It really doesn’t get very dark early this time of year, does it? Roll on the solstice.
Anyhow, quite a decent night’s viewing.
Alignment: Arcturus, Mizar
Calibration stars: Vega, Deneb
Targets: Mizar, Albireo, M92, M13
Time out: 22:45 – 00:00
Bonus: ISS pass!
(On flickr too.)
I tried a bit more long-exposure. Unguided, so keeping it to around three minutes. But it turns out I wasn’t quite polar aligned, so there was a bit of star smearing. That picture above was the best of the short exposures.
The moon is lovely right now, but in the venacular from where I come from, it would cut the eyes out of ye. So I probably need to pick up a moon filter at some point 🙂
A decent night’s observing, really.