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Old November 25th 18, 08:51 AM posted to sci.astro.amateur
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1JM_OZnvMQ

Pretty creepy though?
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Old November 25th 18, 02:45 PM posted to sci.astro.amateur
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On Sun, 25 Nov 2018 00:51:49 -0800 (PST), StarDust
wrote:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1JM_OZnvMQ

Pretty creepy though?


Not exactly new stuff. I've been tracking comets and satellites like
that for close to 20 years now.
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Old November 25th 18, 03:28 PM posted to sci.astro.amateur
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On Sunday, November 25, 2018 at 6:45:22 AM UTC-8, Chris L Peterson wrote:
On Sun, 25 Nov 2018 00:51:49 -0800 (PST),
wrote:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1JM_OZnvMQ

Pretty creepy though?


Not exactly new stuff. I've been tracking comets and satellites like
that for close to 20 years now.


How?
It's new to me?
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Old November 25th 18, 04:29 PM posted to sci.astro.amateur
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On Sun, 25 Nov 2018 07:28:02 -0800 (PST), StarDust
wrote:

On Sunday, November 25, 2018 at 6:45:22 AM UTC-8, Chris L Peterson wrote:
On Sun, 25 Nov 2018 00:51:49 -0800 (PST),
wrote:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1JM_OZnvMQ

Pretty creepy though?


Not exactly new stuff. I've been tracking comets and satellites like
that for close to 20 years now.


How?
It's new to me?


Fast readout of the guide camera and ASCOM PulseGuide() commands to
the scope. A pretty simple little control app to manage it.
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Old November 25th 18, 09:01 PM posted to sci.astro.amateur
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On Sunday, 25 November 2018 03:51:52 UTC-5, StarDust wrote:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1JM_OZnvMQ

Pretty creepy though?


Now just mate it to face recognition and voila! Auto-surveillance.
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Old November 26th 18, 01:50 AM posted to sci.astro.amateur
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On Sunday, November 25, 2018 at 1:01:34 PM UTC-8, RichA wrote:
On Sunday, 25 November 2018 03:51:52 UTC-5, StarDust wrote:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1JM_OZnvMQ

Pretty creepy though?


Now just mate it to face recognition and voila! Auto-surveillance.


We have to make sure now, no face recognition chip is in our new telescope?
Aliens can track and abduct us!
 




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