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SIR PATRICK MOORE 1923-2012

Norman Lockyer Observatory.
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June

in Targets for each month Wed Jun 01, 2011 12:13 pm
by revandBellman • 5.132 Posts

Constellation - Herculaes
Moon - Sea of Tranquility -
Cater Taruntius
Crater Makelyne
Crater Plinius
Rupus Cauchy
Disturbance around Crater Carrel
Crater Aldrin, Collins and Armstrong near Crater Sabine
Deep Space - M 13 , M 92, NGC 6210, NGC 6229, Abell 39
Double Stars -
Gamma Virginis near Saturn
Alpha Herculis is a visual binary with a very long period, something like 3600 years.
Zeta Herculis is a rapid binary with colour contrast, a yellow primary and red companion with a period of 34.45 years
Kappa Herculis is an easily resolved binary:
Rho Herculis: two white stars which make a lovely double.
95 Herculis is a very attractive double with contrasting colours, often described as gold and silver
99 Herculis is a very close rapid binary:
100 Herculis is another gorgeous binary of two equal white stars easily resolved.
Struve 2319.


NEQ6 mount, C6 telescope with skywatcher guide scope for moving around with Starlight SXVR H9 main camera and SX auto guider.
Celestron C9.25 and WOZ 72 in dome with atik 460 camera and a Co-star for guiding with alpy for spectroscopy.
MCT5 with SE mount and SXVR MX 916 camera and star analyser for spectroscopy
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