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Cassiopeia Observatory - Reports 2018

157 Reports

Reports
Date
2018 Year End Report 31 December 2018
Ice Spike; IC342 Galaxy, IC410 Nebula 30 December 2018
Critters, Snow, Extragalactic Supernova Project imaging 29 December 2018
Review - Meade LED Headlamp 28 December 2018
Full Moon 23 December 2018
Local School Model Rocket Program 21 December 2018
Waxing Gibbous Moon on Observatory Dome 20 December 2018
Comet 46P/Wirtanen, Waxing Gibbous Moon 19 December 2018
Edmund Scientific Telescopes Memorial Page 15 December 2018
Review - Astrozap Meade 12 SCT Flexible Dew Shield 14 December 2018
Harassed by Javelinas; Comet 46P/Wirtanen using SkyTracker Pro 14 December 2018
Crescent Moon, Comet 46P/Wirtanen 13 December 2018
Mars-Neptune Conjunction, Crescent Moon, Asteroid Burkhead, Comet 46P/Wirtanen 9 December 2018
Asteroid Burkhead, iPhone Double Cluster 4 December 2018

M77 Galaxy Supernova SN2018ivc 29 November 2018
Comet 46P/Wirtanen 27 November 2018
ISS, Ring Nebula, Moon 25 November 2018
iPhone Imaging: Lunar Craters Copernicus & Tycho Rays 22 November 2018
Sunsets; iPhone Moon, Mars, Neptune, & Uranus 21 November 2018
Short Session of iPhone Moon Astrophotography 18 November 2018
Another Short Session; Moon 17 November 2018
Short Session; Moon and Mars Conjunction 16 November 2018
Smokey Sky, Setting Sun, Green Flash, Moon 14 November 2018
Mercury's Namesake, Crescent Moon, M74 Galaxy 11 November 2018
Crescent Moon; Handheld Andromeda Galaxy test images 10 November 2018
LX600 StarLock Autoguider Tests 8 November 2018
SkyTracker Pro Imaging: Milky Way, Pleiades 7 November 2018
Extragalactic Supernova Project: M74 and NGC672 6 November 2018
Another Bad Imaging Night; NGC672 Galaxy 3 November 2018
Bad Night for Imaging 2 November 2018
Asteroid Wrubel, Comet Wirtanen 1 November 2018

Ghost of Cassiopeia, Double Cluster, Pleiades, Rising Moon 27 October 2018
Lightning; Critter; Observatory; Rising Moon 26 October 2018
Review - Meade Stella Wi-Fi Adapter 23 October 2018
Short Session; iPhone Waxing Gibbous Moon 20 October 2018
Packrat; Lightning; iPhone Moon 18 October 2018
Review - Orion Dual Mount, 9x50 Illuminated Finder Scope 12 October 2018
Crescent Moon, Earthshine, Blue Snowball Nebula 11 October 2018
21h48m Moon; Critter visitors; Eagle Nebula, NGC157 Galaxy 10 October 2018
SkyTracker Pro M31 & M33; Extragalactic Supernova Project M31 & M33 9 October 2018
SkyTracker Pro iPhone & DSLR Sky Astrophotography; NGC7814 Galaxy 6 October 2018
Extragalactic Supernova Project imaging 5 October 2018
Review - Meade Smartphone Adapter 2 October 2018

iPhone Astrophotography: Venus, Asteroid Vesta; D850 DSLR: NGC7479 Galaxy 30 September 2018
iPhone on ETX-125 Astrophotography: M17, M22, M31, M57 29 September 2018
iPhone Astrophotography: Planets, M17, M20, M8, M13 28 September 2018
Owl; iPhone M11, M22, and M31 Astrophotography 27 September 2018
Javelina; Moon 23 September 2018
ETX-125 Observer Telescope iPhone Astrophotography 22 September 2018
Rainbow; Critter; Emmy Nomination; Planets, Moon 21 September 2018
Critter; Battling Floodlights; D850 DSLR Moon imaging 14 September 2018
D850 DSLR SkyTracker Pro: Cassiopeia, Andromeda Galaxy, Helix Nebula 13 September 2018
Western Sky; Persistent Packrat; Cassiopeia Nebulae 12 September 2018
iPhone Planets, Moon; D850 DSLR Galaxies 11 September 2018
Critter Visitors; Cassiopeia Galaxies 10 September 2018
iPhone Planets; Asteroid (1988) Delores, Cassiopeia Open Star Clusters; Critters 9 September 2018
Cassiopeia rising over Cassiopeia Observatory; Cassiopeia Open Clusters 8 September 2018

