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Quote:It is interesting that the large galaxy NGC 3128, (just north of Omega Centauri) is also a bright easy target for binoculars too.
You know you are there when you start thinking in terms of EXIT PUPIL rather than Magnification..
Quote:Quote:It is interesting that the large galaxy NGC 3128, (just north of Omega Centauri) is also a bright easy target for binoculars too. Guess that was a typo for NGC 5128..Clear Skies!