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City viewing with dobsonian telescope?

by shanepitts
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shanepitts
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Mar10-14, 11:28 PM
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My father will be lending me his dobsonian telescope, but I live in the city. Is there much to see through all this light pollution?
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Drakkith
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Mar11-14, 12:51 AM
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The Moon and multiple planets. Jupiter is still impressive at this time of year. You might be able to see a few of the very bright deep sky objects, but they will be very underwhelming.
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Mar11-14, 03:10 AM
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Visit the website of the magazine, "Sky and Telescope" at http://www.skyandtelescope.com/

Check out the left side of the home page for all kinds of tips and "how to" see stuff, including "This week's sky at a glance"


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