October 15th, 2019 Planispheres and Binoculars with Lorelei

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. Big Dipper The Big Dipper (also known as the Plough) is an asterism consisting of the seven brightest stars of the constellation Ursa... Continue Reading →

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October 15, 2019 – Lucas

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. M17 Swan Nebula M17, also known as the "Swan Nebula," or the "Omega Nebula" is a vast cloud of gas—mostly hydrogen, in which clumps of... Continue Reading →

14 October NOP with Fred

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. Big Dipper The Big Dipper (also known as the Plough) is an asterism consisting of the seven brightest stars of the constellation Ursa... Continue Reading →

October 14th, 2019 NOP with Lorelei

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. Big Dipper The Big Dipper (also known as the Plough) is an asterism consisting of the seven brightest stars of the constellation Ursa... Continue Reading →

October 13,2019 …. Phil’s NOP Group

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. M71 M71 is an unusual, loose globular cluster at a distance of 12,000 light years. Until the 1970s astronomers had classified it as an... Continue Reading →

October 13, 2019 – Telescope with Sara

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. M11 Wild Duck Cluster M11 is an open star cluster also known as the "Wild Duck Cluster," due to its purported prominant V-shape, reminiscent... Continue Reading →

October 12, 2019 — Robert, NMM

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. Aristarchus and Herodotus Aristarchus is not a particularly large crater, but it manages to stand out as an extremely bright crater. Near the... Continue Reading →

October 12th, 2019 NOP with Lorelei

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. Big Dipper The Big Dipper (also known as the Plough) is an asterism consisting of the seven brightest stars of the constellation Ursa... Continue Reading →

12 October NOP with FRED

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. Big Dipper The Big Dipper (also known as the Plough) is an asterism consisting of the seven brightest stars of the constellation Ursa... Continue Reading →

NOP 10.11.19 Charles

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. Big Dipper The Big Dipper (also known as the Plough) is an asterism consisting of the seven brightest stars of the constellation Ursa... Continue Reading →

10 October NOP with Fred

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. Big Dipper The Big Dipper (also known as the Plough) is an asterism consisting of the seven brightest stars of the constellation Ursa... Continue Reading →

October 10, 2019 – Lucas

Kitt Peak Night of the Marvelous Moon Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. Aristarchus and Herodotus Aristarchus is not a particularly large crater, but it manages to stand out as an extremely bright crater.... Continue Reading →

October 9, 2019 – Lucas

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. M31 Andromeda Galaxy The Andromeda Galaxy is our nearest major galactic neighbor. It is a spiral galaxy 2,500,000 light-years away, and has a diameter... Continue Reading →

NOP 10.9.19 Charles

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. Big Dipper The Big Dipper (also known as the Plough) is an asterism consisting of the seven brightest stars of the constellation Ursa... Continue Reading →

October 8, 2019 – Lucas

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. M17 Swan Nebula M17, also known as the "Swan Nebula," or the "Omega Nebula" is a vast cloud of gas—mostly hydrogen, in which clumps of... Continue Reading →

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