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Seeing at the big observatories
      #5618267 - 01/12/13 12:09 AM

Whenver I need to reference seeing conditions in my area I consult the Clear Sky Charts. But, how does a big observatory determine seeing if they don't fire a laser into the sky?

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Re: Seeing at the big observatories new [Re: CharlesW]
      #5625552 - 01/16/13 01:22 AM

One can measure seeing by taking images of stars.

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