SHOOTING LIST

Started 2001-11-11; printed 2003-10-24

 

Object name

Size

Comments, image url

RA

Dec

EGB 6

12’

Large for a PN (in Leo?); VERY dim; use RC f/9 or f/7 and clear, RGB

09 52 59.1

+13 44 34

PuWe1

20’

Purgathofer-Weinberger 1 - large planetary nebula (h-alpha). 1 hour image of it (300mm lens, f/2.8 h-alpha filter).  Rick Schranz: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SBIG/files/purgathofer-weinberger1.jpg

06 19 33.9

+55 36 45

IC 289

30x45 arcsec

Tiny planetary in Cassiopeia

 

 

IC 443

27’ x 7’ or 50’ (TheSky)

Very large SN remnant, H alpha, in Gemini; http://www.psiaz.com/Schur/astro/ccdimagepages/ic443.html; Wil Milan: http://www.astrophotographer.com/IC443_Ha.html

 

 

IC1275 +N6559

large

Mix of dark, reflect, & emis nebulae E of Lagoon: http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap020520.html

 

 

IC1296

Small

Nice spiral close to M57, 2.5 ring diams from the Ring

 

 

IC1396

170’x140’

Huge emission nebula, Cepheus, very faint!

 

 

IC1805

Medium

Mysterious em neb; fine detail, see http://members.aon.at/wpromper/ic_1805n.htm

 

 

IC 2177

120’ diam

Seagull Neb in Monoceros; use 180 mm lens on ST10 (Winter)

 

 

IC3461

8 min

Nice clump of gals in Virgo

 

 

M001

 

http://www.robgendlerastropics.com/M1.html; fascinating polarized light shot at http://www.psiaz.com/Schur/astro/ccdimagepages/m1polarized.html

 

 

M005

Big?

Great Globular: http://www.psiaz.com/Schur/astro/ccdimagepages/m5.html

 

 

M051

 

http://home.earthlink.net/~gstevens914/pm51w.htm; A. Block: http://www.noao.edu/outreach/aop/observers/m51block4.jpg

 

 

M61

6’ x 6‘

Face-on spiral in Virgo (AdamBlock). Use 1x1 RGB on RC f/9; then L-R and DDP.

 

 

M063

 

Sunflower gal: http://www.wodaski.com/wodaski/images/new/FCT150/sunflower_crop.jpg

 

 

M074

 

Face on SG with SNova: http://www.astrooptik.com/Bildergalerie/PolluxGallery/M74.htm

 

 

M081

 

Gendler’s version: http://www.robgendlerastropics.com/M81.html

http://www.ccdtom.com/m81_tak4_lrgb.htm nice lrgb image Carrico

 

 

M083

 

Beautiful face-on spiral in Virgo? http://users.westconnect.com.au/~sjastro/M83c.html

 

 

M87

8’ x 7’

Spiral gal in Virgo

 

 

M99

 

Beautiful small spir gal: http://www.psiaz.com/Schur/astro/ccdimagepages/m99.html

 

 

M106

 

Big spiral gal: http://www.noao.edu/outreach/aop/observers/m106.html

 

 

N70

Small

Cluster of galaxies in Andromeda; AdamBlock’s 20” RC: http://www.noao.edu/outreach/aop/observers/n70.html

 

 

N708

Small (RC f/9)

Cluster of galaxies in Andromeda. See http://www.hiddenloft.darkhorizons.org/NGC/n708.htm

 

 

N1491 + S-206

21 arcmin

Nice emission nebula in Perseus: http://www.PSIAZ.com/Schur/astro/ccdimagepages/n1491.html

 

 

N1535

Small

Planetary neb, intense blue, Eridanus, see http://www.psiaz.com/schur/astro/ccdimagepages/ngc1535.html

 

 

N2022

16 sec

Blue planetary nebula: http://members-fp-1.rwc1.sfba.home.net/space-pics/Ngc2022.htm

 

 

N2067

 

Large blue reflection nebula: http://www.starryscapes.com/nebula/ngc2067.html

 

 

N2174

20-30’

Dim Orion emission nebula + bright star

6h 9.7’

+20° 30’

N2175

Large! Epsilon!

Orion-Gemini emission nebula + bright star (cf N2174); http://www.astrophoto.net/ngc2175.html

 

 

N2244

 

Rosette emis nebula; Loke Tan, http://www.starryscapes.com/nebula/rosette.html; graylak: http://www.gralak.com/Astro/Rosette-HA-LRGB2-Reduced.jpg

 

 

N2359

Thor’s Helmet in Monoceros (Winter)

 

 

N2362

 

Open cluster: http://home.att.net/~hermperez1/ngc2362.htm

 

 

N2392

 

Small round blue planetary "Eskimo" at http://www.noao.edu/outreach/aop/observers/n2392.html

 

 

N2403

18’ x 12’

Spiral gal in Camelopardalis (Winter)

 

 

N2841

 

Faint spiral

 

 

N2903

RC x 1 (12x6’)

Very nice face-on spiral in Leo, mag 9.3

9 32.2

21 30’

N2964-2968

 

Nice pair of spirals

 

 

N3184

RC x 0.67

Very nice face-on spiral in UMa

 

 

N3190

RC x 0.75

A different Leo Trio or quartet – very nice! Include 3183, 3185, 3187, and 3190 for best result.

10h 18m

+21° 50’

N3242

 

Beautiful blue PN, Jupiter’s ghost: http://members.cox.net/space-pics/Ngc3242.htm

 

 

N3351 (M95)

8’ x 5’

Leo barred spiral

10h44m

+11° 42’

N3379,-84,-89

6’ x 1’

Another Leo trio

10h 48.2m

+12° 35’

N3953

 

Nice spiral in UMa http://www.mindspring.com/~sb635/ngc3953el.htm

 

 

N3993

Small!

