[AZ-Observing] Re: Jennifer's confluence info please

  • From: "Steve Coe" <stevecoe@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2008 19:14:54 -0700

Howdy Jenn, et al;

I will get it installed into the next release of the SAC Asterism =
database.
With the weather, it would appear I will have plenty of time to do so;-(
Thanks for the input, I look forward to observing it sometime.

I promise I know that M 24 is at 18 hours of RA;
Steve Coe


-----Original Message-----
From: az-observing-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:az-observing-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jennifer Polakis
Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2008 4:55 PM
To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [AZ-Observing] Re: Jennifer's confluence info please
Importance: High

Here's a correction to the RA that Tom Mozden just notified me of, it =
should

read RA 18h, NOT 8h--it was a typo in the  July-August French Astronomie =

magazine as well--at least in the pages that the author sent me.  I =
changed=20
it in my email below as well.
Thanks,
Jennifer

----- Original Message -----=20
From: "Jennifer Polakis" <m24@xxxxxxx>
To: <az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2008 2:34 PM
Subject: Re: [AZ-Observing] Jennifer's confluence info please


> Jenn's confluence aka Polakis 1, a confluence of two star rivers in =
M24=20
> that point to M17, contains triple star HJ 594  RA 18h 13m 21s=20
>  Dec -18d47', at 17 arcminutes in size it is a great small telescope=20
> target but not easily discernible in binoculars.
>
> ----- Original Message -----=20
> From: "Steve Coe" <stevecoe@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2008 3:15 AM
> Subject: [AZ-Observing] Jennifer's confluence info please
>
>
> Howdy all;
>
> OK, I have a candidate so we can start the conversation of what there =
is =3D
> to
> put into the database for asterisms.  Gene, I will not need to delete
> anything, this will simply be the 114th object in the SAC asterisms
> database.
>
> So, Jennifer's Confluence (sp?) is at 18h 16.5m and -18d 52m as far as =
I =3D
> can
> figure from a place within M 24 that is a spot where two rather =3D
> prominent
> chains of stars come close to one another.  The entire asterism is =
about =3D
> 17
> arcminutes in size.  Let me know if I am on the right track.  Input =
from
> Jennifer, did you spot it in binoculars, so are we looking at bright =
=3D
> stars?
>
>
> Clear skies;
> Steve Coe
>
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