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Do you like laying on the ground to look through your scope?
A little History and a discussion of Deep Space Phenomena and Scientific Classification By Norm Sperling. Excerpted with permission from his book “What Your Astronomy Textbook Won’t Tell You” copyright (c) 2002
How to avoid new-telescope frustrations and disappointment
I never have to worry about Solar Minimum again... Teaching Astronomy in the daytime just got real fun and real easy, even when teaching teenagers!
So you want to remote your telescope?
The only way you're going to get more BANG for your buck is if you drop it.
To calculate an eyepiece's true field of view you need to know the diameter of its field stop, but most manufacturer's don't furnish that specification. Here's how to use the drift test method instead.
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