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December 2013
Venus, Jupiter Moons, NGC157 Galaxy, 2013 Year End Report 31 December 2013
Daytime Venus, Evening Venus, IC410 Nebula, Jupiter 31 December 2013
SkySafari Pro 4, Visual on Horsehead Nebula, M46 and NGC2438 30 December 2013
IC410, IC405, Rosette Nebula 28 December 2013
Venus, IC410, IC405, Zodiacal Light, Horsehead Nebula 27 December 2013
Venus over Kitt Peak, Crescent Venus, Horsehead Nebula 26 December 2013
Crescent Venus, NGC288 Globular Cluster, NGC1977 and M42 Nebulae 25 December 2013
Thin Crescent Venus, IC348 Nebula 24 December 2013
ISS-Moon Transit 18 December 2013
Crescent Venus, Waxing Gibbous Moon 15 December 2013
Short Session; Waxing Gibbous Moon 12 December 2013
Venus, Lunar Crater Janssen, Comet C/2013 R1 (Lovejoy) in Evening Sky 8 December 2013
Daytime Venus, Nighttime Venus, Visitors, Moon 7 December 2013
Comet C/2013 R1 (Lovejoy), Crescent Moon, Crescent Venus, and IC348 Nebula 6 December 2013
Crescent Moon, Crescent Venus, Perseus DSOs 4 December 2013

November 2013
Comet ISON Perihelion, Some Light Pollution Facts 28 November 2013
Homemade Eyepiece Tray Rev 2 27 November 2013
Review: Celestron Cometron 12x70 Binoculars 26 November 2013
Arizona Science & Astronomy Expo 2013, Critter, New Accessories, Moon 19 November 2013
Venus, Moon, Craters Tycho and Clavius 11 November 2013
Comets Lovejoy and ISON 11 November 2013
iPhone 5s: Venus, Moon, Rima Atiadaeus, Mountain Shadows 10 November 2013
Lunar Craters Atlas and Hercules, Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON) 8 November 2013
Daytime Crescent Moon and Venus 6 November 2013
Venus and Crescent Moon, Exploring M33 Triangulum Galaxy 6 November 2013
Hyades and the Crab, Orion 4 November 2013
Venus, Critter Visitors 3 November 2013
Comet Lovejoy and M44 Beehive Cluster, Comet ISON 2 November 2013
Night of the Comets: Lovejoy, ISON, Encke 1 November 2013

October 2013
Naked Eye M33 Galaxy, Dwarf Planet Eris (3rd imaging attempt) 31 October 2013
Dwarf Planet Eris (2nd attempt), M1 28 October 2013
Dwarf Planet Eris (1st attempt) 26 October 2013
HST-Sun Transit, Venus, Neighbor Light Pollution, Critter, Waning Gibbous Moon 23 October 2013
iPhone 5s: Moon, Mare Crisium 22 October 2013
iPhone 5s: Waning Gibbous Moon, Mare Crisium, Crater Petavius 21 October 2013
Venus, Lunar Crater Humboldt 20 October 2013
Full Moon Rising, Very Slight Terminator 19 October 2013
Venus and Antares, Nearly Full Moon 18 October 2013
iPhone 5s: Moon, Jupiter 17 October 2013
iPhone 5s: Lunar Mare Humorum (again) 16 October 2013
iPhone 5s: Lunar Mare Humorum, Uranus 15 October 2013
iPhone 5s: Lunar Craters Copernicus and Clavius 14 October 2013
Sunrise at Crater Plato and Mons Pico 13 October 2013
Sunrise at Lunar Crater Walther 12 October 2013
Sunrise at Crater Aristoteles 11 October 2013
Images: Moon, Venus, Antares, M31 Spiral Arms 9 October 2013
More M31 Observing, DSO Observing 7 October 2013
D7000: G1 and G2 Globular Clusters in M31 Andromeda Galaxy 6 October 2013
D7000 DSLR: NGC206, G76, C107 in M31 Andromeda Galaxy 5 October 2013
M31 Galaxy Observing 4 October 2013
Long Session: NGC254 Galaxy, Critters, Jupiter, Moon, Comet C/2012 S1 ISON 1 October 2013

