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GCSE Astro: B11 Drawings/Photographs of Messier/NGC Objects

Task : B11 - Drawing/Photographs of Messier/NGC Objects

Description :

Use binoculars/telescope/robotic telescope to produce detailed drawings and/or photographs of at least three Messier/NGC objects.

Time :

Design - 2 hours

Observation - dependent on task selected

Analysis - 2 hours

Evaluation - 2 hours

Image of NGC 2776, a spiral Galaxy


Activity Notes : MS Word Format or PDF Format

Go Observing to get suitable observations. You can either take a single observation of each object or try to get a "three colour" observation

Edexcel GCSE Astronomy Website


Please note that over the weekend of the 26-28th May 2017 we will be switching over to our brand new website - during this time there may be periods where the site is difficult to access, and users will be unable to request observations from the telescope. Please bear with us during this time. All should be back up and running by the 29th May 2017.