Stargazing City viewing with dobsonian telescope?

  1. shanepitts

    shanepitts 77
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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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  3. Drakkith

    Staff: Mentor

    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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  4. Bobbywhy

    Bobbywhy 1,864
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    Visit the website of the magazine, "Sky and Telescope" at

    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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