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Quote:Observing globluars from another galaxy. Are you kidding? That's unreal... Have you seen this?http://www.cloudynights.com/item.php?item_id=1559
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Quote:There are plenty of globular clusters near the Milky Way. Why image globular clusters near the Andromeda Galaxy? Great images!
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Quote:...discovered by William Herschel with a 3" 'scope
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Quote:Well, it *can* be seen in a 3", but it's not exactly easy. Herschel's 18", on the other hand, was as capable as a modern 12" and in such a scope, NGC 206 is pretty easy under dark skies. I lean towards it being discovered with the 18". Clear skies! Thomas, Denmark