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President Bush / Astro - Relevant by
Hi, I havenąt posted to sci.astro.amateur for a while. But I have been a "lurker" and have enjoyed much of the information about telescopes, and the little...
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September 18th 03 10:11 PM
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What should I be seeing by
Is there a website that show pictures of what should be seen though the eyepiese when looking for deep space objects?
January 18th 05 11:12 PM
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Red or green laser? by
Question on which laser to buy. I've seen red lasers used to check on the surface of a mirror that was being ground. If I'm correct it was to see if the beam...
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January 24th 05 05:41 AM
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Celestron Starbright XLT coating? by
I'm considering buying a Celestron 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope, and find that they can be equipped with something called "Starbright XLT" coating, for an...
January 20th 05 10:48 PM
by Anthony Ayiomamitis Go to last post
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8" SCT v. 11" SCT by
I have an 8" Celestron SCT w/ Starbright XLT coatings, and am considering upgrading to an 11" Celestron SCT w/ Starbright XLT coatings. While I have looked...
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October 3rd 05 08:00 PM
by John Deer Go to last post
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Galaxies may have spit out monster black hole by
Two crashing galaxies may have shot out a "supermassive" black hole that is soaring through space, some astronomers...
November 22nd 05 08:18 PM
by Jan Panteltje Go to last post
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New Colonies by
Currently as a bit of a space fantic I have spent a great deal of time reseaching space colony technoloies and ideas. As well the technologies to get us there....
March 2nd 06 06:28 AM
by SkySea Go to last post
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palette or chart of star colors ? by
Hi, To create renderings of stars I need to know their spectral color to represent them the best I can using a calibrated screen. For example, I try to...
August 31st 06 02:18 PM
by Ernie Wright Go to last post
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galileo galilei - dates to confirm by
Hello, A question about historical truth. It is said that Galileo discovered the phases of Venus phases in 1610. OK. It is also said that he invented his...
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September 22nd 06 05:00 PM
by Brian Tung Go to last post
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web cam by
Is it possible to hook up a web cam so I can run the scope remotely and still see some images? I'm wanting to sit in my warm house, as compared to the 10...
December 26th 04 07:36 PM
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Sky charts by
What's your favorite software for sky charting and controlling the LX200?
December 26th 04 04:50 PM
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How good is good enough? by
I recently got an Orion 127 mm Mak-Cas telescope, and although the images seem to be pretty good, I was wondering are there any tests for determining if a...
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February 16th 04 05:44 PM
by Richard Go to last post
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Could a small black hole surprise us on earth. by
I have a question. We would probably get some warning about a comet or an asteroid - but what about a pea size black hole? If one hit the moon would it be...
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February 25th 04 04:48 AM
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Discovery PDHQ by
I'm considering a Discovery PDHQ 8 Inch f7. I would welcome any comments on the quality of the optics and any comments on eyepiece recommendations. Also, for...
September 14th 04 03:59 AM
by starlord Go to last post
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[Question]Pro-AM Collaboration by
Hi, I am a french amateur who is preparing a presentation about collaboration between amateurs and professionnals. I have left a message onto a french...
October 16th 04 10:10 AM
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New Purchase Suggestions by
Hi all, I'm new to all this but I want to look into buying something to get started. I hope you all can give me a few suggestions to get started. I'm willing...
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November 2nd 04 10:16 AM
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Martian Windex Baby... by
A dust devil cleaned the solar panels? A Martian hand probably cleaned them off to get a reflection to adjust it's hat. I assume the mystery power boost isn't...
November 7th 04 04:53 AM
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Well, I finally went to outlook express... by
to read this group, just so I can have a killfile to eliminate that crossposting moron Min. The lousy new google beta pushed me over the edge.
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December 14th 04 01:26 AM
by Len Philpot Go to last post
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Hardin 8" dob - $275 by
Saw an ad at astronomy mall - Smart Astronomy is selling the Hardin 8" DSH for $275. Pretty good price. I don't know what shipping would be, it may be a...
December 26th 04 02:47 PM
by Jon Isaacs Go to last post
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Dob Axis brake by
I want to add an axis brake on one of my dob mounts. Does anyone have a link to instructions for making one similar to the one on the Orion XT series. Reed
November 20th 06 07:46 PM
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