Re: (IAAC) Obj: M1 - Inst: MEADE ETX 3.5" MAK
Lew Gramer wrote:
> You did pick some tricky objects for the ETX, Brad - thanks for sharing the
> logs! I've heard of people seeing M1 in particular with binoculars under dark,
> dark skies. I've never managed that, though I can see it quite nicely in the
> little AstroScan (4.25") from exurban skies in Westford, MA.
It seems that aperture is not required for M1. I have seen it with my 60
mm refractor many times, better seen at near 80x. Of course, better if
you have a greater light funnel.
ELECONT INGENIERIA S. A.
12o S; 77o W.; [UT - 5 hrs]