Target Pluto

Pluto is impossibly far away and wee – it’s like 3 billion miles away and smaller than the earth’s moon. However, it’s easy to find right now – within a degree or so of Jupiter. It is nominally magnitude 14 and, with luck, I my be able to pick up an impression of it later in the summer. I know that I have picked up stars that dim with the 200mm takumar.

In the image above the red outline is the field of view with my that lens.

In the image below, I have seen this magnitude 14.81 star in M101 shots so maybe…


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