A month after our last planetary observing session we tried it once more. Once again the conditions were ugly.
On 9 May 2016 Mercury transited the Sun for the first time since 2006. The transit or passage of an inner planet across the face of the Sun is a relatively rare occurrence. The nextContinue reading
Viktor observed the planetary nebula NGC 1535 in Eridanus. The nebula was discovered by William Herschel on February 1, 1785. Viktor used his small Televue Ranger refractor and had a look on Messier 1, theContinue reading