September 2013
Short Session: iPhone 5s Adapter Tests 30 September 2013
More on Tiangong-1, Critter, New Neighbors, NGC288, Lots of DSO Observing 29 September 2013
iPhone 5s Captures Chinese Space Station Tiangong-1 Transiting the Sun! 25 September 2013
More iPhone 5s Camera Tests 25 September 2013
More iPhone 5s Astrophotography Tests, Astro FaceTime 24 September 2013
More Software Tests, Brief Sun Viewing, iPhone 5s Tests 23 September 2013
Critter, iPhone 4 Harvest Moon 19 September 2013
More Software Tests, iPhone 4 Gibbous Moon 17 September 2013
Lunar Mare Humorum and Crater Gassendi, Software Tests, Nightscope Images 16 September 2013
Moon, Mare Imbrium 13 September 2013
Lunar Crater Stöfler, Critters, Star Occultation, NGC7252 Atoms for Peace Galaxy 12 September 2013
Moon-Saturn-Venus, NGC6818 Planetary Nebula, Asteroid 324 Bamberga 11 September 2013
Critters, IC1396 Elephant Trunk Nebula, NGC404 Mirach's Ghost Galaxy 5 September 2013
Venus, Distant Weather Balloon, Monsoon Storm 3 September 2013
IC1396 Nebula, DSO Observing, Critter Encounter, M74 Galaxy Supernova SN2013ej 1 September 2013

August 2013
Nova Delphini 2013 (finally) 28 August 2013
Nova Delphini 2013 (NOT), Observatory "First Light" 4th Anniversary 18 August 2013
Rainbow, iPhone App Testing, Nova Delphini 2013 15 August 2013
Lunar Craters Walther and Ptolemaeus, Critter Visitor 14 August 2013
Asteroid 7 Iris, Perseid Meteor Shower 12 August 2013
Critter Visitor, Moon and Venus, Lunar Crater Janssen 11 August 2013
Venus, Crescent Moon, DSO viewing, M13 and M92 Globular Clusters 9 August 2013
Rainbows, Milky Way, Asteroid Juno, M74 Supernova SN2013ej 8 August 2013

July 2013
Venus, Milky Way, NGC4236 Galaxy, M16 Eagle Nebula, Hercules Galaxies, DSO Observing, M74 Supernova SN2013ej 30 July 2013
Even More Weather Notes, Barnard's Star, Hercules Galaxies, Last Quarter Moon 29 July 2013
More Weather Notes, SkyShed POD 4th Anniversary 25 July 2013
Weather Notes, ISS-Sun Transit 8 July 2013

June 2013
Mercury, Critters, DSO Observing with OIII Filter, Rising Waning Gibbous Moon 27 June 2013
Kitt Peak Sun Glint, ISS, 3D Moon 26 June 2013
HST-Moon Transit 25 June 2013
Mercury, Venus, Saturn, ISS, Perigee Full Moon 23 June 2013
Critters, Saturn, Lunar Craters 21 June 2013
Critter, Contrail, Moon Video, Mercury and Venus 20 June 2013
Critters Video, Clavius & Tycho Video, Saturn 19 June 2013
Many Critter Visitors, Moon Flyover Video, Barnard's Star, Saturn Hexagon Cloud? 18 June 2013
Critter; iPhone 4: Mercury, Moon Video 17 June 2013
Critters, POD, Mare Humboldtianum, Milky Way 15 June 2013
ETX Visitor; Owl; D7000 DSLR: Supernova 2013df; iPhone: M22 Globular Cluster 14 June 2013
Critters, Crescent Moon, Milky Way, NGC6712 Globular Cluster 13 June 2013
Critters; Crescent Moon, Venus, and Mercury; Barnard's Star?; DSO Observing 11 June 2013
Venus, Mercury, NGC6751 & NGC6905 Planetaries, Virgo Galaxy Cluster, Other DSOs 9 June 2013
D7000 DSLR: Venus, Mercury 8 June 2013
Nikon D7000 DSLR Imaging with Meade 8" LX200-ACF: ISS, M71 Globular Cluster 7 June 2013
D7000 DSLR Telephoto: Comet C/2011 L4 (PanSTARRS) 6 June 2013
More Mercury Observing, Comet C/2011 L4 (PanSTARRS) 5 June 2013
Guests, Mercury Surface, ISS Imaged, Barnard's Star, Milky Way & SkyShed POD Video 4 June 2013
Mercury Detail Viewed, iPhone Saturn, Aurora from Southern Arizona?, Barnard's Star? 3 June 2013
Mercury-Venus-Jupiter, Star Trails & Movie, Asteroid 1998 QE2 1 June 2013

