Finders for “Southerly Planetary Nebulae”

The June 2021 subject of Sky & Telescope options an observing article by Don Ferguson on planetary nebulae that he was in a position to observe from his yard in Houston, Texas. These are low-declination objects, and plenty of have been inaccessible to him till a neighbor chopped down a tree.

One night time out with the telescope in his backyward, Don observed that he might monitor objects by means of this hole within the foliage. He nicknamed this opening a sendero, after the colloquial title Texan pipeline staff gave to corridors cleared by means of the comb for the laying down of the strains. Don realized that he might monitor objects up and down by proper ascension and timed his observations for after they appeared within the sendero. This made extra sense to him for his explicit scenario than sticking to a particular constellation, for instance, or working east to west. Maybe in case your view is equally impeded, yow will discover your personal sendero.

Below we have included the close-up finders for the 16 targets coated within the article so as of look. They’re all Digitized Sky Surveyphotographs , 40′ × 40′ in dimension. Select stars are labeled together with their magnitudes (with out decimal factors).

Finder for NGC 2792
POSS-II / STScI / Caltech / Palomar Observatory
POSS-II / STScI / Caltech / Palomar Observatory
POSS-II / STScI / Caltech / Palomar Observatory
POSS-II / STScI / Caltech / Palomar Observatory
POSS-II / STScI / Caltech / Palomar Observatory
POSS-II / STScI / Caltech / Palomar Observatory
POSS-II / STScI / Caltech / Palomar Observatory
POSS-II / STScI / Caltech / Palomar Observatory
POSS-II / STScI / Caltech / Palomar Observatory
POSS-II / STScI / Caltech / Palomar Observatory
POSS-II / STScI / Caltech / Palomar Observatory
POSS-II / STScI / Caltech / Palomar Observatory
POSS-II / STScI / Caltech / Palomar Observatory
POSS-II / STScI / Caltech / Palomar Observatory
POSS-II / STScI / Caltech / Palomar Observatory
POSS-II / STScI / Caltech / Palomar Observatory

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