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Well, I'm Not Really In the Picture, But!

Started by Jud, 05/14/2007 04:50AM
Posted 05/14/2007 04:50AM | Edited 05/14/2007 04:53AM Opening Post
Talk about being cautious about your equipment. Here is a group of 8th graders trying to view through "my precious" 20X100s. Yeah, there were some fingerprints on the lenses, but something much more valuable transpired here. This is one of my daughter's science classes in Ottawa Illinois during a long-range outreach from South Carolina.

At public sessions at the Observatory/Planetarium in Greenville SC, I will commonly have young viewers tug the Dob around so that they will find it is not that difficult. I believe hands-on is one of the best ways to learn. And somehow I always use my good EPs, rather than worry about all that "damage" that might occur.

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I Yam What I Yam!
Posted 05/14/2007 05:56AM #1
Excellent work Judson!
Thank you for sharing the views with others... that is the best way to promote the love for our hobby...

Clear skies to you! 8)

Ivan Gastaldo 8)
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