n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Report of the Deep-Sky Observing Section

Volume 64, Issue 9_10
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



Extracted from text ... 159 october 2005 proceedings of the annual general meeting 2005 Report of the Deep-Sky Observing Section A Slotegraaf (Director) During 2004, deepsky observing continued to be a popular branch of amateur observational astronomy. Magda Streicher of Pietersburg has continued her systematic recording of deepsky objects, particularly of galactic clusters. She had continued her "star string" project - searching for and recording asterisms - logging 28 new ones in the year under review. She is also working towards her Herschel 400 certificate, and has recorded 70 objects. During the year she visited the UK, visiting various astronomical sites, such as ..

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