sponsored by psychohistorian.org

DOCdb

Deep Sky Observer's Companion – the online database

 

Welcome, guest!

If you've already registered, please log in,

or register an observer profile for added functionality.

List:

log in to manage your observing lists

 browse:

 

 position:

 

 next:

 

 options:

summary

rename

prune

trim

remove

close

copy

combine

plan

bookmark

load

new

delete

marathon

favourite!

Full database:

Entire DOCdb database of 18,816 objects.

 browse:

 position:

Seven Sisters of the Pole (1 of 18,816)

 next:

oc gc pln bn dn gx gxcl ast aka lost

show browsing

Paardeberg, South Africa

Position
Longitude: 33°34'25"S
Latitude: 18°51'15"E
Alt: --
SAST=UT+2

Rural region short distance north-east of Cape Town.

Site used by ASSA Cape Town Centre as an observing site.

Sky Quality Meter readings

SiteLat.Long.Date & timemag/sq"st.dev°CCommentsMeasured by
Cape Centre dark sky site33 34 25S18 51 15E2010 Sep 04, 21:15 SAST20.57-12DewA.Slotegraaf
Cape Centre dark sky site33 34 25S18 51 15E2010 Jun 06, 01:20 SAST21.10.0111-A.Slotegraaf
Cape Centre dark sky site33 34 25S18 51 15E2010 Jun 05, 20:46 SAST21.10.0114-A.Slotegraaf
Cape Centre dark sky site33 34 25S18 51 15E2010 May 16, 00:01 SAST21.10.0214Partial thin cloudA.Slotegraaf
Cape Centre dark sky site33 34 25S18 51 15E2010 May 15, 20:34 SAST20.60.0317-A.Slotegraaf

The Bug Report

DOCdb is still in beta-release.

Known issues, feature requests, and updates on bug fixes, are here:

> Bug Report

Feedback

Found a bug? Have a comment or suggestion to improve DOCdb? Please let us know!

> Contact us

Help!

DOCdb is a free online resource that exists to promote deep sky observing.

You could help by sharing your observations, writing an article, digitizing and proof-reading historical material, and more.

> Find out more

Free downloads

Planisphere

ConCards

Star charts

Star charts

 

Everything on DOCdb.net is © 2004-2010 by Auke Slotegraaf, unless stated otherwise or if you can prove you have divine permission to use it. Before using material published here, please consult the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.5 License. Some material on DOCdb is copyright the individual authors. If in doubt, don't reproduce. And that goes for having children, too. Please note that the recommended browser for DOCdb is Firefox 3.x. You may also get good results with K-Meleon. Good luck if you're using IE. A successful experience with other browsers, including Opera and Safari, may vary.