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Cassiopeia Observatory - Reports 2014

146 Reports

Reports
Date
December 2014
2014 Year End Report 31 December 2014
Moon Straight Wall and Mountain Shadows, Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) Motion 30 December 2014
Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) and M79 Globular Cluster 29 December 2014
Holiday Open House, iPhone Imaging Comet Lovejoy with NightCap Pro 28 December 2014
iPhone Lunar Imaging, D7000 DSLR Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) 27 December 2014
Orion Nebula with iPhone 5s and NightCap Pro App, Comet C/2014 Q2 Observing 24 December 2014
Venus & Crescent Moon, Visual Tests of Donated Vixen Telescope, Some DSO Observing 23 December 2014
Some Updates, Unboxed Donated Vixen Telescope, iPhone Sun Imaging 20 December 2014
D7000 DSLR Imaging: Cocoon Nebula 10 December 2014
iPhone Lunar Imaging: Craters Pythagoras, Hevelius, and Grimaldi 5 December 2014

November 2014
iPhone DSO Astrophotography: M13, M27, M11 23 November 2014
Fun Night of Observing Many DSOs, Slow Moving Satellites 20 November 2014
M45 (Pleiades) Imaging 18 November 2014
Andromeda Galaxy Globular Clusters observing; M45, M35, IC443, & IC418 imaging 16 November 2014
IDA Press Release, Interviews, M33 Observing 13 November 2014
Lots of Observing, More on Green Laser Pointer 12 November 2014
ETX-105PE troubleshooting, Green Laser Pointer, SQM-L test, DSO observing 11 November 2014
Short Waning Gibbous Moon Session 10 November 2014
Binoviewers DSO and Moon Observing 9 November 2014
Review - William Optics Binoviewers 8 November 2014
More Binoviewers Tests 8 November 2014
Review - Baader Zoom 8-24mm Eyepiece 7 November 2014
More New Accessories Testing, iPhone 5s Full Moon 7 November 2014
ISS-Sun Transit 6 November 2014
Still More Product Reviews Work 6 November 2014
More Work on Two Product Reviews 5 November 2014
Working on Two Product Reviews 4 November 2014
Arizona Science and Astronomy Expo 3 November 2014

October 2014
Moon iPhone Imaging, Halloween Sights 30 October 2014
ISS, Moon 29 October 2014
DSLR: Moon, ISS, Cassiopeia DSOs, Asteroid 6 Hebe; iPhone: Moon, DSOs 28 October 2014
D7000 DSLR Imaging: M38 Open Cluster, Asteroid 6 Hebe 25 October 2014
iPhone Deep Sky Object Imaging 24 October 2014
Partial Solar Eclipse 23 October 2014
iPhone 5s Night Sky Photography, DSO Observing 23 October 2014
SkyShed POD Banner, Partial Solar Eclipse Dry Run 22 October 2014
Neptune and Triton, iPhone Sky Photography 15 October 2014
Comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring, iPhone Milky Way, Neptune moon Triton 14 October 2014
Observatory Update, Total Lunar Eclipse Washout, Comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring 11 October 2014
iPhone Lunar Imaging 6 October 2014
Owl, Moon, Comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring 4 October 2014
iPhone Moon Photography 3 October 2014
Moon, Comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring 1 October 2014

September 2014
Imaging: Moon, NGC7009 (Saturn Nebula), Messier Open Clusters 30 September 2014
NGC7662 Blue Snowball Nebula Imaging, DSO Observing 24 September 2014
Weather Update, Mars in Scorpius, DSO Observing 23 September 2014
Comparison: Nebulosity vs PixInsight 16 September 2014
Polar Alignment Check, NGC7023, Image Processing Tests 15 September 2014
Asteroid 12 Victoria Observing; iPhone 5s Lunar Photography 12 September 2014
Asteroid 12 Victoria 11 September 2014
Book Review - Celestial Sleuth 4 September 2014
iPhone 5s: Lunar Crater Clavius; Critter Visitor 3 September 2014
iPhone 5s Lunar Imaging: Craters Pallas, Murchison, Albategnius 2 September 2014
Craters Atlas, Hercules, Aristoteles, Eudoxus; Rima Ariadaeus; Bubble Nebula; M34 1 September 2014

