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Re: (IAAC) Can I see the "Stephan's Quintet" with my 8" SCT?



I couldn't agree more with what Lew said. There are a lot more factors than
aperature that effect ones the ability to see an object. I think that there
a lot of physiological effects that we don't measure.
Scott
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> From: Lew Gramer <dedalus@latrade.com>
> To: Internet Amateur Astronomers Catalog - Discussion
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> Subject: Re: (IAAC) Can I see the "Stephan's Quintet" with my 8" SCT? 
> Date: Tuesday, September 01, 1998 3:40 PM
> 
> 
> Never second-guess yourself, Tom! Don't ever hesitate to "call 'em like
you see 
> 'em"... And if it turns out you were actually looking at some other
object than 
> you thought one night, or were just using "averted imagination", don't be
> ashamed of it - you would not be the first of us! :)
> 
> Also, no one can (yet) say for sure exactly what a dark sky, a good
instrument 
> and enough patience may show you...
> 
> Clear skies!
> Lew
> 
>