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Q. I want to see man-made equipment left behind on the moon. by Bill Nunnelee
No earthbased telescope is able to resolve the Apollo artifacts, not even the Hubble Space Telescope. "Jim Jones" wrote in...
August 22nd 03 09:01 PM
by eyelessgame Go to last post
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6'' Maksutov - a 'planetscope'..? by David Knisely
Hi there. You posted: Im about to buy a 6'' Maksutov (1900mm), but my scopedealer claims, that its more a 'planetscope', than a 'deepsky-scope'. As far...
August 22nd 03 07:54 PM
by Asger Ellekrog Go to last post
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Newbie watching Mars with Nikon Action 7x50 Binoculars (#7201) by Josh Gregorio
I don't think a telescope is too complex for a newbie (I am one too). I have been able to see Jupiter and some of its moons, Saturn, Mars, and a few star...
August 22nd 03 06:50 PM
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Q. Do all man-made satellites orbit the Earth west to East ? by Jim Jones
Hi, Do all man made satellites that we've sent up to orbit the earth orbit in the same direction as the earth's rotation? As I understand from earlier posts,...
August 22nd 03 06:46 PM
by Jonathan Silverlight Go to last post
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Seeing Through a Pin Hole??? by G=EMC^2 Glazier
Star light is just a pin hole. Would it be an advantage to just make a pin hole for the viewing star's light to shine through before doing anything else? ...
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August 22nd 03 06:01 PM
by G=EMC^2 Glazier Go to last post
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Acclimating Scope by BenignVanilla
When I put my scope outside to get it close to the ambient temp, should I keep then lens cap on or off? BV.
August 22nd 03 05:05 PM
by Jeroen Smaal Go to last post
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Is image problem due to mirror? by Phil Wheeler
Doc wrote: I've been experimenting with a Meade 5" reflector, and find that the Moon looks incredible, but when looking at Mars, with anything of greater...
August 22nd 03 04:46 PM
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New OTA for CG-3 - How Big? by Dave
I have a question I hope someone can help out with. I've acquired an old Celestron C4.5 Reflector scope. It came with an equatorial mount - according to the...
August 22nd 03 04:42 PM
by Jeroen Smaal Go to last post
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Are we alone? by elrond
Hi, I am finding it difficult to deal with the apparent paradox that there are millions of planets out there which can support life, but we haven't...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
August 22nd 03 04:03 PM
by Fred Williams Go to last post
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Question about Right Ascension by Josh Gregorio
Hello, I am trying to learn to use Dec. and R.A. to locate objects. The manual for my telescope (meade 4500 with equatorial mount) defines R.A. as 24 lines...
August 22nd 03 10:00 AM
by Roger Hamlett Go to last post
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New UK Technology Will Make First Global X-Ray Map Of The Moon by Ron Baalke
Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils Oxon, U.K. For more information please contact: Jacky Hutchinson, CCLRC Press Officer CCLRC...
August 22nd 03 03:28 AM
by Ron Baalke Go to last post
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There goes the Neighborhood (mostly on topic - light polution) by Roger Halstead
Over the years I've been happy with the neighborhoods where I've lived. I've been an amateur astronomer for over two decades and we moved here in 1984 as it's...
August 22nd 03 01:09 AM
by Roger Halstead Go to last post
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Deep News - Newsletter for the Deep Impact Mission - Issue 2 by Ron Baalke
DEEP NEWS Newsletter for the Deep Impact mission Issue 2, August 2003 Welcome to the second issue of Deep News. July marked the Deep Impact project's two-year...
August 21st 03 11:04 PM
by Ron Baalke Go to last post
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"canicule" or "cani" (dog star sirius) by John Zinni
"Daniel Kessler" wrote in message ... Can anyone help me on this one? I've been...
August 21st 03 10:18 PM
by Llanzlan Klazmon The 15th Go to last post
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Any pics of Mars approach to Earth by Ariel
Given this recent, unprecedented approach of Mars, has anyone (amateur/professional) taken pictures of the red planet and published them on the net? I'm...
August 21st 03 06:55 PM
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Rusticles, Mars and Human Responsibility by BenignVanilla
I was reading an article on MSNBC.com today about the Titanic, http://www.msnbc.com/news/955061.asp?0dm=C12NT. Apparently, there are microbes called rusticles,...
August 21st 03 05:15 PM
by Roger Hamlett Go to last post
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where to watch Mars by seelowbay
anyone planning to see Mars on 27th evening? where would you go?
August 21st 03 03:31 PM
by Starlord Go to last post
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Dark matter, why? by Martin Jeppesen
Hi, I have couple of puzzles I don't understand. Can anyone help out? (1) Why there must be dark matter in the galaxies? From what I can understand, it has...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
August 21st 03 03:22 PM
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Where/when to look for Mars? by Bill Nunnelee
Around midnight, 30 or so degrees above the southern horizon. It'll be the brightest starlike object in the area, with a distinctly orangish tint. "Jim...
August 21st 03 11:18 AM
by Brad Mears Go to last post
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Meade Telescopes by SeMpErFi
Can anyone tell me if Meade makes good telescopes? My wife and I are looking to buy a scope and have our eye on the Meade - ETX-125AT Telescope w/ Autostar...
August 21st 03 11:15 AM
by Bobsprit Go to last post
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