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Old 09-07-2019, 05:18 PM
bluesilver (Peter)
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Viewing Jupiter's moons with 14 or 16 inch Dobsonian

Hi, i have been viewing Jupiter with a Skywatcher 10 inch dobsonian.
When i am viewing Jupiter, the best i can get of its moons are sort of like small to medium stars.
Nice and sharp in focus, not blury images.

I was interested to know if i were to go to a 14 inch or 16 inch dobsonian, will the lager aperture allow me to see the moons as tiny round dots rather than stars?
Hope that makes sense.
I was figuring that the larger aperture would allow more light to enter, therefore letting in more detail.
Any information would be appreciated.
Thanks.
Peter.
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