilterNotes
NGC215806:07.5+24 06Open Cluster8.65'16KLYJanuary 25 1998Mt Keira 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian6.3mmPlosslFound in the same field as the bright cluster M35 [NGC2168], toward its SW edge. Resolves into an arch-shaped group of stars, although the major mass of stars is not resolved.
NGC2168; M3506:08.9+24 20Open Cluster5.128'2.8KLYFebruary 5 1997Farmborough Heights 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian26mmPlosslA visually pleasing cluster that fills most of the low-power field.
NGC2392;PK197+17.1;Eskimo Nebula7:29.2+20 55Planetary Nebula9.113"x44"2.9KLYFebruary 21 1998 Mt Keira250mm f5.6 Dobsonian6.3mmPlosslUHCHigh power shows nebula and the central star well. UHC actually detracted from the view.
NGC2736??7:26+23 04Galaxy642MLYApril 13 2007Belanglo 250mm f5.6 Dobsonian20mmSWALong and narrow running roughly N-S. 2 bright stars at N end. [THIS IS AN ERROR. 2736 IS IN VELA. CANNOT WORK OUT WHAT I WAS LOOKING AT HERE]
Earth, Sky & Sea Constellations