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Date
December 2012
ISS-Sun Transit Clouded Out; 2012 Year End Report 31 December 2012
Imaging: Jupiter Galilean Moons Spectra, Moon 29 December 2012
ISS-Sun Transit Dry Run; Meteorite Gift 28 December 2012
D7000 DSLR: Nearly Full Moon 27 December 2012
ISS-Moon Transit 20 December 2012
D7000 DSLR Imaging: Moon, ISS-Moon Transit Tests 20 December 2012
D7000 DSLR Imaging: Asteroids Vesta & Ceres 18 December 2012
D7000 DSLR Imaging: Flame & Horsehead Nebulae 17 December 2012
Geminid Meteor Shower 13 December 2012
Observing & Imaging Asteroid 4179 Toutatis Close Approach 12 December 2012
Imaging: Asteroid 4179 Toutatis, Jupiter Moons Spectra 11 December 2012
D7000 DSLR Imaging: NGC488 Galaxy, Horsehead Nebula 10 December 2012
More Sky Tests: Rokinon 8mm 180° Fisheye Lens; Io Transit of Jupiter 8 December 2012
Initial Sky Tests: Rokinon 8mm 180° Fisheye Lens 3 December 2012

November 2012
Review: 2" Explore Scientific 9mm 100° Eyepiece 17 November 2012
Short Session: New Eyepiece "First Light" 14 November 2012
Imaging: NGC7606 & NGC488 Galaxies, Comet 168P, & Jupiter 6 November 2012
Imaging: iPhone Jupiter, D7000 Moon 5 November 2012
Imaging: D7000 Asteroid Pallas, iPhone 4 Planet Uranus; Observing: Many DSOs 4 November 2012
iPhone Jupiter, D7000 Moon 3 November 2012
ISS Imaging Attempt, Moon-Jupiter Conjunction 2 November 2012
ISS Captured with 8" LX200-ACF and D7000 DSLR 1 November 2012

October 2012
Federal Government Electric Company Destroys ISS, Shortens Moon Session 31 October 2012
Hunter's Moon 30 October 2012
Imaging: D7000 Moon, iPhone 4 Jupiter 29 October 2012
Lunar Terminator Sunrise Video 28 October 2012
Moon Imaging with iPhone & D7000 DSLR on 8" LX200-ACF 27 October 2012
D7000 DSLR Imaging of Moon Crater Gassendi 26 October 2012
ETX-90RA & 8" LX200-ACF Lunar Observing & Imaging 25 October 2012
Very Short Session with the Moon 22 October 2012
Imaging: Moon, Apollo 11 Site, NGC300 Galaxy, Asteroid Ceres 21 October 2012
D7000 DSLR Imaging: NGC246, NGC247, Vesta 16 October 2012
Imaging: NGC1275 Galaxy, Jupiter, Asteroid Vesta 15 October 2012
D7000 DSLR Imaging: NGC7479 Spiral Galaxy 14 October 2012
Galaxy Imaging: NGC7479 and NGC7814 13 October 2012
Imaging: Mars in Scorpius, ISS & Dragon, Night Sky, Comet Hergenrother 10 October 2012
Imaging: NGC6946, Caldwell 19, NGC253, Uranus, Jupiter 9 October 2012

September 2012
Crescent Moon 20 September 2012
Moon, Saturn, Mars, Antares, and Arcturus 19 September 2012
Crescent Moon, NGC7027, NGC7026, NGC7023, Caldwell 19, NGC6946, Helix Nebula 18 September 2012
Pleiades Spectra 17 September 2012
More Spectra Imaging; Lighting Hall of Shame Addition 16 September 2012
Imaging: Abell 70, M72, NGC7008, M31, NGC1514 15 September 2012
DSO Imaging: Abell 70, NGC7008, NGC6572, M72, NGC1491, NGC1333, NGC1514 13 September 2012
Monsoon Storms, "Blue Moon", Waning Gibbous Moon 5 September 2012

