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    Default How many globular clusters can you resolve with a small scope ?



    Here I mean an 8 or 10cm refractor scope.

    What I tested:

    10cm (Televue Genesis): Omega Centauri, 47 Tucanae (mostly), M13, M15, M92, M3 partially.
    8cm (shorttube f/6.25) : M13 (partially), M3 (hint), omega Cen and 47 Tucanae not tested as I did not bring this scope on travel.
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    Default Re: How many globular clusters can you resolve with a small scope ?

    Try M10, M12. M14 and M107, all in Ophiuchus. And don't forget M22 in Sagittarius.
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