If Charles Messier had written for Sky & Telescope his column would have been "Deep Sky Blunders" Currently most used equipment: Orion 8" XTi Intelliscope dobsonian Orion 6" Starblast 6i Orion 80ED Oberwerk 15x70 Garrett Gemini 10x50 24mm Panoptic
Cactus Patch Observatory / 14" LX200
"The four points of the compass be logic, knowledge, wisdom, and the unknown. Some do bow in that final direction. Others advance upon it. To bow before the one is to lose sight of the three."