May 2013
ISS-Moon Transit!!! 31 May 2013
Asteroid 1998 QE2 30 May 2013
iPhone: Mercury, Venus; D7000: M51 Galaxy (guest), Epsilon Lyrae (Double-Double) 30 May 2013
iPhone: Epsilon Lyrae (the "Double-Double" Star) 29 May 2013
Critters, Visitors, Ending Jupiter-Venus-Mercury Conjunction 28 May 2013
Sunset Clouds (again), Closest Jupiter-Venus-Mercury Conjunction 27 May 2013
Sunset Clouds, Jupiter-Venus-Mercury Conjunction 26 May 2013
D7000 DSLR: Jupiter-Venus-Mercury, Full Moon 25 May 2013
iPhone: Jupiter, Venus, Mercury, Saturn, Moon; D7000 DSLR: Jupiter-Venus-Mercury 24 May 2013
Critter, Local Telescope Help, iPhone imaging: Crater Pythagoras, Saturn 23 May 2013
Pack Rats, Owl, Jupiter-Venus-Mercury 21 May 2013
Critter, Jupiter-Venus-Mercury, Some Lunar Observing 20 May 2013
Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, Moon, and Saturn 19 May 2013
Some Observing and Observatory Maintenance 17 May 2013

April 2013
Critters, Quasar 3C273 Jet, Spica Spectrum, Saturn, Moon, HST-Moon Transit 29 April 2013
Hawk, ISS, Comet ISON, Dark Sky Meter Lite, Saturn 28 April 2013
Critters; ISS Observing; D7000 Saturn, Moon 27 April 2013
Critters, ISS, Full Moon with D7000 DSLR 26 April 2013
iPhone Gibbous Moon 24 April 2013
Lunar Crater Philolaus, Saturn with D7000 DSLR 22 April 2013
Saturn and Some Moons with iPhone 4 21 April 2013
D7000 DSLR Moon, iPhone 4 Saturn 20 April 2013
Flying Things, Lunar Straight Wall 19 April 2013
Lunar Crater Cassini, Lunar X 18 April 2013
More Observing with 2" 24mm UWA Eyepiece, Moon, Observatory Resident 15 April 2013
Review: Meade 2" 99% Reflectivity Diagonal & 24mm Ultra-Wide Angle Eyepiece Kit 14 April 2013
Critters, Field-of-View Measurements 12 April 2013
Galaxies NGC3344 & NGC4244, Quasar 3C273, Dwarf Planet Haumea 11 April 2013
Review: GC Wi-Fi Adapter, AutoStar II App 8 April 2013
ISS Imaged, Wi-Fi Adapter Tests 7 April 2013
Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON), NGC2684 Galaxy 6 April 2013
Short Session, Sun Pillar; StarGPS-NX02 Review; Interview 4 April 2013
StarGPS-NX02 Tests, M65 SN 2013am, NGC4244 Galaxy 3 April 2013

