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Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 18th 19, 06:22 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By Quadibloc
This is no taunt

On Monday, March 18, 2019 at 8:35:11 AM UTC-6, Paul Schlyter wrote:

True. But Luther was in full agreement with the pope and the Catholic
church that Copernicus was a dangerous heretic. So in...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 18th 19, 01:09 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By Quadibloc
This is no taunt

On Monday, March 18, 2019 at 2:55:53 AM UTC-6, Gerald Kelleher wrote:
but presently they also use the insight to diminish Christianity via the
failings of the denominational Churches.

It wasn't...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 16th 19, 11:43 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By Quadibloc
The long shadows

On Friday, March 15, 2019 at 1:07:36 PM UTC-6, Gerald Kelleher wrote:

In a number of days, the Sun will disappear from view for 6 months

Of course, this applies to the immediate vicinity of the...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 9th 19, 08:59 AM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By Quadibloc
NASA never expected to have to re-position its drilling probe?

On Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 12:53:01 AM UTC-7, Quadibloc wrote:
On Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 7:22:04 AM UTC-7, Chris L Peterson wrote:

First of all, NASA didn't design this probe. Second,...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 9th 19, 08:52 AM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By Quadibloc
NASA never expected to have to re-position its drilling probe?

On Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 7:22:04 AM UTC-7, Chris L Peterson wrote:

First of all, NASA didn't design this probe. Second, it was entirely
expected that the probe could hit something that...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 8th 19, 02:46 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By Quadibloc
Follow the line

On Friday, March 8, 2019 at 3:31:58 AM UTC-7, Gerald Kelleher wrote:
The seasons are a result of two surface rotations to the Sun acting in combinations

And we've all turned to stone because we...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 7th 19, 12:53 AM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By Quadibloc
Follow the line

On Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 3:18:49 PM UTC-7, Gerald Kelleher wrote:
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/11353

This is where celestial sphere enthusiasm and modeling gets you all - a
monstrosity...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 6th 19, 06:48 AM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 31
Views: 638
Posted By Quadibloc
Canada Joins Lunar Gateway

On Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 1:40:31 PM UTC-7, Gary Harnagel wrote:

So diversity isn't the great thing it's cracked up to be? I guess not
when the diversity is in degree of effort.

That's...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 5th 19, 04:11 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 31
Views: 638
Posted By Quadibloc
Canada Joins Lunar Gateway

On Monday, March 4, 2019 at 4:07:24 PM UTC-7, Chris L Peterson wrote:

Well, that demands a lot more space than is reasonable here. Look at
the work of Wilkinson, Pickett, Stiglitz. The...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 4th 19, 10:45 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 31
Views: 638
Posted By Quadibloc
Canada Joins Lunar Gateway

On Monday, March 4, 2019 at 12:30:16 PM UTC-7, Jibini Kula Tumbili Kujisalimisha wrote:
Chris L Peterson wrote in
:

...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 4th 19, 10:41 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 31
Views: 638
Posted By Quadibloc
Canada Joins Lunar Gateway

On Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 4:28:27 PM UTC-7, Gary Harnagel wrote:

It takes poverty and a real or imagined
sense of inability to get ahead. Paying people an adequate wage
as Henry Ford did is...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 4th 19, 10:23 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 31
Views: 638
Posted By Quadibloc
Canada Joins Lunar Gateway

On Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 4:37:42 PM UTC-7, Chris L Peterson wrote:
Wealth inequality and income inequality are, in themselves, at
the root of most social ills. Not being rich. Not being...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 3rd 19, 05:09 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 31
Views: 638
Posted By Quadibloc
Canada Joins Lunar Gateway

On Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 8:45:34 AM UTC-7, Gary Harnagel wrote:

(1) We will NEVER have full employment because there are those satisfied
with what they can get without working.

Well, I...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 2nd 19, 05:58 AM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 0
Views: 69
Posted By Quadibloc
Canada Joins Lunar Gateway

On Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 9:11:24 PM UTC-7, Jibini Kula Tumbili Kujisalimisha wrote:
wrote in
:

The...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy March 1st 19, 08:55 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 31
Views: 638
Posted By Quadibloc
Canada Joins Lunar Gateway

On Friday, March 1, 2019 at 6:05:26 AM UTC-7, Chris L Peterson wrote:

Full employment is not a good metric for a healthy economy. And our
economy right now is not robust at all, unless you're in...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy February 21st 19, 07:36 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 47
Views: 1,670
Posted By Quadibloc
earth tilt to 45 deg?

On Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 9:23:31 AM UTC-7, Jibini Kula Tumbili Kujisalimisha wrote:
Chris L Peterson wrote in
:
...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy February 21st 19, 07:20 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 47
Views: 1,670
Posted By Quadibloc
earth tilt to 45 deg?

On Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 2:48:37 PM UTC-7, Jibini Kula Tumbili Kujisalimisha wrote:
StarDust wrote in
:

...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy February 17th 19, 03:40 AM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By Quadibloc
Forum: Amateur Astronomy February 16th 19, 08:58 AM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 27
Views: 1,051
Posted By Quadibloc
A new start

On Friday, February 15, 2019 at 6:40:37 PM UTC-7, corvastro wrote:

What are you babbling about?

In Junior High, my science textbook had a table of the Solar System.

It had a table showing things...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy February 14th 19, 08:02 AM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 13
Views: 1,691
Posted By Quadibloc
Anyone know what these sensors are?

On Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 7:25:24 PM UTC-7, RichA wrote:
BUt I wonder what the low-light performance would be like with 75um pixels?

Probably pretty good. In fact, that could even account...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy February 13th 19, 04:54 AM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 13
Views: 1,691
Posted By Quadibloc
Anyone know what these sensors are?

On Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 12:10:17 AM UTC-7, RichA wrote:

I think they make a colour version, maybe not. I was more interested in who made the sensors, a bit more on the tech behind...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy February 12th 19, 05:35 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 7
Views: 1,485
Posted By Quadibloc
The comets and the inner solar system

On Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 4:58:54 AM UTC-7, Mike Collins wrote:

If you had any interest in comets you would be out with a pair of
binoculars observing them with and without magnification...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy February 12th 19, 05:24 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 7
Views: 1,485
Posted By Quadibloc
The comets and the inner solar system

On Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 6:09:25 AM UTC-7, Gerald Kelleher wrote:

The back and forth motion of the inner planets ( direct/retrograde motions) are
there before everyone based on the...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy February 11th 19, 08:29 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 13
Views: 1,691
Posted By Quadibloc
Anyone know what these sensors are?

On Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 1:42:04 PM UTC-7, RichA wrote:
http://largesense.com/products/8x10-large-format-digital-back-ls911/

Given that there's no CFA - color filter array - then the...
Forum: Amateur Astronomy February 11th 19, 03:55 PM Posted to sci.astro.amateur
Replies: 0
Views: 1,476
Posted By Quadibloc
Mars, Planet of Illusion

Astrologers hold Mars to be the planet of war, and Neptune to be the planet of
illusion.

Astronomy has confirmed that the red color of Mars is due to iron oxides, so in
that sense, the...
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