August 2014
More Messier Object Imaging, Bubble Nebula 31 August 2014
Busy Night Imaging Messier Star Clusters, Comet C/2014 E2; iPhone 5s Star Trails 30 August 2014
Comparison: 2" vs 1.25" Prime Focus DSLR Adapters 29 August 2014
Crescent Moon, M16 Exposure Tests, Comet C/2014 E2 Jacques 28 August 2014
Modified MX-1 iPhone Afocal Adapter, Comet C/2014 E2 Jacques 24 August 2014
Dark Skies and Emerging Technology Conference 24 August 2014
Arizona Monsoon Storm Update, Hail Damage 17 August 2014
Weather Update, Clear Sky Chart, Other News 15 August 2014
Book Review - Getting Started: Long Exposure Astrophotography 14 August 2014
Book Review - Messier Astrophotography Reference 11 August 2014
Book Review - Getting Started: Budget Astrophotography 7 August 2014
Lunar Southern Region, ETX-105PE Observing 7 August 2014
Book Review - Getting Started: Visual Astronomy 6 August 2014
International Space Station, Moon Southern Region 6 August 2014
Lunar Crater Fontenelle, Barnard's Star 5 August 2014

July 2014
SkyShed POD 5th Anniversary 25 July 2014
Double Star 61 Cygni, 12x70 Binoculars Tests, IC1284/NGC6589/NGC6595, NGC7789 22 July 2014
Weather Update, Double Star 61 Cygni, Comet 2013 UQ4 21 July 2014
Ceres and Vesta Conjunction 3 July 2014
Lunar Craters, Asteroids Ceres and Vesta 1 July 2014

June 2014
Crescent Moon, Asteroids Ceres and Vesta 30 June 2014
Thin Crescent Moon, Mars, Saturn 29 June 2014
Imaging: Saturn, NGC6231 Open Cluster; Lots of DSO Observing 28 June 2014
Imaging Mars and Saturn; Critters 26 June 2014
Video of Milky Way Rising over Oracle State Park 25 June 2014
Visitor, Another Good ISS Image 24 June 2014
iPhone 5s Saturn; D7000 DSLR ISS, Comet PanSTARRS; iCSC iOS app 23 June 2014
Live Music & Star Party at Oracle State Park 22 June 2014
Short Session: Visitor, iPhone 5s Saturn 20 June 2014
Oracle State Park Live Music and Star Party 21 June 18 June 2014
Planets, Omega Centauri, Ring Nebula, Galaxies, Comet PanSTARRS; iPhone 5s: Saturn 15 June 2014
HST-Moon Transit, Mars, Saturn, Lunar Crater J. Herschel, Moon on POD Dome 9 June 2014
iPhone 5s Imaging: Mars, Lunar Crater Clavius 7 June 2014
Imaging: Mercury, Lunar Montes Alpes & Crater Maginus, Saturn; AstroAlign App 6 June 2014
Mercury, Jupiter's Galilean Moons, Lunar Crater Stöfler, Mars, Saturn, Kissing Bugs 5 June 2014
Imaging: Moon, Planets, Comet C/2012 K1, Omega Centauri, Centaurus A, Kissing Bug 1 June 2014

May 2014
iPhone 5s + 8" LX200-ACF: Mercury, Jupiter, and Mars 26 May 2014
Mars, Camelopardalid Meteors 24 May 2014
Mercury, Jupiter, Mars, Comets 209P and 2012 K1 22 May 2014
Mercury, Setting Sun, Jupiter, Mars, Saturn, Moon 16 May 2014
Short Session: Critter, Mars, Setting Sun 15 May 2014
iPhone 5s: Mercury, Jupiter, Mars, Moon 14 May 2014
Short Session of Planet Observing and Moon Photography 12 May 2014
Jupiter Galilean Moons, Lunar Crater J. Herschel, the Sun's Long-Lost Brother 11 May 2014
Jupiter, Crater Plato, Straight Wall, Mars 8 May 2014
Oracle State Park: Sky Quality Measurements #2 3 May 2014
iPhone 5s: Crescent Moon, Jupiter, Mars 2 May 2014

