PROJECTS 2015-2016

3Good nights for astrophotography during the 2015 – 2016 season and suggested objects

Summer 2015 (Aug 7-23, Sep 6-21):

NGC7000 North America Nebula
M52+NGC7635 Bubble Nebula
IC5146 Cocoon Nebula
NGC7023 Iris Nebula
NGC7331+Stephan’s Quintet
NGC6888 Crescent Nebula
NGC6946 Fireworks Galaxy
M92
NGC6791
IC1311
M15

Autumn 2015 (Oct 4-19, Nov 3-18):

M31 Andromeda Galaxy
IC1805 Heart Nebula
NGC281 Pacman Nebula
IC1396 Elephant Trunk Nebula
NGC869, NGC884 Double Cluster
NGC1275
NGC7789 Caroline’s Rose
NGC7822+Cederblad 214
NGC457
NGC1499 California Nebula

Winter 2015/2016 (Dec 2-17, Dec 30-31, Jan 1-14):

M42 Orion Nebula
IC434 Horse Head Nebula
M78
IC2118 Witch Head Nebula
IC2177 Seagull Nebula
M35
NGC2174
PK 205+14.1 – The Medusa Nebula

Late Winter 2016 (Jan 29-31, Feb 1-12, Feb 27-29, Mar 1-11):

M81+M82 Bode’s Nebula
NGC2359 Thor’s Helmet
M67
M46+M47
M65+M66+NGC3628 Leo Triplet
M44 Beehive Cluster

Spring 2016 (Mar 27-31, Apr 1-9, Apr 25-30, May 1-5):

Coma Cluster
M63 Sunflower Galaxy
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy
M94
M101 Pinwheel Galaxy
NGC4565