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Titan Rover vs. Titan Balloon by PaulCsouls
There's talk now of sending a rover similiar to the Mars rover to Titan. I think with Titan's thick atmosphere and the much greater distance a balloon is a...
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January 28th 05 12:57 PM
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what shortwave frequency for "listening" to Jupiter by Jon Fox
I understand Jupiter's sporadic radio emissions can be picked up on the HF shortwave bands and sound like someone throwing sand grains at a glass window (?). ...
January 28th 05 09:02 AM
by Sayf Connary Go to last post
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Smart-1 Images of the Moon by Gareth Slee
The European-built Smart-1 spacecraft has sent back its first close-up images of the Moon, showing the cratered landscape in glorious...
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January 28th 05 08:32 AM
by David Nakamoto Go to last post
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Partners required for exciting hands-on astronomical project. by Martin Nicholson
I am looking for between 4 and 12 keen and committed amateur astronomers to take part in an exciting new astronomical project. You do not need to own your own...
January 28th 05 07:28 AM
by Elivs Stik Go to last post
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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 06:19 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 04:44 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 11:27 PM
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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 06:38 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 06:05 PM
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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 05:03 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 01:42 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 01:12 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 11:27 AM
by canopus56 Go to last post
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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 03:38 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 02:54 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 01:31 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 11:38 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 11:19 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 09:42 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 09:30 PM
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