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Observation by Eric Walker: Live Observing Webcast (Highlands Astron...

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Eric Walker

Observer

Eric Walker

Observed

2020 Oct 24 - 20:00

Uploaded

2020 Oct 26 - 11:35

Objects

The Ring Nebula (M57)

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Constellation

Lyra

Field centre

RA: 18h53m
Dec: +33°00'
Position angle: -82°07'

Field size

0°14' × 0°11'

Equipment
  • C11 SCT
  • F/6.3 reducer
  • ZWO ASI071MC Pro camera
Location

Beinn View Observatory, Conon Bridge, Scottish Highlands

Target name

Ring Nebula (M57)

Title

Live Observing Webcast (Highlands Astronomical Society)

About this image

Fantastic live & interactive observing webcast on Saturday night - in 1080p resolution & watched by 33+ enthusiastic viewers/observers from Stornoway to North Ronaldsay to Thurso to Inverness to Glasgow to Brechin to Belgium!

You can watch the entire recorded session here and fast track to your favourite bits - https://youtu.be/rZAsNvYL5T4    At the time of posting, the YouTube video has already had 140+ views!

This is an amazing achievement for our amateur astronomy club and is enabling us to carry out our key aims of delivering practical observing astronomy and outreach during these strange COVID-19 times.

Clear Skies and Keep Your Heads Up

Eric (HAS Chair)

www.spacegazer.com & Facebook

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