iPhone Saturn, Mars, Critter; D850 Cassiopeia Open Star Clusters 31 August 2018
iPhone Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars 29 August 2018
Lick Observatory Visit 28 August 2018
Rainbows, Lightning, Rain, Critters, but no Perseid Meteors; D850 Mars & Saturn imaging 28 August 2018
Squirrel, Setting Sun, Jupiter, Saturn, Albireo 7 August 2018
SkyTracker Pro Sky Astrophotography; Nebulae Imaging, Asteroid Imaging 5 August 2018
iPhone Planets; Planets on Dome; D850 Galaxies & Nebulae 4 August 2018
Review - ScopeStuff LX600 12" Primary Mirror Lock 3 August 2018
Lightning; Bunny; Planets, Extragalactic Supernova Project, Comet 21P 1 August 2018

Review - Tele Vue 2" 4X Powermate 24 July 2018
More Weather; More Tele Vue 4X Powermate tests 24 July 2018
Tele Vue 4X Powermate tests; Sky Astrophotography D850 DSLR + f/1.4 50mm lens 18 July 2018
Weather Updates; Venus-Moon Close Conjunction 15 July 2018

D850 DSLR 12" LX600 Image Scale Tests; Jupiter & Galilean Moons 30 June 2018
D850 DSLR Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, Moon on Dome 29 June 2018
D850 DSLR Moon, Jupiter, Saturn 27 June 2018
iPhone Venus, Jupiter, & Moon 26 June 2018
D850 DSLR Venus, Moon, Jupiter, & Saturn 25 June 2018
Radio Show Interview; D850 DSLR Moon & Jupiter 24 June 2018
Sunspot AR2715; Short Session of iPhone Moon, Jupiter Astrophotography 23 June 2018
Imaging: Moon, Jupiter, Saturn, M70 Globular Cluster 22 June 2018
iPhone Mercury, Venus, Lunar Crater Walter, & Jupiter 21 June 2018
iPhone Planets, Moon, Messier Catalog; D850 DSLR Asteroid Vesta 20 June 2018
More Visitors, Lunar Sunrise; Extragalactic Supernova Project imaging 19 June 2018
Visitors; iPhone M14; More Extragalactic Supernova Project imaging 18 June 2018
Software Review - Observatory for macOS 16 June 2018
Coolpix P900 ISS; D850 DSLR Extragalactic Supernova Project 12 June 2018
Extragalactic Supernova Project imaging; Crescent Nebula 11 June 2018
Cloudy Sky; Coolpix P900 Setting Sun, ISS 10 June 2018
Cloudy Sky; Coolpix P900 Venus, ISS 9 June 2018
Extragalactic Supernova Project: M65 & M66 8 June 2018
Book Review - Supernova Search Atlas and Guide 6 June 2018
Astrophotography Ring Nebula, M4 Globular Cluster, Dumbbell Nebula 4 June 2018
iPhone Venus, Jupiter, Messier Globular Clusters; D850 M13 Globular Cluster 3 June 2018
D850 DSLR Venus, Jupiter 2 June 2018
Review - Nikon Coolpix P900 Digital Camera 1 June 2018
More Coolpix P900 Camera tests; iPhone Jupiter 1 June 2018

Initial Coolpix P900 Camera Tests 31 May 2018
iPhone Venus; D850 DSLR Moon on Dome, Moon, Jupiter 29 May 2018
Rising Moon, Pretty Sunset, Moon and Jupiter 28 May 2018
Moon Photos with iPhone on 12" LX600 25 May 2018
Critter visitors; Moon on Dome 24 May 2018
Clouds, Moon, International Space Station 21 May 2018
D850 DSLR Moon, ISS, Jupiter 20 May 2018
Mountain Vista School students visit Cassiopeia Observatory 19 May 2018
Crescent Moon & Venus 18 May 2018
Moon & Venus; M81, M82, Leo Triplet Galaxies; iPhone M12 & M4 Globular Clusters 17 May 2018
D850 Centaurus A Galaxy, iPhone Messier Globular Clusters 16 May 2018
D850 DSLR Astrophotography Whirlpool Galaxy; Another Visitor 15 May 2018
Another Special Guest, Cloudy Session 14 May 2018
Dusty Sunset; Special Guest; Long Night of Observing 13 May 2018
M87 Jet; Centaurus A; iPhone Omega Centauri 10 May 2018
Ceres; Quasar 3C273; M100 Galaxy; Omega Centauri, M13, M92 Globular Clusters; Jupiter 9 May 2018
D850 DSLR Astrophotography Galaxies 6 May 2018
iPhone Messier Galaxies Astrophotography; NASA InSight Mars Mission Launch 5 May 2018
Venus in Western Sky; iPhone Messier Catalog Astrophotography 4 May 2018

