This was a reasonable session with intermittent misty clouds, the NELM down to 6 and a bit. A welcome outing!
First off, some ‘easy’ globular clusters in M31.
Desperation had set in. A hint of a few hours on Tuesday was enough to brave the conditions.
Richard and myself had a productive few hours at Gradbach on Sunday night. I started off early and spent the time digging through DSOs in...
A supernova has been discovered in M74, announced on IAU Circular 7810 today.
Thursday, 17th August, the IAU celebrity lecture at UMIST was again hosted by Patrick Moore and featured Prof.
Observed in the evening. Suspected a super nova in the large magellanic cloud near 30 Doradus!