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    Dark adaption , eyepatch and a big cumfy chair with plenty of cushions and it's a party Brooke gotta b cumfy. The higher in the sky the less atmospheric soup you gotta look through.
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    Quote Originally Posted by battywampus View Post
    This weekend was the first time I was able to find the Andromeda Galaxy. I used my 10x50's and I had very dark skies.

    Even after I knew where to look, I had a lot of trouble finding it in my telescope. After I did, I thought the binocs did a better job. It was almost straight up, almost, so that made looking through the telescope much more difficult. I really need the viewing chair.

    Still, it was exciting! Even though the processed images are more impressive, there is a special feeling you get from finding it and looking at it live!
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    And by "live" you mean 2.5 million years ago.....
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    galaxy.jpg

    this image was taken with my canon SX50HS at max zoom both optically and digitally which is 200x the human eye
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    Quote Originally Posted by chanka98 View Post
    And by "live" you mean 2.5 million years ago.....
    You know what I meant!!! :P
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    Wow I was worried that it had moved. Glad to hear you found it. It is amazing to see it with your eyes.
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