Nice group of small galaxies in Leo: http://www.astrooptik.com/Bildergalerie/PolluxGallery/NGC3993.htm

 

 

N4236

Large – AP f4.5 or 6

Very nice spiral or irreg gal Rich Jacobs http://www.azastronomy.com/images/030525%20NGC4236%20ColorLabel.jpg

Draco; GOOD GUIDE STAR!

 

N4535

 

Nice barred spiral in Virgo; 7x6 min

12h34.3m

+08 12

N4568

 

Amazing pair of spiral galaxies (ABlock): http://www.noao.edu/outreach/aop/observers/n4568.html

 

 

N4606

3-5 min

Nice clump of gals in Virgo

 

 

N4676

3 x 1.5 ?

Amazing tiny dim  mice galaxies: http://www.psiaz.com/Schur/astro/ccdimagepages/mice.html

 

 

N4725

 

Nice spiral galaxy  for 416?  http://www.astrooptik.com/Bildergalerie/PolluxGallery/NGC4725.htm

 

 

N4736 (M94)

13’ x 12’

Nice face-on spiral in C Venatici

 

 

N5033

11’ x 5‘

Nice spiral galaxy in C Venatici

 

 

N5139

 

Omega Centauri; fantastic: http://www.starryscapes.com/clusters/ngc5139.html

 

 

N5248

 

Nice spiral in a field with other spirals using RC at f/7; alone at f/9

 

 

N5395

5 x 2

Pair of tiny interacting CVn galaxies:http://www.noao.edu/outreach/aop/observers/n5394.html

 

 

N5921

4.9 min

Beautiful, SMALL, barred spiral in Serpens: http://www.psiaz.com/Schur/astro/ccdimagepages/n5921.html

 

 

N5985

 

Nice spiral, said to have a good guide star (ST-7)

 

 

N6050

RC @ f/9

Cluster of small galaxies in Hercules; Adam Block

 

 

N6337

48 sec

Pale blue PN in Scorpius

 

 

N6357

25 min

Big H-a emission nebula in Scorpius: http://www.celestialimage.com/page2b.html

 

 

N6520

RC f/10

Beautiful open cluster with Barnard 86 dark neb; Russ Croman:

http://www.rc-astro.com/star_clusters/ngc6520.htm

 

 

N6543

 

Nice plan neb (yellow-green!): http://home.attbi.com/~jeboud/ngc6543.htm

 

 

N6781

small

Nice small red PN: http://www.noao.edu/outreach/aop/observers/n6781.html

 

 

N6820

40’ x 30’

Nice emission neb in Vulpecula: needs AP f6

 

 

N6823

Large

Nice emission nebula near M27; see http://www.galaxies.com/ccds/ngc6823_3inch.jpg

 

 

N6888

18’ x 12’

Crescent neb (Ha emission) in Cyg; needs Ap f6 ?

 

 

N6946

13’ x 13’

NICE Face on spiral, Cepheus, A Block; T Hallas: www.noao.edu/outreach/aop/observers/n6946.html

http://www.astrophoto.com/NGC6946.htm

20h24.8

+60 09

N7009

Small

Beautiful planetary; Saturn nebula. see http://www.azastronomy.com/images/020929%20NGC7009RC%20color.jpg

 

 

N7023

Iris Nebula

Small blue planetary; http://home.t-online.de/home/c-h.scholz/images/ngc7023.htm; also http://home.earthlink.net/~stracgs3/pages/n7023.htm ; also Hallas http://www.astrophoto.com/NGC7023.htm

 

 

N7317-7320

4’ x 4’

Stephan’s Quintet: small, faint! Pegasus.

22h36’

+33° 58’

N7331

11’ x 4’

Nice spir gal group: use 60inch fl and 100+min lum http://www.threebuttes.com/ngc7331.htm Pegasus

22h 37.1’

+34°25’

N7385

12’ x 14’NS

Center of group of 7 small galaxies in Peg

 

 

N7464

6’ x 4’

Center gal of 3 small gal in Peg

 

 

N7479 (Peg)

3.5’ x 3.2’

Beautiful barred spiral gal; Adam Block; Pegasus http://www.astrooptik.com/Bildergalerie/PolluxGallery/NGC7479.htm; http://robgendler.astrodigitals.com/7479.html

 

 

N7662

 

Small Blue Snowball planetary nebula: http://www.psiaz.com/Schur/astro/ccdimagepages/n7662.html

 

 

N7814

6.3 x 2.2 arcmin

Edge on spiral galaxy in Pegasus: http://www.psiaz.com/Schur/astro/ccdimagepages/n7814.html

 

 

SH2-129

Very big 60’

Cepheus, diffuse emis neb

21h 15.2

+60 00

SH2-132

 

Cepheus emission nebula

22 25 29

+55 54 02

U Ceph

 

Variable star, 6.7 to 9.2, 2.49 day period

1h2.3’

+81 53

Ugc10241

tiny

Tadpole gal; tiny with long tail disturbed spiral http://www.psiaz.com/Schur/astro/ccdimagepages/ugc10214.html

 

 

M84-M86 ++

3’ RA x 30’ ?

Markarian’s chain http://www.astrosurf.com/jwisn/chain.htm

N4387, N4388, N4402, N4425, N4435, N4438.Long cluster of tiny gals

12h 25.1m

+12° 53’

Hickson 87 (in TheSKY, ESO 597-36

Triplet or quad of galaxies

Very small, faint. Use RC at f/9.0, long exposures and clear filter. Rotate for a guide star.

20 47 20

-19 51 17

Comet Neat VI

 

Brightening in Jan Feb 2003; position 5 Jan:

05 35 50

+11 53 50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EGB = Ellis-Grayson-Bond