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Posts Made By: Miguel Olivares

September 11, 2002 10:58 PM Forum: Deep Sky Observing

New Moon in orbit?

Posted By Miguel Olivares

Newly Discovered Object Could be a Leftover Apollo Rocket Stage
Paul Chodas
Near-Earth Object Program Office
September 11, 2002


http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov

October 3, 2002 02:34 PM Forum: Equipment Talk

Surveyor’s tripod

Posted By Miguel Olivares

Anthony,

Here's a report on one:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/telescopes/message/51707

October 6, 2002 05:56 PM Forum: Deep Sky Observing

Have you seen this eye on the moon?

Posted By Miguel Olivares

Gary,

Interesting, will have to look for it next time. Seriously.

Actually, I also see picture of grandma. I can see the tabloids now! :-)

October 8, 2002 05:12 AM Forum: Off Topic Discussions

Any musical astronomers out there?

Posted By Miguel Olivares

Inge,

I don't play a musical instrument, but wish I could. I often fancy myself in front of an audience while listening to Bach or Vivaldi, for example, doesn't hurt to dream.

Not sure about astronomical, some of my favorites:
Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No.3
Beethoven's 9th symphony-Choral
Handel's Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, Water Music
Rachmaninoff's Raphsody on a Theme of Paganini
Vivaldi's Concerto Op. 8

I could go on...

October 8, 2002 01:35 PM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

October 10, 2002 02:54 PM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

Sculptor Galaxy imaged with ST-1001E and C14

Posted By Miguel Olivares

Simply awsome. Keep them coming

October 24, 2002 08:45 PM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

Two Versions of Saturn

Posted By Miguel Olivares

They are both great, but I like the first one a bit more. The second shot looks defocused, soft as you said. Awsome picture though. I guess it is just a matter of personal preference.

I definetely have a long way to go with my own attempts.

Congrats...
Miguel

November 19, 2002 08:29 PM Forum: Off Topic Discussions

Myth and fact in regard to spy satellites?

Posted By Miguel Olivares

Mr. Morse,

Your inquiry has come to our attention. The information you
seek is classified. Repeated queries will prompt a full
investigation regarding your motives.

Thank you.
Agent 3.141592

PS: What about adaptive optics on such satellites... possible?

December 6, 2002 10:26 AM Forum: Off Topic Discussions

GRAB & GO

Posted By Miguel Olivares

Is that some type of a time machine?

December 7, 2002 01:05 AM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

Jupiter With LX200

Posted By Miguel Olivares

Wow, Great shot!