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Size of Mars... newbies may want to read by eyelessgame
Mars, at the moment, is about 25 arcseconds in apparent diameter. This is close to 1/70th the diameter of the full moon (and several times too small to show...
August 30th 03 02:01 AM
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Sky & Telescope News Bulletin - August 29, 2003 by Ron Baalke
======================================================================== * * * SKY & TELESCOPE's WEEKLY NEWS BULLETIN - August 29, 2003 * *...
August 30th 03 01:51 AM
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Hi i'm looking to start stargazing by David Slade
Hello everyone, I'm seriously considering buying my first telescope and was wondering if i could get any pointers? Thanks Dave
August 29th 03 11:11 PM
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telescope maintinance & Mars by DarkHills
On Thu, 28 Aug 2003 13:59:20 +0000, jojo wrote: One problem with the scope is that the focus knob is "jerky" instead of smooth. making it impossible to...
August 29th 03 05:49 PM
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image size...what to expect? by Bakenshake
I recently purchased a Celestron - NexStar 114 GT from Costco for $198.00 with a $40.00 instant rebate. I felt I got a good deal on this scope. After the first...
August 29th 03 04:38 PM
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Close Encounters With Mars by Ron Baalke
ESA News http://www.esa.int 25 August 2003 Close encounters with Mars On 27 August 2003, Mars is less than 56 million kilometres away -- approaching closer...
August 29th 03 04:32 PM
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Traveling with a reflector scope by jojo
Hi, I am going on a trip this weekend that will take me far away from city lights. I plan on taking my scope, but want to make sure it arrives undamaged. It...
August 29th 03 02:47 PM
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Hubble's Close Encounter With Mars by Ron Baalke
FOR RELEASE: 6:00 a.m. (EDT) AUGUST 27, 2003 PHOTO NO.: STScI-PRC03-22 HUBBLE'S CLOSE ENCOUNTER WITH MARS NASA's Hubble Space Telescope took this close-up...
August 29th 03 02:10 PM
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NASA Slated over safety by Frog
Well heres one story Ron Baalke wont be pushing, so NASA has finally been slated for its complete lack of safety concerns. Will the space shuttle ever fly...
August 29th 03 02:10 PM
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Confused Amatuer by DarkHills
On Thu, 28 Aug 2003 13:55:10 -0400, Trail Shredder wrote: I just bought a Celestron Telescope, mainly to help educate the kids and check out Mars. I...
August 29th 03 04:05 AM
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mars by Llanzlan Klazmon The 15th
(R R) wrote in news:[email protected] 2276.public.lawson.webtv.net: did anyone see mars tonight ? what happened to make it...
August 29th 03 03:45 AM
by Llanzlan Klazmon The 15th Go to last post
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The oppositions of the Mars planet until year 2035 by Galeazzo Arcibalbo di Romagna
- To notice moreover that, although this opposition much rare one, to the 01-08-2018 and the 11-09-2035, Mars is practically nearly to the same distance...
August 29th 03 03:18 AM
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Astronomical Observations - Part 4 by Odysseus
Dan Pressnell wrote: What a lot of incoherent crap. So why did you feel it necessary to repost it? -- Odysseus
August 29th 03 02:57 AM
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Color Adjustment by Wishbone
Last night when I used my Meade 4.5 Reflector to look at Mars, I got "ghosts" of the image in red and maybe white. How do I adjust those away? Thanks, Al
August 29th 03 02:22 AM
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HELP! by JD
Not an expert by any means, but I think the scope you're referring to is the Meade ETX-125. I got mine (don't even ask how!) about a month ago. When I ordered...
August 29th 03 01:18 AM
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NASA To Host Annual Planetary Sciences Meeting by Ron Baalke
John Bluck/Kathleen Burton NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif. Phone: 650/604-5026, 650/604-1731 or -9000 E-mail:...
August 28th 03 07:32 PM
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What's above Venus on the SOHO scan today ? by Lester John
Compare the two scans below, taken today, the first at 17:56 and the second about an hour later at...
August 28th 03 07:21 PM
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mars by CeeBee
(R R) wrote in alt.astronomy: did anyone see mars tonight ? what happened to make it come so close to earth ? e-mail me and let me...
August 28th 03 06:53 PM
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Space Calendar - August 28, 2003 by Ron Baalke
Welcome to the Space Calendar! This Space Calendar covers space-related activities and anniversaries for the upcoming year. It is also available on the web...
August 28th 03 05:32 PM
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The Moons of Mars by Painius
"George" wrote... in message news:[email protected] . . . While Deimos rises in the East and sets in the West just...
August 28th 03 02:49 PM
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