Celestron 8″ SCT Observing log

Elena and I have been stargazing this week. We attended the SW Washington Astronomy club meeting on Friday and broke out the new telescope Saturday night.

July 23, 2011.
First Light in scope @ 8:22 PM

Performed alignment on
Polaris  and Arcturus

First Deep Sky object: M57

Also:
M13
Albiero
M27

Vega
M3
Collinder 339

Attempted (but didn’t see)
NGC7000
M101
M11
M109
HIP90883 aka Tau Lyrae aka SAO 67087

We’ve got the interface working to use the laptop with the telescope so we’ll be sure to visit that carbon star (Tau Lyrae) on the next clear night.

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