FASTAR MESSIER INDEX -
M66 is on the left, M65 is on the right
Messier Object Information
Visual magnitude: 9.3
Date of observation: January 28, 2001
Time at end of first CCD image 1:05 PST
Time at end of last CCD image 1:24 PST
Observing Location: At home on the drive way
Observation of object: M66 is a galaxy with two distint sprial arms.
Moon set at 20:25 PST on January 28, 2001
Astronomical twilight ends in the evening at 18:52 PST on January 27, 2001
Astronomical twilight starts in morning at 5:52 PST on January 28, 2001
Celestron C-8 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with Fastar lens accessory and
M66 image taken with Orion ShortTube 80 mm refractor telescope and Cookbook CB245 CCD Camera.
Use Test patterns to calibrate monitor brightness, contrast, height and width
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