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ANNOUNCEMENT: Webpage with Links to Amateur Astronomy articles and downloads by Larry G
Hi all, Having written a few utilities and posted amateur astronomy related web pages, I've created an index page to provide links to each. Topics include: -...
January 28th 05 05:19 AM
by Larry G Go to last post
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Long Term Reliability of Meade/Celestron SCTs by Too_Many_Tools
As opposed to others who might have a "Scope of the Month" approach towards the hobby, I tend to keep for a long period of time the scopes that I buy. The...
January 28th 05 03:44 AM
by Matthew D. Mills Go to last post
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Youngest Globular Cluster in the Galaxy? by Magnificent Universe
A newfound object in the constellation Cetus may be the youngest globular cluster in the Galaxy--with an age equal to the Sun's. If so, it's akin to a...
January 27th 05 10:27 PM
by Magnificent Universe Go to last post
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weather by I. Schott-Sherive
http://www.boreme.com/bm/JUL04/a/i_extreme_weather/jump_fr.htm
January 27th 05 05:38 PM
by Alexander Avtanski Go to last post
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How do you pronounce Huygens? by Eric
Thats been bugging me, I've heard it pronounced a bunch of different ways but what is correct? BTW: next time we are going to pass a world wide law that the...
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January 27th 05 05:05 PM
by Skip Freeman Go to last post
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Could a human walk on Titan's surface? by RichA
Given current spacesuit technology, how long could a person survive on the surface of that moon? -Rich
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January 27th 05 04:03 PM
by Intertracer Go to last post
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Hey Rod! by RMOLLISE
Doink wrote: Greetings... I would be interested in such a publication. How can I joing a mailing list for subscription ifo when it comes out? Also,...
January 27th 05 12:42 PM
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Best Tripod for a Celestron N11GPS? by Too_Many_Tools
Time to spend more money... What is the best tripod for a Celestron N11GPS? Any suggestions as to where to buy it from? Thanks for any suggestions. SRU
January 27th 05 12:12 PM
by Roger Hamlett Go to last post
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ANNOUNCEMENT: ATM Foucault Mirror Surface Profiler Software by Larry G
Greetings ATM's, After a month long obsession with getting reliable measurements of a mirror's surface profile (heights, not just slopes), I am releasing ATM...
January 27th 05 10:27 AM
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Free mirror testing by Orion
Don't know who out there has seen this: http://www.wodenoptics.com/freetest.html Anyone sending in their mirror? My Meade 8" mirror is now about 10 yrs...
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January 27th 05 02:38 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Telescope & CSI! by starlord
I just spent about an hour answering an e-mail I got from a guy who said he was a researcher for the Show CSI, ( L.V.) I spent a lot of time telling about...
January 27th 05 01:54 AM
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Write or call Congress to save Hubble space telescope by richard schumacher
Tell your senators and representative to fund a Shuttle rescue mission to save the Hubble space telescope. Find contact information by your zip code he...
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January 27th 05 12:31 AM
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Let Hubble die gracefully by [email protected]
Both Keck telescopes put together cost less than half the projected repair cost of Hubble (adjusted for inflation). There are places in Antarctica with seeing...
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January 26th 05 10:38 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Meteorite hits Cambodia, sparks fires by Algomeysa2
Meteorite hits Cambodia, sparks fires http://www.cnn.com/2005/TECH/space/01/26/cambodia.meteorite.reut/index.html
January 26th 05 10:19 PM
by RichA Go to last post
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Saturn and a Faint Open Cluster by David Nakamoto
Well, Sky and Telescope thought the open cluster, NGC 2420, being 11th mag, was too faint to bother with, but Saturn will pass in front of this cluster the...
January 26th 05 08:42 PM
by David Nakamoto Go to last post
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10X50 vs. 7X50 by ROM SPACE KNIGHT NURSE
I'm going to buy binocs. I've read the ten power require a tripod due to the natural shakiness of hands, but the 7 power not. Is that extra 3-power worth the...
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January 26th 05 08:30 PM
by David Nakamoto Go to last post
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Comet Machholz and IC 1848 this Saturday - Imaging oppty? by [email protected]
I was checking my software for the path of Comet Machholz over the next few nights and I noticed that it appears to be headed for a rendez-vous with this...
January 26th 05 08:08 PM
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"white noise" monitoring? by Bob Cruise
The movie "White Noise" appears to have generated a lot of attention to this phenomenon lately. The reason I'm bringing it up here is because I have read of...
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January 26th 05 06:42 PM
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New DOT/FAA Laser ruling with DOD pending ? by Green Phaser
I dont like rumors but: I have been told the Dept of Transportation and the FAA are going to adopt a zero-tolerance attitude and have issued a...
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January 26th 05 02:38 PM
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Shrub Demonstrates His Binocular Technique by Dan McShane
LOL! Must be a real thrill to go hunting with the prez. "Now which way does this thing point"? John Steinberg wrote in...
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January 26th 05 08:26 AM
by Florian Go to last post
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