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Ahhh, sweet Tuesday!

  Break in the weather after yesterday’s constant showers and clouds. Some clear skies – out came the Celes 50, solar filter and Datyson colorizing Zoom!   I need a solar finder – or will make one later this evening if I get to WallyWorld for some translucent paper.   Found the Sun rather easily. Even @ 7mm – it…

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Refracs, Refracs, Scopes

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A Love Story I recently acquired a Shrine Manon 60 that consisted of the complete OTA and OP assemblies, but nothing from the MA or SA save a slow-mo cable with the alt worm, broken off from the mount, still attached. and the case. I found it to be a wonderfully fortunate auction win, because I wasn’t looking to add…

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Astronomizing

My thoughts in general Telescopes are optical instruments that make distant objects appear magnified by using an arrangement of lenses or curved mirrors and lenses, or various devices used to observe distant objects by their emission, absorption, or reflection of electromagnetic radiation. Telescopes are tools. I see them as 4 separate assemblies you join together to accomplish viewing tasks. The following assembly definitions…

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