Tags: Observing

A bit better but not much

Another clear night so I tried again on the 31st of March. The transparency was a bit better but not much. I could see the mag 5 stars but the mag 6 stars remained...

3 shades of grey

Three days of clear (enough) weather in The Netherlands somehow means there’s also a moon out. We haven’t seen a new moon in about 3 months now. But I needed to testdrive my dobson...

Sol from the garden on April 9

A quick look at the sun through a Coronado PST on a Celestron LCM mount. Both borrowed from the public observatory I work for in my spare time. Not much going on though. Only...

Fogged up at Uddel, 19-01

A clear night when none was expected! After initial reluctance to go out in the cold I decided on following Bart K’s lead. I still had no real feel on the performance of my scope...

Observing session of the decade?

Wow. I have never seen a seeing like this before. Or at least can’t remember anything like it. Guess I’m having the summer observing session of a lifetime this weekend. #fingerscrossed #shorts