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Urban Astronomy

Many city-based amateur astronomers believe you need to dark country skies to see faint deep-sky objects like galaxies and nebulae.
But if you live in a decent-sized city it takes time and energy (and more than a few dollars) to truck your telescope out an hour or so outside of the city.
And the harder you make it for yourself to observe with your telescope, the more likely it is that you wont do much observing at all. And you might eventually lose interest in this wonderful pastime of amateur astronomy.
But you can see many beautiful celestial objects, even in bright city skies if you know where and how to look and if you know a few tricks of the trade.

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