March 2013
Observatory Carpet Repair 27 March 2013
Observatory Visitors, Nearly Full Moon 26 March 2013
Lunar Crater Pythagoras 25 March 2013
Moon, M65 Galaxy Supernova SN 2013am 24 March 2013
Comet C/2011 L4 (PanSTARRS), Gibbous Moon 23 March 2013
Comet PanSTARRS, Mare Humboldtianum, Jupiter 17 March 2013
Antares 7x50 Illuminated Crosshairs Finderscope 16 March 2013
Comet PanSTARRS, Leo Triplet Galaxies, & Dwarf Planet Makemake 15 March 2013
Comet PanSTARRS, Dwarf Galaxy Leo I, Dwarf Planet Makemake 14 March 2013
Comet C/2011 L4 (PanSTARRS) & Crescent Moon 13 March 2013
Comet C/2011 L4 (PanSTARRS) from California 12 March 2013
Dwarf Planet Makemake, Comet C/2012 S1 ISON 2 March 2013
Jupiter, NGC4244 Galaxy 1 March 2013

February 2013
Mercury, Jupiter 27 February 2013
Mercury, ISS, Jupiter, StarStaX Software, Full Moon 26 February 2013
Fading Mercury, Nearly Full Moon 25 February 2013
Mercury, Moon, SkySafari Pro ISS Pass, Io Transit 24 February 2013
Earthshine on Waxing Gibbous Moon 23 February 2013
Snow; HST-Sun Transit Imaging Attempt 22 February 2013
Asteroid 2012 DA14 & CTV Discovery Channel, Mercury, Moon, Earthshine 20 February 2013
First Quarter Moon, Earthshine 18 February 2013
Moon, Earthshine, Asteroid 2012 DA14, Owl 15 February 2013
Moon, Earthshine 15 February 2013
Mercury, Moon, More Earthshine 14 February 2013
Crescent Moon 13 February 2013
18 Hour Old Crescent Moon, IC342 Galaxy, NGC2359 Thor's Helmet 11 February 2013
Mars & Mercury Conjunction, ISS, Snow & Coyote 9 February 2013
ISS, Mars/Mercury Conjunction, IC342 Galaxy, NGC2359 Thor's Helmet 8 February 2013
Mars/Mercury, ISS, Trapezium Spectra, Jupiter, NGC3115 Galaxy 7 February 2013
Mars/Mercury, Castor A/B & Regulus Spectra, Trapezium 6 February 2013
Mercury & Mars, Cassiopeia, NGC896 Nebula, Comet C/2012 S1 ISON, Sirius B 5 February 2013

January 2013
IC10 Galaxy, NGC896 Nebula, Sirius B (the Pup) 31 January 2013
Short Session, Ended by Clouds 30 January 2013
Interviewed by Local Newspaper 24 January 2013
iPhone: Moon Crater Gassendi, Mountain Shadows 23 January 2013
Moon-Jupiter Conjunction 22 January 2013
iPhone: Jupiter, Moon Crater Archimedes 20 January 2013
Crepuscular Rays, Crater Delambre, 3D Moon 18 January 2013
iPhone: Moon Crater Janssen 17 January 2013
iPhone: Moon Mare Crisium 16 January 2013
Cold Night of Imaging NGC2685 Polar-Ring Galaxy 15 January 2013
Crescent Moon, NGC660 Polar-Ring Galaxy 14 January 2013
Crescent Moon, NGC2685 Polar-Ring Galaxy 13 January 2013
Zodiacal Light, NGC660 Polar-Ring Galaxy 12 January 2013
Final 8mm Fisheye Lens Sky Tests; NGC660 Polar-Ring Galaxy 9 January 2013
More Stellar Spectra Imaging, Comet C/2012 K5 (LINEAR) 6 January 2013
8mm 180° Fisheye Lens Sky Tests 5 January 2013
Comet C/2012 S1 ISON (Mag +16) 4 January 2013
DSLR Camera Sensor Cleaning Kit 3 January 2013
Jupiter, Spectra, Comet C/2012 S1 ISON 3 January 2013

2012
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