Re: [tmboptical] First Light question
- I would think that starting with the planets would be my suggestion. When I
am showing stuff to nonastronomy type folks, they always seem to generate the
most WOW factor.
Just my .o2
> When you got that new telescope (or when you do) what subject did youTwo days after I received my TMB100 I was blessed with a very clear calm
> choose for First Light ... and why?
night. My in-laws had just come over so I kept things basic (and rewarding
1st - Jupiter (my mother-in-law was the first to detect a moon coming out
from behind the planet)
2nd - Saturn (those rings are always a big hit)
3rd - M42 and the Trapezium (sadly, that was two abstract for them)
Star testing waited for another night.