nice ones ajay,u have good dark night skies.
On Sun, Feb 1, 2009 at 1:19 PM, Ajay Talwar <ajaytalwar80@...> wrote:
> Hello Fellow Astronuts,
> Sky is clearing up in Delhi since 4-5 days, after the January fog and
> drizzle season. Me and Nikhil went for an observation on Friday the 30th. I
> would like to share four pictures from the observation.
> 1. Venus & Moon conjunction flanked by the Sea Monster, the Fishes and the
> Winged Horse over the Nallar Temple at Nuh, Haryana. The 30 second exposure
> is too much for the moon but nicely captures the stars and the scene around
> the temple.
> 2. Leo Triplet is a small group of galaxies in the constellation Leo,
> consists of M65, M66, NGC3628.
> 3. Beehive cluster or M44 a large open cluster which can be seen with naked
> eyes in Cancer.
> 4. M46 and M47: two open clusters in Puppis. The photo also contains open
> clusters NGC 2423 and NGC 2425. M46 and M47 are two contrasting clusters,
> M44 containing fewer and brighter stars, M46 containing more uniform,
> numerous but fainter. M46 has a planetary nebula visible in the same line of
> sight NGC 2437, visible in the photo.
> Ajay Talwar
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