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Observing from the Cayman Islands

Started by bill webster, 11/30/2005 10:58AM
Posted 11/30/2005 10:58AM | Edited 11/30/2005 11:06AM Opening Post
I am taking a vacation to the Camyan Islands in late January. Can someone suggest of few objects that would be visiable from Lat 19.28 Long -81.35? I have been to the winterstar party a few times and have seen the southern objects from there. I will look at most of them again but I would like a few new ones. Are the Magellanic clouds visiable for there? Remember I will be using a small 102mm Mak not my normal 16" dobs.

thanks
Bill W.
Posted 12/10/2005 02:20AM #1
Bill,

I don't think the SMC can be seen from that latitude.

There are some good lists of southern objects at http://www.seds.org/messier/xtra/similar/albi-s.html and http://www.astroleague.org/al/obsclubs/southsky/sskylist.htm

Here's another one - http://www.seds.org/messier/xtra/similar/bennett.html

Dave Mitsky

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