Fuzzy spots

Nagscifi gave me an eight inch Dobson telescope for Christmas. Since we live in an extremely light polluted region of California, many (if not most) deep sky objects are simply unviewable as they are masked by the light grey sky. The ones that are visible appear mostly as little fuzzy spots against a light grey sky. The view of Saturn, however, is mostly unaffected by the light pollution. This evening I attempted to take a picture of Saturn through the Dobson with a compact digital camera. While it will not win any awards, it is quite recognizable, if a bit fuzzy.


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