If you wish to suggest a target for the August challenge you can do so here: viewtopic.php?f=84&t=11560
JULY 2020 MONTHLY CHALLENGE!
Once again the suggestions were put into a random draw generator online and we have our winners for the July 2020 challenge!
For the Northern hemisphere we have M29.
For the Southern hemisphere we have
Thank you to everyone for the great suggestions!
This open cluster was discovered by Charles
The 7th magnitude cluster is at an approximate distance of 6000 light years from us and moving toward us at 28 KM's per second (45.06 miles per second).
This cluster is visible and telescopes and is a easy target for our Northern hemisphere friends.
Below we have a Stellarium screensot showing the location of
Below is a Stellarium screenshot showing the location of
So get out under the stars and let us know what you see and post up any reports, images or sketches that you may have!
Wishing you all clear skies!