April 2014
Jupiter; NightCap Pro M42; M100, M99, M98, NGC4216, and Other Galaxies 30 April 2014
Oracle State Park: Sky Quality Measurements 29 April 2014
GorillaPOD, Jupiter, NightCap Pro, ISS, M49 Galaxy, Mars, Sky Quality Measurements 24 April 2014
Mars, M104 Sombrero Galaxy, Centaurus A Galaxy, Omega Centauri, Saturn 21 April 2014
Catalina State Park Star Party 20 April 2014
Initial NightCap Pro iOS App Tests; iPhone Jupiter and Mars 17 April 2014
iPhone 5s: Jupiter and Io Shadow 16 April 2014
Total Lunar Eclipse 15 April 2014
Jupiter Moons, Mars, Total Lunar Eclipse Preparations 14 April 2014
Jupiter and Great Red Spot, Lunar Crater Pythagoras 13 April 2014
Opposition of Mars (with credit to H.G. Wells & Orson Welles) 9 April 2014
iPhone 5s: Jupiter, Lunar Montes Apenninus, Mars 8 April 2014
Moon and Jupiter 7 April 2014
Crescent Moon, Moon and Hyades Conjunction 3 April 2014
Meade Diagonal Update; Crescent Moon, M1 Crab Nebula 1 April 2014

March 2014
Observing with WIYN 3.5m Telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory 30 March 2014
M1 Crab Nebula, NGC4236 Galaxy, M51 Whirlpool Galaxy 23 March 2014
NGC2336 Galaxy, Leo Triplet Galaxies, Jupiter 20 March 2014
iPhone 5s: Nearly Full Moon; D7000 DSLR: Jupiter 17 March 2014
Meade 2" Diagonal Fix; iPhone 5s: Nearly Full Moon 16 March 2014
Update on Meade 2" Diagonal; iPhone 5s: Lunar Crater Gassendi 13 March 2014
iPhone 5s: Lunar Craters Copernicus and Clavius 11 March 2014
iPhone 5s: Lunar Straight Wall 10 March 2014
Lunar Craters Aristillus and Autolycus 9 March 2014

February 2014
NGC2336 Galaxy, M1 Crab Nebula 28 February 2014
Review: Zhumell 2 Inch SEE IT ALL Telescope Filter Set 23 February 2014
Jupiter, NGC2336 Galaxy, M82 Galaxy Supernova SN2014j 22 February 2014
Jupiter Galilean Moons, NGC2336 Galaxy 18 February 2014
Full Moon Rising 15 February 2014
Nearly Full Moon, NGC2336 Galaxy, Lunar Crater Pythagoras, Sirius B 14 February 2014
Piggyback Adapter mod, Jupiter & Moon, NGC2336 Galaxy, Crater Copernicus 11 February 2014
Lunar Crater Clavius, Jupiter with Ganymede and Its Shadow 9 February 2014

January 2014
Meade Diagonal Status, Project Nightflight, Jupiter Moons, Supernova SN2014j 28 January 2014
Mercury, Clouds at Sunset, Supernova SN2014j Observation 27 January 2014
Fisheye Lens Sky, M82 Galaxy Supernova SN2014j, NGC4236 Galaxy 23 January 2014
Jupiter Moons, Jupiter Video Tests, Waning Gibbous Moon 18 January 2014
More Jupiter Video Tests, Day Past Full Moon 17 January 2014
Fisheye Lens Sky, More Jupiter Video Tests, Full Moon 16 January 2014
Jupiter-Moon Conjunction, Fisheye Sky and Observatory 15 January 2014
Moon and SkyShed POD, Jupiter Video Tests 14 January 2014
Telescope Corrector Lens Cleaning, Lunar Pico Mons and Pico β 11 January 2014
Lunar "Double-Double Star", Jupiter D7000 DSLR Video Tests 9 January 2014
Sunspot AR1944, Hello Daytime Venus, Sunset and Kitt Peak 7 January 2014
Bye-Bye Venus; Lunar Craters Catharina, Cyrillus, and Theophilus 7 January 2014
New Personal Record: 13h48m Moon 2 January 2014

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