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Cosmic Geoff    177
On ‎7‎/‎11‎/‎2017 at 12:48, ronin said:

Sounds maybe odd but would something like a laser pointer help you to point out where things are in the sky for your son to kind of add to the big picture as it were. I find that once a person has seen something a lot like then to have an idea of where they were looking.

I'd deprecate the use of laser pointers in astronomy unless we want to risk being classed with the idiots who shine them at aircraft. This problem has been in the news again recently, with legislation under review, and a pair of offenders threatened with a 600,000 euro fine.

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Dave In Vermont    4,375

Anyone who intentionally aims these at an aircraft should, as but one penalty, be banned from any & every aircraft for life. Permenant 'No Fly List'-ed.

My 2¢,

Dave

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