People often ask Â â€“ Â â€œWhat do you look at with my telescope?â€
Well, yes, of course there are the moon and planets, I donâ€™t mention all those stars, but myÂ observing turns out that the sky is packed with interesting objects of many types;Â nebulae /Â clusters /Â galaxies, and more Â â€“ Â we call them â€œDeep Sky Objectsâ€œ.
Deep Sky Objects
Because they physically reside far outside of our Solar System, and even outside of our own Milky-Way Galaxy Â â€“ Â there are thousands of such objects within reach of modest amateur telescope, and many would argue they are the most interesting and beautiful objects to observe. Â Some observers become completely all interest of Â Deep Sky ObjectsÂ in their pursuit. Â (I feel like I have been crouched as a cat in my back garden in pursuit of a bird.)
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