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Nick Ellis

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Re: Top Ten for Observing
« Reply #15 on: January 13, 2018, 06:37:52 AM »
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On the website "Reptile Nights" , I've already made a post about top ten(!)
But to recap here, they include the Komodo dragon, Reticulated Python, Black Mamba, Salt Water crocodile, King Cobra, Anaconda, Alligator snapping turtle, Inland Taipan, American Alligator and Asian water monitor.



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Re: Top Ten for Observing
« Reply #16 on: January 13, 2018, 01:47:00 PM »
In no particular order:

1. Barnard's Galaxy
2. Hubble's variable nebula
3. NGC253
4. NGC891
5. NGC5907
6. Horsehead Nebula
7. Thor's Helmet
8. North American - Pelican Nebula Complex
9. Rosette Nebula
10.Markarian's Chain (yes, cheating - a lot of galaxies, but hey, it's a "designation")

And many others but have to stick by the rules - 10 only.

vuicapathvie

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Re: Top Ten for Observing
« Reply #17 on: January 13, 2018, 02:43:08 PM »
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1. The Large Magellanic Cloud
2. The Small Magellanic Cloud
3. Omega Centauri
4. 47 Tucanae
5. Orion Nebula
6. The Virgo Cluster of galaxies
7. The Lagoon Nebula
8. NGC 1365
9. NGC 4565
10. The Milky Way


Sigh, if I was in Australia, the first 4 would be on my list for sure...

I can see Omega Centauri, but only a few degrees above horizon...

Brian Olatunji

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Re: Top Ten for Observing
« Reply #18 on: January 14, 2018, 05:24:34 AM »
1. Galaxies
2. Globular Clusters
3. Planetary Nebula
4. Bright Nebula
5. Open Clusters
6. Planets
7. Double Stars
8. Carbon Stars
9. Moon
10. Sun

Quas Padilla

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Re: Top Ten for Observing
« Reply #19 on: January 17, 2018, 01:08:06 AM »
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1. Galaxies
2. Globular Clusters
3. Planetary Nebula
4. Bright Nebula
5. Open Clusters
6. Planets
7. Double Stars
8. Carbon Stars
9. Moon
10. Sun


Add in dark nebulae, star field, meteors and comets and specify "in no particular order" and that's a good start..

Objects not the list: clouds and light pollution.

Jon

John Weiland

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Re: Top Ten for Observing
« Reply #20 on: January 17, 2018, 08:39:54 AM »
1. Constellations
2. Moon
3. Sun
4. Planets
5. Andromeda
6. Orion
7. Albireo
8. Satellites
9. Meteors
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Re: Top Ten for Observing
« Reply #21 on: January 18, 2018, 05:54:02 AM »
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1. Galaxies
2. Globular Clusters
3. Planetary Nebula
4. Bright Nebula
5. Open Clusters
6. Planets
7. Double Stars
8. Carbon Stars
9. Moon
10. Sun

Ah, you cheated!

Eric Ayyagari

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Re: Top Ten for Observing
« Reply #22 on: January 20, 2018, 02:39:26 PM »
1) Total Solar Eclipses
2) Bright Comets
3) Earth-buzzing Asteroids
4+) Everything Else

I remember writing the above somewhere else recently.

Top Ten Reptiles:

1) Carolina Anole
2) Gecko
3) Savanna Monitor
4) Rat Snake
5) Box Turtle
6) Assorted Galapagos Tortoises
7) Marine Iguana
8) https://www.youtube....h?v=JF-UMgdkph4
9) Giant Gila Monster
10) Godzilla

Yung Pryor

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Re: Top Ten for Observing
« Reply #23 on: January 20, 2018, 08:06:32 PM »
Sure are a great list on this post, fun Jon

Moon
Jupiter
Saturn
M42
Double Star Cluster
M17, Swan
Alberio, King of the double stars
M81/82 in the same FOV
M31
M37

Matthew Calhoun

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Re: Top Ten for Observing
« Reply #24 on: January 23, 2018, 01:22:19 AM »
1. A galaxy yet to be seen
2. A glob yet to be seen (Omega Centauri)
3. A nebula yet to be seen
4. A yet to be seen Magellanic cloud
5. Jupiter
6. Saturn
7. M2
8. Orion Neb
9. Lagoon Neb
10. The sun coming up every morning (This is really #1)

Paul Rivera

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Re: Top Ten for Observing
« Reply #25 on: January 23, 2018, 09:55:19 AM »
People get bored watching the Cowboys lose?

Roberto Betancourt

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Re: Top Ten for Observing
« Reply #26 on: January 26, 2018, 12:53:02 AM »
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People get bored watching the Cowboys lose?

Some of us do.

Michael Hobbs

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Re: Top Ten for Observing
« Reply #27 on: January 26, 2018, 01:03:21 AM »
In no particular order:1. NGC 45652. M-513. M-81/824. Veil Nebula (with NPB or O-III filter)5. Crescent Nebula (with NPB filter)6. Trifid Nebula7. Swan Nebula8. Orion Nebula and Trapezium9. M-1310. M-46 with superimposed planetary nebula NGC 2438

Matt Christopherson

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Re: Top Ten for Observing
« Reply #28 on: January 30, 2018, 12:27:33 AM »
1. The Milky Way (all the naked eye portions from Great Rift, Sag Star Cloud, etc.)
2. M42 & Trapezium
3. Solar System Objects (i.e., Sun, Moon, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and no particular preference)
4. Double Cluster
5. M17
6. M57
7. M104
8. M45
9. Alberio
10. M13

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Re: Top Ten for Observing
« Reply #29 on: January 31, 2018, 04:06:45 AM »
All of the Messier's
All of the Caldwell's
All of the NGC's
All of the Barnard's
All of the IC's
All of the Abell's
All of the Arp's
All of the UGC's
All of the PGC's
All of the "Ain't gonna see's"