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SleepIsWrong
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Re: Bortle scale for those with observatories? new [Re: mistyridge]
      #5542034 - 11/27/12 12:33 PM

Four miles north of downtown baltimore - an 8.

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Aquarist
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Loc: Illinois
Re: Bortle scale for those with observatories? new [Re: SleepIsWrong]
      #5542185 - 11/27/12 01:52 PM

Quote:

Four miles north of downtown baltimore - an 8.




Are you able to observe much? What kind of telescope?


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microstar
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Reged: 01/05/08

Loc: Canada
Re: Bortle scale for those with observatories? new [Re: Aquarist]
      #5543171 - 11/28/12 01:04 AM

I'm probably a 4 or so.
...Keith


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RogerRZ
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Loc: West Collette, NB, Canada
Re: Bortle scale for those with observatories? new [Re: microstar]
      #5544050 - 11/28/12 03:11 PM

I'm solidly in a 4 zone.

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wolfman_4_ever
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Reged: 07/15/11

Loc: El Segundo, Ca, So. Cal
Re: Bortle scale for those with observatories? new [Re: RogerRZ]
      #5544276 - 11/28/12 05:41 PM

SQM 18, or 8 in the Bortle Scale . Can see a few objects with the naked eye, most objects are blobs visually through a scope.. Mallincam works great. I mostly image..

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avarakin
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Loc: Parsippany NJ, USA
Re: Bortle scale for those with observatories? [Re: wolfman_4_ever]
      #5554978 - 12/05/12 01:32 AM

8 here. Use the observatory mostly for narrowband imaging.

Alex


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