I'm still very new at this, but I was wondering if there is a resource for which nebulae are relatively easy _visual_ targets (versus those that look pretty in pictures, but that I will never see well through my eyepiece). I have a basic 8" Dob, live under Bortle 5 skies with generally so-so seeing, and have 2 impatient kids who I'm trying to keep interested.
It's been cloudy here for what seems like forever, so I've been poking around for online resources. I found this site https://telescopius.com which seems really useful in that I can filter objects to find those that will be high, bright, and big enough that even I can find them. What I'm not sure about is how to know which nebulae are worth trying to find as visual targets (did I mention the two impatient kids?).
I'm sure there are other threads for general resources fo finding targets, but if you have some favorites I'd love to know them too.
Edited by quercuslobata, 21 November 2019 - 06:46 PM.