August 2012
Moon in Relief; Spectroscopy Drift Imaging Test 30 August 2012
International Space Station (ISS): Additional Image Processing 29 August 2012
International Space Station (ISS) Imaged! 29 August 2012
Lunar Observing & Imaging in Honor of Neil Armstrong 26 August 2012
Long Imaging Session: Moon, M57, NGC6946/6939, & Supernova 2012ec 25 August 2012
Observatory "First Light" Third Anniversary 18 August 2012
Saturn, Mars, and Spica (and clouds) 14 August 2012
Occultation of Venus 13 August 2012
Crepuscular Rays, M102, and NGC6946; Some Meteor Watching 11 August 2012
Saturn/Spica/Mars; NGC6804 Planetary Nebula 10 August 2012
Saturn, Spica, and Mars Conjunction 4 August 2012
Full Moon with iPhone 4 & D7000 DSLR on 8" LX200-ACF 2 August 2012

July 2012
Moon Imaging: iPhone at 77X, 222X, & 666X Magnifications 31 July 2012
Moon Imaging: iPhone at 77X, 222X, & 444X Magnifications 27 July 2012
Moon Imaging: Crater Albategnius & Montes Caucasus 26 July 2012
Monsoon Update; Saturn, Spica, Mars, & the Moon 24 July 2012
Finally, Some Observing Again 18 July 2012

June 2012
D7000 Imaging: Crescent Moon, More Star Spectrum Tests 23 June 2012
D7000 Imaging: Crescent Moon, Star Spectrum Tests 22 June 2012
D7000 Imaging: Mercury, Saturn, IC5067, NGC6992 20 June 2012
iPhone Imaging: Mercury, Saturn 19 June 2012
Imaging: Sunspot AR1504 Complex, Saturn, Pluto; Observing: Cygnus DSOs 18 June 2012
Five Saturn Moons and Pluto Imaging; DSO Observing 16 June 2012
Imaging: Saturn, NGC6337 Planetary Nebula 15 June 2012
Imaging: Saturn, 5 Saturn Moons, and M57 (Ring Nebula) 14 June 2012
Imaging: Several Small Faint Galaxies 11 June 2012
Frustrating Night of Imaging 10 June 2012
Images: Critters and Small Faint Galaxies 9 June 2012
ISS with D7000 on 8" LX200-ACF; Faint Galaxies Observing 8 June 2012
D7000 DSLR: ISS in 8" LX200-ACF 7 June 2012
Transit of Venus 5 June 2012
Transit of Venus Dry Run 4 June 2012
Partial Lunar Eclipse 4 June 2012
Smoke Gets In Your (Venusian) Eyes, Weather Station Data 1 June 2012

May 2012
Critters, Venus, Crater Tycho 31 May 2012
Thin Venus Crescent, Blue Sky Moon 30 May 2012
Venus, Lunar Straight Wall, Critters 29 May 2012
Venus, Lunar X 28 May 2012
Venus, Sun, Crater Alexander, and SN 2012cg Spectrum 27 May 2012
Venus, Crater Posidonius, Supernova 2012cg Spectrum, M98, NGC4417/4424 26 May 2012
D7000 DSLR: Venus, Crater Petavius, M98, M100, NGC4424 SN2012cg, & M107 25 May 2012
D7000 DSLR: Crescent Venus and Crescent Moon 23 May 2012
iPhone: Venus, Mars, and Saturn; Some Critters 22 May 2012
Solar Eclipse 20 May 2012
Solar Eclipse Dry Run 18 May 2012
iPhone: Venus, Mars, Saturn; iPad DSO Observing; D7000: M108, NGC4485/4490, NGC6302 17 May 2012
iPhone Imaging: Venus; Final Collimation 16 May 2012
iPhone Imaging: Mars and Saturn 15 May 2012
Using Observer Pro Horizon Data in SkySafari; Sun with AR1476 13 May 2012
Sun AR1476, Venus Crescent 12 May 2012
iPhone & D7000 Imaging: Venus, M99 Galaxy, Saturn; DSO Observing 11 May 2012
POD iPad Platform 8 May 2012
Short Observing Session: Venus, Saturn, M99 Galaxy 8 May 2012
Catchup Reports: Magnification Tests, "Super Moon" 7 May 2012
ETX-125AT Lunar & Planetary Observing & iPhone Imaging 4 May 2012
D7000 DSLR and 8" LX200-ACF: Venus, Moon 3 May 2012
Moon, Venus, ISS, and Copernicus in 3D 2 May 2012
Crater Copernicus, ISS 1 May 2012

