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What does DSO stand for?

DSO stands for Deep Sky Object (astronomy)

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Astronomers from Hawaii, USA mainland, Canada, China, Japan and Europe were part of this pioneering demonstration of international collaboration in space exploration enabled through the commercial space sector, accessing the instrument over the internet and operating it as if it were on the Moon, capturing Galaxy Center first light and images of deep sky objects inside and outside of our Milky Way Galaxy.
Visitors to Kielder are able to use powerful telescopes to view deep sky objects such as galaxies which lie millions of light years away from Earth.
An excellent companion to your Celestron telescope, you can even use SkyQ as an observing tool to help you identify and locate hundreds of famous deep sky objects, binary stars and variable stars with your telescope.
Supplement this with Scagell's larger NIGHT SKY ATLAS: THE MOON, PLANETS, STARS AND DEEP SKY OBJECTS (1554070260, $29.
It is worthwhile getting to know these constellations,as it will help you locate some of the deep sky objects that we will be looking for over the next few weeks.