telescopic object

telescopic object

(tel-ĕ-skop -ik) A star or other celestial object that is less than 6th apparent magnitude and cannot be seen without a telescope.
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C/1807 R1 remained a telescopic object for a few more months, with the last observation made on March 27, 1808.
It fades quickly and will be a telescopic object by March.
9) Although typically considered a telescopic object, NCC 2571 can be picked up with 15x70 binoculars; look for the roughly linear distribution of the cluster's brighter stars.
Southern hemisphere observers may see it as a relatively poorly placed telescopic object in the morning sky prior to perihelion, and in the evening sky post-perihelion.
As a telescopic object the double is famed for the vivid hues of its component stars.
The first telescopic object I usually turn to in Corvus is the small but really fine planetary nebula NGC 4361.
They include nearly every extended (non-pointlike) telescopic object beyond the solar system that is visible with, say, an 8-to 12-inch telescope from a backyard observing site with moderate light pollution.
Between Procyon (in Canis Minor, the Smaller Dog) and Sirius is the dim constellation Monoceros, rich in telescopic objects.
Not only is Orion the brightest constellation, it also offers one of the most splendid telescopic objects beyond our solar system: M42, the Great Orion Nebula.
OBSERVING MOST TELESCOPIC objects typically involves two hurdles: Can you find it, and do you see it at all?
feature generates tables of interesting naked-eye, binocular, and telescopic objects visible at a sunset, midnight, or sunrise.