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Astronomy with binoculars

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This article provides a terrific set of ideas for easy astronomy with binoculars.  I was surprised you can see things like the moons of Saturn, and highly recommend the suggestion of viewing the Moon at other than full.  The late amateur astronomer Yuji Hyakutake famously discovered his eponymous comet using a powerful set of binoculars.

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Written by Andrew Wells Douglass

1 January 2011 at 22:34

Posted in Astronomy

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