Archive for May 2010

NGC 253 galaxy in Sculptor, 14.5-inch reflector

May 21, 2010
NGC 253

NGC 253, galaxy in Sculptor, 14.5-inch Reflector

Virgo Cluster, nine galaxies in a 1° FOV, 10-inch reflector @ 57x

May 21, 2010
Virgo Galaxy Cluster

Nine Galaxies all within a 1° FOV, Brightest M84 and M86

M2 and dark lane, 4-inch refractor

May 21, 2010
M2 Globular Cluster, Aquarius

M2 and Dark Lane, Scope: 4-inch refractor @ 175x

Helix Nebula – 12-inch reflector @ 60x

May 21, 2010
Helix Nebula 12-inch @ 60x

Helix Nebula 12-inch Reflector @ 60x

NGC 4656 and NGC 4657 Galaxies in CVN

May 21, 2010

The following sketch was made using a No. 2 pencil and a blank 5 x 8 notecard.  The colors were inverted using a scanner.

Click on the following sketch to enlarge:

NGC 4656-57 Galaxies in CVN, 10-inch reflector @143x

NGC 4627 and NGC 4631- Galaxies in CVN

May 21, 2010
NGC 4627-31 10-inch 200x

NGC 4627-31 galaxies in CVN, 10-inch reflector @ 200x