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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.
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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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