Messier Marathon: Finder Charts and Log Sheets
Posted 07 March 2004 - 01:51 PM
Messier Marathon Season is only a few weeks away and now is the time to get some practice on those early evening objects before they get too low in the twilight.
I have produced sets of finder charts (telescopic and binocular). These are available for download from:
I have also produced sets of marathon Log Sheets in a proposed order of attempting the objects. This is available in several formats: HTML, PDF, Excel, Lotus123, CSV , and may be downloaded from:
These have been useful in previous years and I hope they will continue to be so. If anyone wants the flavour of what it is like to complete the marathon, my experiences of the successful 1998 attempt are at:
Posted 07 March 2004 - 04:29 PM
How thoroughly enjoyable it was to read your account of that "magical" night in Portugal 6 years ago.
I urge other members to share the experience.
Regards -- Kenny.
Posted 07 March 2004 - 05:06 PM
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Posted 08 March 2004 - 02:39 PM
Thanks for shareing the links, looks like you put some serious work into those logsheets
Posted 10 March 2004 - 04:29 PM