Icons Used On This Website

by Dominic Ford, Editor

Objects and events on In-The-Sky.org are graded according to how difficult they are to observe from your currently selected location.

You will see the following icons around the website to indicate these difficulty levels:

Events which are visible to the naked eye from Ashburn.Events which are visible to the naked eye from Ashburn.
Events which are easily visible through standard binoculars from Ashburn.Events which are easily visible through standard binoculars from Ashburn.
Events which are easily visible through a small telescope from Ashburn.Events which are easily visible through a small telescope from Ashburn.
Events which are visible through a four-inch telescope from Ashburn.Events which are visible through a four-inch telescope from Ashburn.
Events which are visible through a large telescope from Ashburn.Events which are visible through a large telescope from Ashburn.
Events which are not observable at present from Ashburn.Events which are not observable at present from Ashburn.
Events which are not visually apparent from Ashburn.Events which are not visually apparent from Ashburn.
Never attempt to point a pair of binoculars or a telescope at an object close to the SunNever attempt to point a pair of binoculars or a telescope at an object close to the Sun. Doing so may result in immediate and permanent blindness.

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