Meeting Video 2021 - February

Venue of Event: 

Zoom

Featured Presentation(s): 

Regular items:

Chair's Welcome - Dave Chisolm
Ottawa Skies - Dave Chisolm
Observation reports
Monthly Observation Challenges
Announcements


 

AstroNotes 2021 January Vol: 60 issue 01

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Editor’s Message . Notes from the President . Ottawa Skies . The Ottawa Observatory . Walter Scott Houston . FLO Moments . 50th Anniversary Events . Hot Topic . Astronotes Volume 59 Index . Monthly Challenge Objects . In Search of Mayall’s Object . Submitted Images . Estelle’s Pick of the Month . Carp Star Parties . FLO Star Parties . Next Meeting . Centre Information

Volume: 

60

Meeting Video 2021 - January

Venue of Event: 

Zoom

Meeting Video 2020 - December

Venue of Event: 

Zoom

AstroNotes 2020 December Vol: 59 issue 12

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Editor’s Message. President’s Report. Financial Statements.Annual Awards. Ottawa Skies. Hot Topic. Monthly Challenge Objects. Submitted Images. Estelle’s Pick of the Month. Carp Star Parties. FLO Star Parties. Next Meeting. Centre Information

Volume: 

59

AstroNotes 2020 November Vol: 59 issue 11

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Editor’s Message . Ottawa Skies . Member Profile . Monthly Challenge Objects . Submitted Images . For Sale . Estelle’s Pick of the Month . Carp Star Parties . FLO Star Parties . Next Meeting . Centre Information

Volume: 

59

Meeting Video 2020 - November

Venue of Event: 

Zoom

AstroNotes 2020 October Vol: 59 issue 10

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Editor’s Message . Volunteering .Ottawa Skies . Smartphone Astronomy . Adventures in Alignment . Monthly Challenge Objects . Submitted Images . Estelle’s Pick of the Month . Carp Star Parties . FLO Star Parties . Next Meeting . Centre Information

Volume: 

59

Meeting Video 2020 - October

Venue of Event: 

Zoom

Featured Presentation(s): 

Regular items:

Ottawa Skies - Dave Chisholm
M&M Challenge (over the 5-minute break)
Observation reports
Monthly Observation Challenges
Announcements
 


 

Observing Challenges for October

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Year Beginner Intermediate Advanced Lunar Solar System
2020

Messier 33
Spiral Galaxy in Triangulum
Also known as “The Triangulum Galaxy”
Magnitude 5.7
2.73Mly away

NGC 7009
Planetary nebula in Aquarius
Also known as “The Saturn Nebula”
Magnitude 8.0
41”x35” in size

IC1396
Nebula in constellation Cepheus
Also known as “The Elephant’s Trunk”

Solis Lacus
Officially known as Solis Lacus
Variable surface feature of Mars
Variability thought the be caused by dust storms

 
2019

Messier 74
Spiral galaxy in Pisces
10th magnitude
10.5’ x 9.5’ in size
Sometimes called the “Phantom Galaxy”

Caldwell 33
Also known as the Veil Nebula
Supernova remnant in Cygnus
7th magnitude
OIII filter helps quite a bit

NGC 1
Spiral galaxy in Pegasus
13.6 apparent magnitude
1.6’ x 1.2’ apparent size
First object observed by Heinrich d’Arrest in 1860

Palus Epidemiarum
Small lunar mare on the south western part of the moon
Southwest of Mare Nubium
Covers an area about 286km in diameter

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