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Old 17-09-2020, 10:35 AM
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Originally Posted by GUS.K View Post
I was out the same night, excellent seeing conditions, I was using my 18 inch scope mainly on southern Abell galaxy clusters, but the highlights of the night were the sculptor galaxies, the Tarantula neb, NGC 1365 and Mars.

Sounds like you took advantage of the excellent seeing..never thought to try 1365 as its a fav in the C925 esp outside Sydney; was just so transfixed by Mars,Jupiter and Saturn split a favourite Pi Aqillae easily at 1.4" into 2 orbs in a C6 I happened to grab at the ready.

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