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Bob Berman's strange universe: Playing favorites

November 2006: Bob names a few of his favorite objects in the sky.
A star party is a festival of favorites. People look at their pet sky objects using their best eyepieces. After an hour, you conclude everyone has excellent taste: They like the same things you do. The universe may contain 125 billion galaxies, thousands of NGC targets, 109 Messier objects, and 8 observable planets, but dollars-to-donuts, we all will return to the same ones.

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