Astronomy

Observing Log for

Session Details


Observatory Field, Durham

54.7679, -1.58724

100m

Notes

Conditions very changeable through the night. At sundown there was approximately 75% clear sky but this soon declined and by midnight there was almost 75% cloud cover. The Comet NEAT was observed in Cancer with the use of binocolurs - could not be found with the naked eye. After midnight the sky cleared until we had almost 100% visibility.

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Observations

Comet NEAT

Comet NEAT was observed in Cancer with the use of binocolurs - could not be found with the naked eye.

Beehive Cluster

Beehive Cluster observed through binoculars

Venus

Crescent shape of Venus seen through the Meade in the east

Jupiter

Jupiter and 4 moons seen through the Nexstar

International Space Station

Pass of the International Space Station - 00:04 BST

Iridium Flare

Iridium Flare (mag -6) observed at 00:47 BST