Wednesday, March 28, 2012

And again ....

Well, out again last night with just a quick update of the previous post.
I have said this before, but I am seeing things lately that I have never seen before, either naked-eye or optical.
Another one is M44 - Praesepe at mag 3.10 in Cancer. This is left of Orion and is a naked-eye open cluster. A real delight in the binos as well. Then if you simply move to the 7 o'clock you come across M67 - another open cluster at mag 6.9. This is easily visible in the binos.

So it suddenly dawned on me that with this evening and the last I can easily get to mag 7 in the binos. and probably further given a moon less night.


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