[AZ-Observing] Re: A Tale of Two Images...

  • From: Brian Skiff <bas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2015 12:14:33 -0700

On Sun, 2015-01-18 at 11:53 -0700, David M. Douglass wrote:
> A tale of two images..
> Last night, I was working on my Astronomical League (AL) Flat Galaxy (aka
> Edge-On Galaxies) observations, and one of my targets was NGC 2820. You can
> see the resultant image of that observation here:
> http://www.az-dahut.net/Obs-Log-Sheets/NGC-2820-01172015.jpg       

     This is indeed an interesting group of galaxies,
and a fun challenge for visual observers.
Those Luginbuhl & Skiff guys observed the field
visually about 30 years ago, and you can see Chris L's
drawing on page 242 of their book --- made with the
24-inch Cassegrainian that at the time was at 
     The little galaxy on the lower-right end of
NGC 2820 in your photo is IC 2458.


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