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Posted by Robert May on June 20, 2001 17:29:09 UTC

You will be able to see about 4 times deeper than you do now and that means that a lot of galaxies become quite visible. Another is that things that you can barely see now become much brighter and you will see much more detail in them.
Back when the supernova in M82 popped up several years ago, a 10" would show the thing while a 6" scope it could be seen in averted vision only and in the 14" size, the little star near the supernova became visible.
In other words, you will be getting aperture fever soon so be prepared.
BTW, you might want to stop by my website for one method of grinding that will happen very fast and is a bit cheaper than the old glass tool method.
http://nav.to/bobmay is the site.

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