I recently sent out a note about observing, and got some
Here are a few comments from customers:
"I built a backyard observatory, and that makes it a lot easier
to observe, especially in the winter"
"Well, I spent 30 minutes just lining up my viewfinder, then
still could not find anything, got frustrated
and gave up" (newbie))
suggestion: consider buying a better quality auxiliary
finderscope, that might be easier to use.
The Rigel Quik finder
"http://khanscope.com/accessDetails.cfm?productID=410" or the
"There is far too much light pollution to see anything worthwhile
where I live, so why bother?" When
I go camping up north, I will take my telescope with me. That's
once or twice a year".
Response: Well, actually that is not entirely true. You may not
be able to see faint deep sky objects,
but you can certainly see several Planets, and some brighter
objects, constellations as well.
Some very interesting feedback and thank you.
If anyone else has any further tips or suggestions that you have
found useful for this purpose,
please drop me a line to Ray@khanscope.com
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