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Old 21-10-2011, 01:03 AM
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Well done Rob catching the Barnards Galaxy. With large, low sfc brightness galaxies (and nebulosity) like that, the key is dark skies, not aperture.

I can recall observing the Seagull nebula with my 4.5" scope from near Renmark, however at home this is not possible with even my 12"!
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