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quote:Originally posted by MayoFlyFarmerYou don't even have to be in that dark of a region to be able to see it, its pretty easy, as long as you're not standing in the middle of downtown tokyo or something.
quote:Originally posted by cuso4How come we can see the Milkyway using an astronomical telescope when the Earth is actually in the Milkyway?Of course the 'Milkyway' I'm referring to is the galaxy and not the chocolate bar! Angel
quote:Originally posted by roberthAlso, the southern hemisphere faces towards the centre of the milky way and the northern half points away from it. You can see many more stars from here than there.
quote:Originally posted by tweenerI assumed the spots down the side were a plane with a blinking light. A satellite would make a solid streak (I think). And the meteor in the center is neat. I don't know how long the exposure was, but I'd guess at least several minutes if not an hour or more.----John - The Eternal Pessimist.