Absytec said.....planet killing is about seeing more than the other guy, right?.....
yes it is about seeing more ...detail...........it is about seeing more than I ever have before...
Planet killing is a cool title i like it but as shown throughout the thread so many variables are in play
And I can tell you that for some of us it is just that magical night of excellent seeing when things all fell into place for whatever reason...................Like when I saw Jupiter and Saturn with my 1990 Tak FC-100 and got the best views I had ever seen in my limited experience
Of course then when I was at Stellafane and looked through some of the big dobs for the first time it was a real
A closed tube 10 inch Dob f-8 would be a great step up for me seeing more than I have before I think at my level of experience a good started Dob size
A closed tube 10” F8 would kill at just about everything.