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How to locate nebulas visible through AstroMaster 114 telescope without device assistance?

I will be going to the desert this month and it's my understanding that the night sky will be very dark there. I've got some practice locating the planets but I'd really like to get a look at a nebula ...
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Orion Skyquest xt8i Intelliscope Dobsonian Telescope Lens

I have the telescope in the title, which camps with 10mm and 25mm eyepieces. Both cannot really see anything in detail past the moon. All planets look like stars. What are good eyepieces for seeing ...
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Why does the cloud of Orion Nebula appear more distinct when I am not directly looking at it?

I have a 6cm aperture newtonian refractor telescope through which I saw the Orion Nebula yesterday night. As all you can hope with a telescope of such a small aperture, I saw some faint cloudy ...
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Retrofitting a Dobsonian Reflecting Telescope for smart phones?

Just received an old Orion Deep Space Explorer 6" Dobsonian Reflecting Telescope. I'm hoping to gift it to my kids, but I want to add a twist... We have a microscope with an adapter for an iPhone ...
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How to see other celestial things using stars for direction?

I have a simple question. I can see orion constellation clearly in the night sky. I read it somewhere on this website that gemini is on the left-hand side of orion constellation. I was able to spot ...
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Have any planets been discovered in Orion constellation?

Orion constellation is a very famous constellation. It can be seen throughout the earth. Orion looks like a warrior with a weapon and skirt. I see this constellation daily and wonder, if there is a ...
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Orion Constellation request

This isn't a question so much as a request. I'm looking for an image of the Orion constalletion I could use, but I would like to have a very high resolution HD image, whereby a lot of the deep sky ...