Andromeda Galaxy...not what I expected.

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Andromeda Galaxy...not what I expected.

Postby wardmeister » Tue Sep 23, 2014 6:50 pm

Hi guys

I was out with my 8" Newt last night and finally found the Andromeda galaxy for the first time ever.
I must admit I was diss appointed as all I could see is a brownish blur. My scope was in focus to as stars around it were in focus. I thought that my scope would have picked up more detail.
I was in my back garden and light pollution in the city of sunderland is about 71%.
Could this be the reason?

Thanks

Chris

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