Unable to see anything with scope

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haejae
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Unable to see anything with scope

Post by haejae » Tue Oct 20, 2015 7:37 pm

Hello to all. I am a newbie who just purchased a celestron 127eq scope. Recent nights have been relatively clear but i am unable to see much besides 2 or 3 stars like Vega and altair. any suggestions to improve? It is kind of frustrating at times when you spend 3 hours trying to locate object even with a 5 inch scope

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Re: Unable to see anything with scope

Post by Great Red Spot » Tue Oct 20, 2015 10:18 pm

This problem has nothing to do with the scope. It is bad seeing condition due to the haze and clouds. Just have to be patient and wait for a good night. Good luck :)

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Re: Unable to see anything with scope

Post by haejae » Tue Oct 20, 2015 10:19 pm

Okay thank you!

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Re: Unable to see anything with scope

Post by Airconvent » Tue Nov 10, 2015 10:27 pm

haejae,
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Unable to see anything with scope

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