Quote:The only fringy glimpses that have come visually from responsible observers appears to show that its demanding of large aperture with no slam dunk about it. I'd have doubts with a ten inch but Im an optimist too.Hope this helps.Pete
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Quote: Tanveer don't rule out low elevation observing in summer. Some of the best Saturns Ive ever seen were 30 degrees elevation in balmy hot muggy summer night air. Cool (wet out) your local observing g latch with a hose and it can make a big difference.
Quote:No, it's a ring shadow, you are right. Shadow of the planet on the rings is also visible already.
Quote:You've hot a pair of Mark Vs????? Very nice!Pete
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Quote:If I have a Dobson that gives me a lot of resolution but the seeing will allow it once per year is better to prefer a Telescope that makes a strong contrast almost every nights because the human eye needs LIVE CONTRAST, we don't have Photoshop during observation, a large obstruction waste too much contrast.