Re: Fwd Re: (IAAC) LM Star Count vs Milky Way Perception

    Perhaps they just have better visual acuity.  The telling test would be
to put you and them at the same location at the same time and see what each
of you says is the limiting magnitude.
Clear skies,  Sue
>This is the problem... I am an experienced observer that makes LM
>determinations the same way as the one's who see the milky way at 6.0 while
>see it at 5.2. When they see the sky with an LM of 5.2 from the star count
>method, they don't perceive the milky way then. What would be the reason
>this? In most of the star count areas, I know where the stars are that I
>see. I can't even see them with averted vision.