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    When u see the milkyway regions can u see the glow and the dark nebula running through it??? or is their to much light pollution and also has anyone seen the milkyway from a dark sky with dark adaption??? just curious.
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    Yes, in the early morning hours when the moon is not in sight, I can see the Milky Way from horizon to horizon (brightest at the zenith).
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    Hi jazza ... No ..I cant see the milkyway from my home position .. I have seen it before but it was as a kid and i wasent into astronomy back then ...I remember it was in shenandoah Nat. park back in the early 70s ...
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    Yeah, see it OK from my backyard, and perfect about 5 minutes drive from here

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    When u see the milkyway regions can u see the glow and the dark nebula running through it??? or is their to much light pollution and also has anyone seen the milkyway from a dark sky with dark adaption??? just curious.[/quote] Never from home. On a good night we see part of it from the clubs viewing site. I have seen it from a true dark sky site. the view is amazing.

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    On any clear night (no or few clouds) I can see the Milky Way from my front porch (lights off, of course..LOL).

    It usually shows much better about 3-4 hrs.a fter darkness has come, as it takes the atmosphere a while to "settle out" after the heat of the day. If we really want to see it well, I drive about 30 min. up the local logging roads to a 5000 ft. hill. It's a sight to see, absolutely..

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    unfortunately i cant see the milky way

    what are the conditions to see at last some part of the milky way?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhobetorXVII View Post
    unfortunately i cant see the milky way

    what are the conditions to see at last some part of the milky way?
    Hi phobetor , ... Mike (dizzy G) lives in a green zone according to google maps LP overlay and he can see the milkyway from his home ... I would say you would have to live in a green zone but a blue or black zone would be better ... From what i understand a white zone is the worst , red is second , orange , yellow , green then blue and black zones ....
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    according to some maps i saw i live in an orange area

 

 
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