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2004-Jan-15, 06:56 AM
With my brand spanking new Vixen LV 4mm eyepiece arriving in the next couple of days, I should be able to push my 4.5" reflector to its theoretical limit.
What are some suitable southern DSO to observe with this sort of equipment?
2004-Jan-19, 01:05 PM
Kashi, I found some links that provide various lists of DSO's
http://home.mira.net/~reynella/skywatch/ssky.htm - very blah, but has a great list near the bottom of the page, including:
I hope this helps
2004-Jan-19, 01:22 PM
What is a DSO? Does that mean visual double stars?
2004-Jan-19, 01:51 PM
DSO is the acronym for Deep Sky Object, such as a galaxy or nebula, I believe.
2004-Jan-19, 02:47 PM
Thanks, it's time I start looking at the skies with a telescope as well.
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