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Old 27-05-2008, 06:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Karlsson View Post
For another comparison: I'm 19 km NNW of the Sydney CBD, but I can usually see Cen A in my 10x50 bino's, even though it is straight over the Syd light dome (high altitude though). And the one time I aimed my ED80 at it I could just make out the dust lane - just.

Is your light dome brighter than ours...?
I live 30 km from the CBD but close to a major centre (Parramatta) ..but still I have seen this once with my 11x 70s when it was right overhead

M 104 is a cinch though with any size binos

have never managed the Helix

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