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.
> From: Lew Gramer <email@example.com>
> To: Internet Amateur Astronomers Catalog - Discussion
> 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
> 'em"... And if it turns out you were actually looking at some other
> 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
> and enough patience may show you...
> Clear skies!