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Sombody bought a new scope near FT. Lauderdale FL!!! by Orion
Fessup! It's raining cats and dogs! Orion --- Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free. Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com). Version:...
July 17th 03 12:11 AM
by Craig MacDougal Go to last post
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Satellites Across the Moon ? by Zan Hecht
I know that birds can appear as black discs when they are out of focus in the telescope. There was a S&T article a few years back about several turn of the...
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July 17th 03 12:11 AM
by Craig MacDougal Go to last post
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Free Cup Holder by caz
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/gareth.slee/cup.htm caz
July 16th 03 11:50 PM
by Tony Turner Go to last post
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Astronomical Scenario by Alan W. Craft
The fabled Equatorial Mount fairy hovers over your head, buzzing about trailing sparklies, and holding two of your favorite mounts, one in each hand: a Vixen...
July 16th 03 10:16 PM
by Starlord Go to last post
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Polishing and Multi-coating by Alan W. Craft
Hi All, I have an older(c. 1972) 60mm crown/flint doublet in need of having some slight scratches polished out and then multi-coated and correctly reassembled...
July 16th 03 10:05 PM
by Alan W. Craft Go to last post
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How to check the collimination of binoculars? by PrisNo6
In another thread on ALCON, Shawn Grant, said: "The venders at ALCON were great. I bought an awesome pair of 15 X 70 binoculars from Bill Burgess. He even...
July 16th 03 09:56 PM
by edz Go to last post
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ANN: SkyTools Real Time by Greg Crinklaw
New Software Release: SkyTools Real Time Add-on The first of many add-ons to come, SkyTools Real Time adds exciting and innovative functionality to SkyTools...
July 16th 03 08:32 PM
by Greg Crinklaw Go to last post
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Which way do stars rotate? by ypauls
Dear Astronomy Experts I was standing outside, and saw the North star. I remember the photos of stars rotating around, but I do not know which direction. My...
July 16th 03 07:13 PM
by PrisNo6 Go to last post
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The Shortest Session Ever... by Tom T.
The Shortest Session Ever... NELM 4.5-5 (observed in twilight) Sky Conditions: Clear, Rain, Clear, Rain, Moon Equipment: 15" F5 StarSplitter (Swayze),...
July 16th 03 07:13 PM
by Tom T. Go to last post
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Vixen SP Dec axis by Beta Persei
Hi everybody. I'm new to this newsgroup and my first message is a request for hints. I have a Vixen Super Polaris equatorial mount, bought second-hand, which...
July 16th 03 04:25 PM
by Carsten A. Arnholm Go to last post
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StarMax 127 question by Skip Freeman
"GoldfishPanda" wrote in message ... I have a Orion StarMax...
July 16th 03 04:04 PM
by Skip Freeman Go to last post
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Prism Diagonal Anti Chromatic Aberration Effect? by optidud
I read that in a 90 degrees prism diagonal. Chromatic aberrations are almost cancelled. I'd like to know to what extend it is true and what is the rule. For...
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July 16th 03 03:51 PM
by Alan W. Craft Go to last post
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Does prism introduce chromatic aberration? by optidud
My other thread called "Prism Diagonal Anti Chromatic Aberration Effect" has such bad choice of words that some readers may misunderstood what I mean. Of...
July 16th 03 03:38 PM
by optidud Go to last post
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"Star Testing Astronomical Telescopes" - Suiter by Alan W. Craft
There are potential "scalpers" regarding this title, particularly within Amazon.com. One fellow wants $60+ for his copy. I just received mine straight from...
July 16th 03 03:37 PM
by Alan W. Craft Go to last post
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My uncle is visiting tonight... by Alan W. Craft
...and will be bringing me a "telescope" to look at, let alone to look through. He paid twenty dollars for it...somewhere...and could not answer when I asked,...
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July 16th 03 02:50 PM
by Scribe2b Go to last post
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15" StarSplitter: First Light by Tom T.
15" f5 StarSplitter: First Light Observer: Tom Trusock NELM: Mag 3.5 Mag 4. Moon Phase: Full Equipment: 15" StarSplitter F5 (Swayze), Paracorr EFL...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
July 16th 03 02:22 PM
by Tom Trusock Go to last post
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AURORA WATCH: GEOMAGNETIC STORM IN PROGRESS by Sam Wormley
Ref: http://spaceweather.com/ AURORA WATCH: High-latitude sky watchers should be alert for auroras on July 16th when Earth might enter a solar wind...
July 16th 03 01:25 PM
by Sam Wormley Go to last post
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Starlight MX7C CCD camera by gig50
Does anyone know what is involved to change the parallel interface to USB on MX7C. Factory change or dealer change?
July 16th 03 09:23 AM
by Roger Hamlett Go to last post
3 1,210
Alternative to Vibration Suppression pads? by Otto Parets
Does anyone have an idea for an alternative to those expensive vibration suppression pads? I thought of some dense rubber, but I looked for a thick sheet of...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
July 16th 03 08:11 AM
by David Nakamoto Go to last post
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Dehydrated from Summer observing? by Mark Ensley
Living in a climate where just walking around can get you seriously dehydrated, I've found that Emer'gen-C by Alacer really helps. I've been reading posts...
July 16th 03 08:00 AM
by Mark Ensley Go to last post
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