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Ronclarke

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Which Messier objects are not seen from the UK please??

 

Ron

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They're all visible from the UK, at least from the south coast ...

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I'm not visiting the South coast as far as I know but obviously some are not visible from Nottinghamshire?

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Hello Ron,

M4, M6, M7, M54, M55, M62, M68, M69, M70, M79. M83, and M93

Those are the ones I'm missing from Nottingham.

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It is worth taking some binoculars on holiday if you are heading south. Quite a lot of the more southern ones are quite bright (except M83 & 79 which can be right xxxxs). I bagged my final M with a pair of 10x50 bins.

You’ll get hooked on getting the last couple and be driving south before you know it! ?

The Messier list is a great place to start. It’s got a bit of exerything.

Paul

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Thanks Paul, I'm off to Southern France in the Summer so the bins will be going too! (I'm also a birdwatcher!)

Cheers

Ron

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