Backyard Astronomer Index

Welcome to my backyard. I live 9 miles outside Nottingham in the United Kingdom. As a result I suffer from light pollution from the sky glow given off by Nottingham. To top that off I have two sodium street lights - one at each end of my garden. One thing I don't need is any light to read star charts by, I've plenty of spare light...

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Observing Reports

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My Telescope:    
Orion Europa 150mm reflector f/5 

 

6x30 finder scope 
Equatorial mount with slow motion controls 
Equipment:  
25mm and 9mm Kelner eyepieces supplied with the telescope 
6.4mm Meade Series 4000 Super Plossl 
32mm Sirus Plossl 
2X Meade Apochromatic Barlow 
Moon filter

My backyard


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