Comet Seeker


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Comet Seeker

 

a small telescope used to search for and visually observe faint comets. Comet seekers are characterized by a large field of view and small magnification, and the exit pupil is equal in size to the pupil of the eye under night conditions. This guarantees a minimal diminishment of the surface brightness of extended objects.

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Webb advises comet seekers to start looking at about 5 a.