[Prev][Next][Index][Thread][Search][Objects]

(IAAC) Obj: Mizar, Alcor - Inst: 6" Orion Dobsonian



----
Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
Date/time of observation: 5:20am UT
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 319 5s, Elev 600ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 7 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 6" Orion Dobsonian
Magnification: 48x, 70X, 120x, 300x
Filter(s): 
Object(s): Mizar, Alcor
Category: Multiple star.
Class: 
Constellation: UMa
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
At one time I could separate Mizar and Alcor with only my glasses, but
not any more. However, even at low power I could easily split Mizar
and its companion. This made a nice little test for my scope.
--
** This observing log automatically submitted via the Web from:
  http://www.visualdeepsky.org/enter-log.html