Telescope tests; Weather Updates; Full Moon & Jupiter 30 April 2018
Crescent Moon & Venus; Asteroid Honeycutt (Mag. +16.6); Galaxies 18 April 2018
Humingbird; Asteroid Sherrod (Mag. +19.2) 15 April 2018
Hawk; Weather; Neighbor Lights; iPhone Messier Objects 14 April 2018
Asteroid Barentine, Galaxies, iPhone Messier Objects 10 April 2018
Review - Orbitrack iOS app 10 April 2018
D850 DSLR video tests; iPhone Astrophotography Messier Catalog Objects 3 April 2018
Venus; iPhone M40, M106, M109; Saturn-Mars Conjunction; Jupiter; Moon 2 April 2018

Jet-Helicopter Formation; Rising Full Moon 31 March 2018
Critter; iPhone Moon 30 March 2018
Some Events; Deer; Gibbous Moon, Venus-Uranus Conjunction 29 March 2018
D850 DSLR tests; Crescent Moon & Earthshine 20 March 2018
Critters; NGC3190 & other galaxies, NGC3628 Sarah's Galaxy 16 March 2018
D850 DSLR & SkyTracker Pro: Orion Nebula; iPhone 8 Plus: Messier Catalog Objects 7 March 2018
Setting Moon & Picacho Peak; Venus-Mercury Conjunction 4 March 2018
Venus-Mercury Conjunction, Rising Moon 3 March 2018
Venus & Mercury Conjunction, Full Moon on Observatory Dome 2 March 2018
Nearly Full Moon Projected on Observatory Dome 1 March 2018

D850 DSLR: Moon; Owl & Stars; Visual on the "Pup Star" 27 February 2018
iPhone + 12" Telescope: Lunar Crater Clavius 26 February 2018
Hawks; Waxing Gibbous Moon 25 February 2018
Venus, Sunrise at Lunar Crater Walther, Supernova 2018pv 23 February 2018
Birds; Crescent Moon 21 February 2018
iPhone: ISS pass over Cassiopeia Observatory; Cloudy Sky 12 February 2018
D850 DSLR Astrophotography: Flame, Running Man, & Horsehead Nebulae 10 February 2018
D850 DSLR + SkyTracker Pro Astrophotography: M31, M81 & M82 Galaxies 9 February 2018
D850 DSLR Astrophotography: Asteroid (9144) Hollisjohnson, Mag +17.5 8 February 2018
D850 Astrophotography: SpaceX Rocket, Asteroid 20 Massalia 7 February 2018
Review - Nikon D850 DSLR 6 February 2018
D850 Handheld Zodiacal Light, iPhone M81 & M82 Galaxies 6 February 2018
More D850 DSLR Astrophotography Tests 5 February 2018
D850 DSLR Astrophotography Tests; iPhone Messier Open Clusters 4 February 2018

Total Lunar Eclipse 31 January 2018
Total Lunar Eclipse Preparation 30 January 2018
Telescopes Family Portrait; Waxing Gibbous Moon 29 January 2018
Short Session; Waxing Gibbous Moon, Pretty Sunset 28 January 2018
DSLR Astrophotography: Waxing Gibbous Moon, Orion; Lunar Observing 27 January 2018
More Mountain Vista School 4th Graders visit Cassiopeia Observatory 25 January 2018
Mountain Vista School 4th Graders visit Cassiopeia Observatory 24 January 2018
Meade EclipseView 114 "First Light"; iPhone Astrophotography: M44 Beehive Cluster 20 January 2018
iPhone Star Cluster Astrophotography: Trapezium, M79, M41, M50 18 January 2018
DSLR imaging: NGC2264, Asteroid Edmondson, & NGC2261 13 January 2018
DSLR Imaging: Orion, Zodiacal Light, Asteroid Edmondson attempt 12 January 2018
Perigee Full Moon; DSO Observing; Castor with iPhone 5 January 2018

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