Carbon Stars

The Astronomical League has a number of observing projects for it’s members. I’ve never done one before. I’ve decided to do the Carbon Stars program. This is an electronic copy of the log I am keeping.

22 - W Ori

Location Orem, UT Date 14FEB17 Time 21:20
Seeing 5/10 Transparency 7/10
Moon Phase Full Light Pollution 7
Telescope C 102slt Eyepiece 9mm
Magnification 73 Goto? Yes
Notes
My first carbon star. Very distinctly deep orange. Came right out of the eyepiece at me.
Sketch

27 - RT Ori

Location Orem, UT Date 14FEB17 Time 21:40
Seeing 5/10 Transparency 7/10
Moon Phase Waning 87% Light Pollution 7
Telescope C 102slt Eyepiece 32mm
Magnification 21 Goto? Yes
Notes
Hard to make out in the light pollution. After study, the color emerges
Sketch

35 - BL Ori

Location Orem, UT Date 15FEB17 Time 21:40
Seeing 5/10 Transparency 7/10
Moon Phase Full Light Pollution 7
Telescope C 102slt Eyepiece 25mm
Magnification 26 Goto? Yes
Notes
Lovely color. Not as deep as W Ori, but very nice. Stands out from the background.
Sketch