NexStar 50 - Observing Log
John and Bobbie Hilliard
                   
    Designation RA DEC Date Time Instrument Seeing (1-10) Description
1 Orion Nebula M42 / NGC1976 5h 35.4m -5° 27' 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin
2 Hercules Cluster M13 / NGC6205 16h 41.7m 36° 28' 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin ( Way Low in West)
3 Ring Nebula M57 / NGC6720 18h 53.6m 33° 2' 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin
4 Saturn na na na 12/09/01 6:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin
5 Moon na na na 12/29/01 11:00 PM Nexstar 5   Irmo, South Carolina
6 Andromeda M31 / NGC224 0h 42.7m 41° 16' 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin
7 Dumbell Nebula M27 / NGC6853 19h 59.6m 22° 43 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin
8 Pleiades / Seven Sisters M45 / na 3h 47m 24° 7' 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin  ( f 6.3 R/C w/ 32mm Plössl )
9 Jupiter na na na 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin
10 Wild Duck Cluster M11 / NGC6705 18h 51.1m -6° 16' 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin
11 Bode's Galaxy  and M81 / NGC3031 9h 55.6m 69° 4' 12/27/01 11:00PM Nexstar 5   Irmo, South Carolina
        Cigar Galaxy M82 / NGC3034 9h 55.8m 69° 41' 12/27/01 11:00PM Nexstar 5   Irmo, South Carolina
12 Swan Nebula M17 / NGC6618 18h 20.8m -16° 11' 8/02/02 10:00PM~12:00AM Nexstar 5   Irmo, South Carolina
13 Albireo-Double NexStar# 4597 19h 30.7m 27° 58' 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin
14 Perseus Double Cluster na / NGC869&884 2h 20.7m 57° 07' 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin
15 Whirlpool Galaxy M51 / NGC5194 13h 29.9m 47° 12' 4/15/02 11:00 PM Nexstar 5   Irmo, South Carolina
16 Lagoon Nebula M8 / NGC6523 18h 3.8m -24° 23' 8/02/02 10:00PM~12:00AM Nexstar 5   Irmo, South Carolina
17 Beehive Cluster M44 / NGC2632 8h 40.1m 19° 59' 12/27/01 11:00PM Nexstar 5   Irmo, South Carolina ( f/6.3 R/C w/ 32mm Plössl )
18 Western Veil Nebula na / NGC6960 20h 45.7m 30° 43' 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin
        Eastern Veil Nebula na / NGC6992 20h 56.2m 31° 04' 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin
19a Globular Cluster in Canis Vanatici M3 / NGC 5272 13h 42.7m 28° 22' 4/15/02 11:00 PM Nexstar 5   Irmo, South Carolina
20 UnNamed Globular in Sagittarius M22 / NGC6656 18h 36.4m -23° 54' 8/02/02 10:00PM~12:00AM Nexstar 5   Irmo, South Carolina
21 Butterfly Cluster M6 / NGC6405 17h 40.1m -32° 13' 8/02/02 10:00PM~12:00AM Nexstar 5   Irmo, South Carolina
22 Double Double - Epsilon Lyra 1 & 2 NexStar# 4375  Nexstar # 4376 18h 44.3m 39° 40' 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin
23a Globular Cluster in Serpens M5 / NGC 5904 15h 18.70m 2° 04' 4/15/02 11:00 PM Nexstar 5   Irmo, South Carolina
24 Blue Snowball Planetary Nebula na / NGC7662 23h 25.9m 42° 33' 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin
25 Sprial Galaxy M66 / NGC3627 11h 20.2m 12° 59' 4/15/02 11:00 PM Nexstar 5   Irmo, South Carolina
26 Coathanger CR399 19h 25.4m 27° 58' 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin
27 UnNamed Galaxy in Leo M65 / NGC3623 11h 18.9m 13° 5' 4/15/02 11:00 PM Nexstar 5   Irmo, South Carolina
28 Ptolemy's Cluster M7 / NGC6475 17h 53.9m -34° 49' 8/02/02 10:00PM~12:00AM Nexstar 5   Irmo, South Carolina
29 Bernice's Hair Clip na / NGC4565 12h 36.3m 25° 59' 4/15/02 11:00 PM Nexstar 5   Irmo, South Carolina
30 UnNamed Globular in Pegasus M15 / NGC7078 21h 30.0m 12° 10' 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin
31 Owl Cluster na / NGC457 1h 19.2m 58°20' 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin
32 Milky Way na na na 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin
33 Trapezium in Orion NexStar# 658 5h 35.4m -5° 27' 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin
34 UnNamed Open Cluster in Puppis M46 / NGC2437 7h 41.8m -14° 49' 4/15/02 11:00 PM Nexstar 5   Irmo, South Carolina
35 Double Triangle (Star Gate) HIP 61466 12h 36.0m -12° 0' 4/15/02 11:00 PM Nexstar 5   Irmo, South Carolina
36 24 Com NexStar# 1521 12h 35.1m 18° 23' 4/15/02 11:00 PM Nexstar 5   Irmo, South Carolina
37 UnNamed Open Cluster in Sagittarius M25 / NGC4725 18h 31.6m -19° 15' 8/02/02 10:00PM~12:00AM Nexstar 5   Irmo, South Carolina
38 UnNamed Open Cluster in Gemini M35 / NGC2168 6h 8.9m 24° 20' 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin
39 UnNamed Open Cluster in Cepheus na / NGC7510 23h 11.5m 50° 34' 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin
40 UnNamed Globular Cluster in Hercules M92 / NGC6341 17h 17.1m 43° 8' 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin ( Way Low in West )
41a Open Cluster in Auriga M37 / NGC 2099 5h 52.53m 32° 33' 4/15/02 11:00 PM Nexstar 5   Irmo, South Carolina
42 UnNamed Galaxy in Andromeda na / NGC891 2h 22.6m 42° 20' 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin
43 UnNamed Open Cluster in Ophiuchus na / NGC6633 18h 27.7m 6° 34' 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin
44 UnNamed Galaxy in Coma Berenices M100 / NGC4321 12h 22.9m 15° 49' 4/15/02 11:00 PM Nexstar 5   Irmo, South Carolina
45 Table of Scorpius na / NGC6231 16h 54.0m -41° 48' 8/02/02 10:00PM~12:00AM Nexstar 5   Irmo, South Carolina
46 Triffid Nebula M20 / NGC6514 18h 2.6m -23° 2' 8/02/02 10:00PM~12:00AM Nexstar 5   Irmo, South Carolina
47 Betelguese NexStar# 707 5h 55.2m 7° 24' 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin
48 UnNamed Globular in Sagittarius M55 / NGC6809 19h 40.0m -30° 58' 8/25/02 9:00~11:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin
49 UnNamed  Open Cluster in Auriga M36 / NGC1960 5h 36.1m 34° 8' 12/09/01 5:30~7:00 PM Nexstar 5   Bong Recreation Area, Wisconsin
50 Eagle Nebula & Cluster M16 / NGC6611 18h 18.8m -13° 47' 8/02/02 10:00PM~12:00AM Nexstar 5   Irmo, South Carolina