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Deep Sky
Collingwood Astronomy Club
NGC 457
These are the ones that I've seen so far. No images yet, what do expect from an unmodded Philips ToUcam Pro II webcam on an undriven 102mm MakCas telescope?
    Messier objects

  • M2 Globular Cluster, Aqr, mag 7.5, size 12.9'
  • M4 Globular Cluster, Sco, mag 7.5, size 26.3'
  • M5 Globular Cluster, Ser, mag 7.0, size 17.4'
  • M11 'Wild Duck' Open Cluster, Sct, mag 7.0, size 14.0'
  • M13 Globular Cluster, Her, mag 7.0, size 16.6'
  • M15 Globular Cluster, Peg, mag 7.5, size 12.3'
  • M16 Open Cluster, Ser, mag 6.5, size 7.0' and 'Eagle' Nebula
  • M26 Open Cluster, Sct, mag 9.5, size 15.0'
  • M27? Dumbbell Nebula, Planetary, Vul, mag 7.5, size 480" X 340"
  • M31 'Andromeda' Galaxy, And, mag 4.5, size 178'
  • M33 'Pinwheel' Galaxy, Tri, mag 7.0, size 73' X 45'
  • M34 Open Cluster, Per, mag 6.0, size 35.0'
  • M35 Open Cluster, Gem, mag 5.5, size 28.0'
  • M36? Open Cluster, Aur, mag 6.5, size 12.0' (Bins?)
  • M37? Open Cluster, Aur, mag 6.0, size 24.0' (Bins?)
  • M39 Open Cluster, Cyg, mag 5.5, size 32.0'
  • M41 Open Cluster, CMa, mag 5.0, size 38.0'
  • M42 Orion Nebula, Ori, mag 5.0, size 85' X 60'
  • M43 Orion Nebula, Ori, mag 7.0, size 20' X 15'
  • M44 'Praesepe' Open Cluster, Cnc, mag 4.0, size 95.0'
  • M45 'Pleiades' Open Cluster, Tau, mag 1.4, size 110.0'
  • M47 Open Cluster, Pup, mag 4.5, size 30.0'
  • M51 'Whirlpool' Galaxy, CVn, mag 8.0, size 11' X 7'
  • M53? Globular Cluster, Com, mag 8.5, size 12.6'
  • M57 'Ring Nebula' Planetary, Lyra, mag 9.5, size 85.6" X 61.6"
  • M67 Open Cluster, Cnc, mag 7.5, size 30.0'
  • M71 Cluster, Sge, mag 8.5, size 7.2'
  • M80? Globular Cluster, Sco, mag 8.5, size 8.9'
  • M103? Open Cluster, Cas, mag 7.0, size 6.0'
  • Others

  • NGC 457 Open Cluster, Cas, mag 6.4, size 13.0'. One to try with the webcam? - Image?
  • NGC 869 'Double Cluster', Open Cluster, Per, mag 5.3, size 29.0'
  • NGC 884 'Double Cluster', Open Cluster, Per, mag 6.1, size 29.0'
  • Mel 20 Alpha Per Association, Open Cluster, Per, mag 1.2, size 185'
  • Mel 25 'Hyades' Open Cluster, Tau, mag 0.5, size 330'
  • NGC 1981 Open Cluster, Ori, mag 4.2, size 25.0'
  • NGC 2169 Open Cluster, Ori, mag 5.9, size 6.0'. Not seen this one yet, but it should be a good webcam target.
  • NGC 2232 Open Cluster, Mon, mag 3.9, size 29.0'
  • NGC 2244 Open Cluster, Mon, mag 4.8, size 23.0'
  • NGC 2264 Open Cluster, Mon, mag 3.9, size 20.0'. S Mon and Cone nebula
  • Mel 111 'Coma Star Cluster', Open Cluster, Com, mag 1.8, size 275'
  • IC 4665 Open Cluster, Oph, mag 4.2, size 70.0'
  • Cr 399 'Coat Hanger', Open Cluster, Vul, mag 3.6, size 60.0'

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Created 8/9/05
Last Modified 21/3/06