Here are three recommendations for deep sky objects in March. For more information see http://www.resource-intl.com/Observing.Lists/Deep.Sky.Jun.09.html
Difficulty Name RA Dec
Easy M80 16h 17m 02s -22° 58’ 30”
Globular in Scorpio improves with magnification. Mag 7.3
Medium N 6070 16h 09m 58s 00° 42’ 32”
Galaxy in Serpens, large oval 2:1; 2 companions. Mag 11.8.
Difficult HGC 076 15h 31m 40s 07° 20’ 19”
A quartet of galaxies in Serpens. See NGC 5941. Mag. 14.9
July 22 - Total Solar Eclipse; Asia and Pacific Ocean. Next one is July 11, 2010
July 25 - AANC Star-B-Q. Fremont Peak State Park.
September 12 - 16 - ASP Annual Meeting in Millbrae, California.
October 30 - Nov.1 - Advanced Imaging Conference in San Jose
“There is an element of schizophrenia inherent in the life of any astronomer. Torn between the light and darkness, we must be the thoughtful instructor to our day weary students, and the nocturnal voyeur, diligently stalking the heavens.” – Pamela Gay, Ph. D., starstryder.com
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