Observing lists, Astro Methods, Spring 2005

*=priority object; Dr.Bob pager # 303-206-1392
Can we observe tonight?           DU Student Astronomy Lab, Denver:   [more regional wx links]

                                                Tzec Maun Observatory, New Mexico:

http://www.srobservatory.org   Links  User Manual & Registering & SCHEDULE & Login & Data Retrieval

Scheduled remote telescope users for spring 2005  - updates at websites:

astro1423 = Matt, jdahl2 at du.edu

chiefbroom = Bryan, bcomer at du.edu

drbob101 = rstencel at du.edu

drnmtzfld = Darren, dmoitzf at du.edu

grayshifter = Laura, ljohnso5 at du.edu

kabritto = Kyle,  kbritton at du.edu

phanes = Phil, phanes at du.edu

pshaw = Phil, pshaw at du.edu

shamoo85 = Jennifer, jsegel at du.edu
wilderness.magic = Katie, kmulliga at du.edu


If you need particular data, feel free to email anyone listed.

at 9PM on DATE = SIDEREAL TIME [meridian], Twilight ending
3/21                   9h                     715pm MST
4/8                    10h                    830pm MDT
4/21                   11h                    845pm MDT
5/7                    12h                    900pm MDT
5/21                   13h                    915pm MDT
Observing teams, spring 2005:
BLUE TEAM [A-L, Mondays]: Kyle B, Bryan C, Matt D, Philip H, Laura J
project: comet 9p/Tempel & calibration stars plus,...
RED TEAM [M-Z, Weds]: Darren M, Katie M, Mike S, Jennifer S, Phil S
project: comet Machholz & cloud brightness, plus...
Additional observing nights can be arranged if cloud patterns occur.


OBSERVABLE COMETS, http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpec/K05/K05D20.html
see also:
Ephemerides include:
Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase  *m1*    m2

Most other short period comets are typically 15th mag or fainter...
We have previously studied:
c/2004Q2 Machholz
9/p Tempel 1 [Deep Impact impacted on 4 July 05, http://deepimpact.umd.edu ]



bright asteroids, http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/Ephemerides/Bright/2005/index.html

Close approach NEOs: http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/neo_ca
includes data for:
Object      Close-Approach Date  Distance (LunarDist/AU) Rel.Speed[km/sec]  


VARIABLE STARS: www.aavso.org

**RX Mon 0729-04

*X Hya 0935-14

**X CrB 1549+3614 

*RT Boo 6/12/03

*V838 Mon 0659-03 -- nova like shell, 


YY Her 1810+20, recent max V~11 mjd=52700

Eclipsing binaries:





SUPERNOVAE: http://www.supernovae.net/snimages/

or http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iauc/RecentIAUCs.html


NGC4567 interacting pair at 12h36+11d14

Unobserved GALAXIES that deserve imaging (MCunningham) DONE

NGC 4889 m~11 cluster 13h00m +27d57'

NGC 6166 m~14 cluster 16h29m +40d31' Herc N6173

NGC 6236 m~13 elong 16h44m +70d46'

NGC 6314 m~14 spiral 17h12m +23d16'

NGC 6495 m~13 ellipt 17h55m +18d19'


Dr.BOB's calibration stars


*SAO 79445 [Everhart A, 07h30m52s, +29d49'30"] SA51

SAO 98178 [M67 east side, 08h50m+12]

GSC 4896:1224  (west end, Landolt field 101 10h+00d]

SAO 137239  (center, Landolt field 101 10h+00d]

GSC 4896:1267  (east end, Landolt field 101 10h+00d]

**GSC 4949:797 (Landolt field 104, 12h42m-00d & ACR"I"]

*SAO 82672 [Everhart B, 13h08m48s, +29d21'54"] SA57

SAO 91810 [Everhart C, 00h16m42s, +15d51'05"] SA68, July'84 S&T



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