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#1 Alvin Huey

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 06:19 PM

Just posted updates to all of my observing guides.

The major updates were made to:
- Local Group - more local groups with associated DSO's ID'd
- Globular Clusters - 4 new objects
- Planetary Nebulae - 4 new objects (more will be added in the summer)
- Galaxy Trios/Lensed Quasars (14 new trios)
- Ring Galaxies (12 new ring galaxies)

Minor updates made to:
- Small Galaxy Groups
- Abell Galaxy Clusters
- Ring Galaxies
- Shakhbazian Compact Galaxy Groups
- Flat Galaxies
- Rose Compact Galaxy Groups

See revision history for summary of changes and list of new objects.

If you have suggestions, corrections (hopefully not too many ;) ), or whatever, just drop me a PM or post here.

Enjoy!

http://www.faintfuzz...ingGuides2.html

#2 csa/montana

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 08:15 PM

Alvin, thanks so much!

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 04:19 PM

Great job there, Alvin! Thank you!

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 06:17 PM

Alvin; hey good website ,downloaded the object of the week list.
Hoping some of them will be visible in a 4 inch refractor.

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 08:29 PM

Thank you Alvin! I've been a fan and user of your guides for several years. They've come in handy countless times.

#6 Alvin Huey

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Posted 13 April 2013 - 01:00 PM

Hopefully last update. I've enhanced all of my guides with a graphical cover page. And slightly enhanced the download page with mini graphics of each color. Let me know what you think. I was doing and thinking about it while putting in the finishing touches to my upcoming new book, Observing Variable Galaxies.

Actually one more update in the near future...the release of the above guide. :)

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#7 Alvin Huey

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 12:22 PM

The Variable Galaxies observing guide is now released.

http://www.faintfuzz...ingGuides2.html

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Posted 26 April 2013 - 08:32 AM

Excellent as always!!!



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Posted 27 April 2013 - 07:36 AM

Just downloaded V2 of Planetary Nebula.

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Posted 28 April 2013 - 07:54 PM

Thank you Alvin. They are great. I also enjoy your web site!
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