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Astrophotography is always a good step to take after just observation. That way, you can see things through your telescope that you cannot see with the naked eye, and also share your findings. Another thing you could do is start on a different part of astronomy, maybe getting a hydrogen alpha filter or a solar telescope to observe the Sun, which again ...
You can absolutely see it in rural areas. I have a gorgeous view of it on clear nights, living thirty miles west of Lincoln.
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