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By Christian B. Luginbuhl

This can be the main unique consultant to staring at galaxies, clusters and nebulae to be had in one quantity. The gadgets incorporated diversity from these seen in binoculars to faint galaxies requiring a 30 cm telescope. for many items descriptions are given for a number of telescope apertures; comprises info now not to be had in other places.

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