Date Time: January 16, 2018 1900-2200hrs
Weather: No wind, bitterly cold, mostly clear, lots of frost on telescope, -11C showing on thermometer with no reported windchill. Winter storm forecast for tomorrow. Predicting 15 cm of snow.
Equipment: Canadian Telescopes 80 ED/APO on Vixen mount with 19mm eyepiece. Canon Rebel Xsi attached at prime focus with adapter.
Objective: To view and image the south-eastern sky from Canis Major to Taurus. Also, to continue looking for Comet C/2016 R2 Panstarrs, which is suppose to be NW of the head of Taurus.
- Objects imaged: Rigel, Alnitak, Mintaka, M78, Aldebaran, Several images of sky NW of Taurus head, Sirius, M50, M47, M46 and M48.
- No shooting stars or satellites were seen.
Images to follow...