Quote:Some questions to those who might know...
1. Do you need a filter to detect B 33 and IC 434?
2. I've seen IC 434 before in small scopes but it looked like a very faint elongated smokey mist with no defined shape. Am I missing something here or shouldn't B33 be detectable at this point?
3. What exit pupil and/or magnification did you use to see these objects?
4. Has anyone seen this object and sketched it using a 60mm-150mm telescope and/or binoculars? If not, what is the smallest aperture with which these objects have been detected?
5. Is this just downright impossible with such a small scope from a town with ~40,000 people without a filter?
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