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Re: (IAAC) Obj: M 42, Trapezium - Inst: 25" Obsession



>
>I've seen red tinges with the 20" at very dark sites, but suspect they
probably 
>would have been visible even in smaller scopes. Todd Gross (an active
poster to 
>IAAC) has also logged "red/pinks" with a 16" dob:
>    http://www.tiac.net/users/lewkaren/netastrocatalog/msg00154.html
>
Hi! There is a very specific spot to look for the red too, visually.. it is
in one of the "wings" that narrow 
shute, I can show you in a picture. True, I have only confirmed the
reddish-ness in the 16", although I suspected it in excellent scopes much
smaller.
- Todd
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