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RE: (IAAC) Obj: M39, Epsilon Lyrae, Delta Lyrae, M57(unsuccessful), the Coathanger, Deneb, NGC 7000 (North American Nebula) (unsuccessful) - Inst: 10x50 binoculars



Jens
I've seen both M27 and M57 using unfiltered 10 X 50's. The trick is, as Dave
says, you need nice and dark skies. The other trick is that your eyes  need
to be completely dark-adapted.
Penny
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-netastrocatalog-announce@jovian.com
> [mailto:owner-netastrocatalog-announce@jovian.com]On Behalf Of Dave
> Mitsky
> Sent: Tuesday, September 14, 1999 12:31 AM
> To: netastrocatalog-announce@jovian.com
> Subject: Re: (IAAC) Obj: M39, Epsilon Lyrae, Delta Lyrae,
> M57(unsuccessful), the Coathanger, Deneb, NGC 7000 (North American
> Nebula) (unsuccessful) - Inst: 10x50 binoculars
>
>
>
>
> JensBohle wrote:
>
> > Erhan A. Ozturk schrieb:
> >
> > > M57: Between Beta and Gamma Lyrae, a few very faint stars are seen.
> > > Maybe one of them is M57 but unfortunately, this observing session
> > > was not a planned one so I haven't brought a detailed map with me.
> >
> > Hi Erhan!
> >
> > Few weeks ago I saw M 57 with a friends 10x50 Bino. I used two
> 2" O[III] Filters
> > fixed in front if the objective lenses of the Bino. So M57 is
> easy to see. Try
> > the other showpieces like Veil Nebulae, North America or NGC
> 281 using filters.
> > I was so impressed that I didnīt use my 20incher :->
> >
> > Jens from Germany
>
> Jens,
>
> Doing M57 with 10x50's is pretty impressive.  I have been able to
> log it with my
> Celestron 20x80's (unfiltered) from a fairly dark site.
>
> Dave Mitsky
> ASH, DVAA
>
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