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    by Published on 03-12-2017 05:49 PM
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    There is always a lot of discussion from people on what eyepieces to get with their new telescopes.


    Most people seem to want to get the most magnification possible right away, but unfortunately, reality in the form of current atmospheric conditions has a lot to say on that subject.

    All telescopes, no matter the type, have an “optimal” range where they perform the best. As you gain experience, you will understand when and how to properly go outside those limits.

    This discussion will show you how to generate a good optimum set to start out with and get the most from your scope without the pitfalls of buying something that will not be of use to you.
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    by Published on 03-10-2017 02:14 PM
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    I am still new to this hobby and just now getting my first scope(s) up and running, so this is not advice from a wise old ...
    by Published on 03-05-2017 11:41 PM
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    March Night Sky Objects: Star Clusters / Globular Gallop for Northern Hemisphere


    As we head into spring ...
    by Published on 03-05-2017 09:55 PM
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    Southern Celestial Hemisphere:


    NGC 3115 (Sextans):

    Lenticular Galaxy, mag=8.6, size=7.2’x2.5’, ...
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