Why Do Objects Look Brighter in Your Telescope Then with Your Naked Eye?
This was a question asked at a recent astronomy club meeting which I attended. An interesting question and one I haven’t thought about for a long time. Our eyes can see vast distances unless, of course, we suffer from one of the many eye conditions that inhibit our eyes ability to work correctly. Then we have to wear corrective lens, like I do to see well but, we still can see vast distances. Take for instance M31, the Andromeda galaxy, some 2.5 million light years away. Under a ...Read More