Re: Finding objects! (was Re: (IAAC) The Herschel List)
>Anyway, once you have tools like these in hand, and you've begun
>constellations, the next question is: "How do I find anything with the
>telescope?" Great question! My answer is a technique called "star
>pick a star near your target object, that you can find naked eye. Point
>scope at that star. Then find another star grouping on your atlas which
>seen in your telescope, and which lies a little closer to your target.
>keep following these trails of star groups, until you find your target!
The only problem with this is that (well,where I live) there is usually
no visible naked-eye stars within 5 and sometimes 10 degrees!
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