April 2012
ISS (!!!), Moon, Arcturus Spectrum Tests 30 April 2012
New iPad (Retina Display) at the Telescope, D7000 ISS Imaging 29 April 2012
D7000 DSLR Imaging: Moon, Venus, ISS, Spica Spectrum, 5 Galaxies 28 April 2012
Nine Hour Session: Imaging Venus, Moon, & Many Galaxies 27 April 2012
Venus, Thin Crescent Moon 23 April 2012
NGC3190 Galaxy, Coma Galaxy Cluster Attempt, and Saturn 22 April 2012
Finally Back in the Observatory: Imaged NGC3190 and NGC5248 Galaxies 21 April 2012

March 2012
Visit to Kitt Peak & Observing with WIYN 3.5m Telescope 24 March 2012
M95 Galaxy Supernova SN 2012aw & Spectrum 22 March 2012
D7000 Imaging: Green Flash, Zodiacal Light, M95 Galaxy Supernova, M96 Galaxy 21 March 2012
D7000 DSLR Imaging: NGC2371 and NGC5248 16 March 2012
D7000 Imaging: NGC2683, NGC2970, NGC2964, NGC3226, NGC3227, M109, NGC2371, Saturn 15 March 2012
D7000 DSLR Photo: Jupiter, Galilean Moons, Venus Conjunction 14 March 2012
Imaging: Jupiter-Venus Conjunction, NGC 2438, NGC2440, Comet Garradd 13 March 2012
ETX-105PE & 8" LX200-ACF Observing, Planets & Moon Imaging 11 March 2012
D7000 DSLR Imaging: Sun, Venus, Mercury 9 March 2012
How I Do Astrophotography 7 March 2012
Imaging: Venus, Sunset, Mercury, Moon, Mars 5 March 2012
D7000 Imaging: Moon, Good ISS Sequence Thru Telescope 3 March 2012
Imaging: Moon, Jupiter, ISS, Mars; First POD Roller Desk Use 1 March 2012

February 2012
POD Roller Desk 29 February 2012
Moon, Venus, Jupiter 27 February 2012
Imaging: Venus, Jupiter, Moon, Mars 26 February 2012
D7000 DSLR Imaging: Planets, Moon, NGC2419, NGC2997, NGC4631, NGC3201 25 February 2012
D7000 DSLR DSO Imaging: NGC2207, M42, M63, NGC4038 22 February 2012
More DSO Imaging: NGC3626, 3132, 4449, 5005, 4038, M106, M63 19 February 2012
D7000 DSLR DSO Imaging: NGC1637, NGC2261, & NGC2217 18 February 2012
Imaging: Venus, ISS, Zodiacal Light, Milky Way, NGC1600, 1637, 1501, 1569, & 2261 12 February 2012
ETX-70AT Observing, 8" LX200-ACF DSO Observing 11 February 2012
Simple Dome Mod, Venus and Uranus Conjunction 10 February 2012
iPhone Crater Clavius, D7000 M92 and Comet Garradd 3 February 2012
iPhone Moon, Visitors 1 February 2012

January 2012
iPhone Moon, Asteroid Eros 31 January 2012
Crater Theophilus at Sunrise, NGC891 Galaxy, NGC2467 Nebula 29 January 2012
Venus & Moon, NGC278, NGC1977, M67, NGC2775, NGC3521 27 January 2012
Venus and Crescent Moon, NGC278 Galaxy 26 January 2012
D7000: NGC278, M79, NGC1999, NGC1977, M78, NGC2537, IC2233, NGC2440 20 January 2012
21 DSOs Observed 19 January 2012
IC2118 (Witch Head Nebula) 18 January 2012
New Clock Failed; NGC185, NGC1535, & NGC281 (Pacman Nebula) 14 January 2012
New Observatory Clock, DSO Observing 11 January 2012
Cassiopeia Observatory Weather Station 10 January 2012
Full Moon 9 January 2012
Lunar South Pole Region 8 January 2012
ISS, Crater Pythagoras 7 January 2012
Crater Aristarchus and Vallis Schröter 6 January 2012
Crater Gassendi, ISS, Io Transit 5 January 2012
Copernicus, Jupiter Dual Moon Shadows, and Meteor Watching 4 January 2012
Moon-Jupiter Conjunction, Crater Plato 3 January 2012

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