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Optical instruments for seeing far-away things that we own, borrow, steal or visit.

The Telescope

 One important piece of equipment  is an 8″ Dobsonian telescope.   sighted these objects:  The Moon, Jupiter, Uranus, Neptune, The Ring Nebula in Lyra (M57, mag 8.8), the Blue Snowball Nebula (NGC7662, mag 8.3), the Crab Nebula (M1) (more on physics … Continue reading

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