Whenever I have come into large sums of money in my life, I always put half of it aside to spend on fast cars and the pursuit of loose women.
I put aside the other half to spend frivolously.
Orion xx14g Dob CPC 1100 w/Skywatcher 80ED piggybacked Coronado PST TMB 92L refractor AT Voyager mount Nexstar 6/8 mount Denk Big Easy binoviewers Oodles of eyepieces and other optical gadgets Past scopes Meade 8" reflector and 8" SCT
150mm MCT f/13, 31% CO
"People say I'm in denial. I disagree."
Quote:Eddgie, something I am trying to understand better, but maybe one can call it resolution in a 6". The Raleigh limit is about 0.92 " arc (Dawes near to 0.78" arc.)
Quote:I see albedo features on Ganymede at 6" with a bit of difficulty, but never much more than soft blurs that do not appear to have any irregular shape.
Quote:Also, a line will still show when a dot no longer shows.
Quote: I believe this was taken several years ago after the Comet Shoemaker Levy impacted. The sequence of black markings following the GRS I beleive are where the comet broke up and struck in a chain.I could be wrong though, but I think that is what it is.
"You're not afraid of the dark, are you?" - Riddick "The best scientists are humble. They seek to understand, not to ensure their legacy, but merely to understand." - Mori