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#1 fyrfytr310

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Posted 24 April 2019 - 03:02 PM

Located at 39°, should I get a 30-40 or a 40-50 planisphere? Both?
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Posted 24 April 2019 - 03:08 PM

It really does not matter all that much. 

I would go with the further south, since everything north comes up eventually. And, I would rarely be heading north to observe. Rather I would head south. But really, it is a relatively insignificant distinction. 

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Posted 24 April 2019 - 03:27 PM

The 30-40 reads as the most applicable.

Tends to be of little relevance as the planisphere is fairly basic and precision is not a great factor in it's use.



#4 fyrfytr310

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Posted 24 April 2019 - 03:39 PM

Thank you!

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Posted 25 April 2019 - 11:09 PM

Located at 39°, should I get a 30-40 or a 40-50 planisphere? Both?

I you  ar in Cincinnari too, p m me.

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Posted 26 April 2019 - 08:08 AM

Located at 39°, should I get a 30-40 or a 40-50 planisphere? Both?

Which brand of planisphere are thinking of acquiring? (Sky & Telescope Star Wheel, David Chandler's The Night Sky, or another brand).



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Posted 26 April 2019 - 09:44 AM

Sorry, when designing planispheres there is a default blind spot over 39*.  You can't see anything from there.wink.gif


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#8 fyrfytr310

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Posted 26 April 2019 - 03:34 PM

Dang it!!!!!

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Posted 26 April 2019 - 03:35 PM

Which brand of planisphere are thinking of acquiring? (Sky & Telescope Star Wheel, David Chandler's The Night Sky, or another brand).


I went with Chandler.
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#10 fyrfytr310

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Posted 26 April 2019 - 03:36 PM

I you ar in Cincinnari too, p m me.
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Posted 26 April 2019 - 09:24 PM

I went with Chandler.

David Chandler's The Night Sky is an excellent planisphere--accurate and sturdy.




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