Query on astronomy for the visually impaired

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Hi David,

As you say, without more detail on the severity of the visual impairment, it’s impossible to know what might work, but clearly the more light the better…so, a large aperture telescope pointed at the Moon would surely stand the greatest chance of success….Alternatively >Are there any other facilities that a near-blind child might use to get a sense of the planets?<  There is this chap, Nic Bonne at Portsmouth Uni, who may (Covid restrictions permitting) be able to offer advice…..

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-hampshire-51559823

https://researchportal.port.ac.uk/portal/en/persons/nicolas-bonne(b0bffcb1-1efe-4853-9678-139071bdcea0).html

Martin