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    I was lucky and got to sit in an infield suite just to the right of homeplate.
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    What would be some good beginner objects I could see with my telescope?

    Mind you I live in a suburban environment with some moderate light pollution.
    Astromaster 90EQ. Started observing April 2009. Looking to expand.

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    Normaly I would recomend M42 - Orion Nebula first, but that is starting to set pretty early. The Hercules cluster is up around 10:30, that one is pretty easy. It you are an early riser, go out around 3:00 and look south. Sagittarius is full of star clusters; I usually go out for a look before work. Those are going to be the easiest ones to start with.

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    Welcome to AF, Tom. Try M44, the Beehive cluster in Cancer. It's in the middle between Regulus and Pollux, a bit toward Pollux from center and just a hair down. Nice bright cluster.

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    Hi Tom and welcome to AF! I'm just down the road from you in Rochester. Best of luck with that degree.

    Clear skies to you ...

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    Thanks. Clear skies to you as well.
    Astromaster 90EQ. Started observing April 2009. Looking to expand.

 

 
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