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CN Report: 4-way 80mm Shootout
Apr 25 2015  A TMB 80mm, Tele Vue 85, Orion ED80 and a Nexstar 80 are compared in a comprehensive manner by Tom Trusock. A very well written and executed review packed with valuable refractor information

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Mars Filter Comparison
Jun 26 2015  The following is taken from a post in the beginners forum based on an observing report on the morning of 09-08-05

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How to Better Balance Big Binos
Jun 30 2015  Have you ever mounted large binoculars on a parallelogram mount, whether or not you built it yourself, and struggled with having it balance well at various angles, drifting up or down at various heights, but balancing perfectly at others? Here are explanations of the two-dimensional nature of this behavior and tips for minimizing it, along with a spreadsheet tool with graphical output which may help you to improve your existing setup or to design a better one.

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My telescopes—Part 2
Nov 24 2014  

This is the 100th article I have written under the name “What’s Up” for Cloudy Nights and I am now going to call a halt.  It has been fun and I thank all the folks who have sent me messages saying that they enjoy my writing. 

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June 2015 Skies
Jun 13 2015  

Highlights: Comet Journal, Martian Landers, Meteor Showers, Summer Solstice, Planet Plotting, June Moon

Focus Constellations: Cepheus, Cassiopeia, Camelopardalis, Lynx, Leo, Coma Berenices, Bootes, Hercules, Draco, Ursa Major, Ursa Minor

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Binocular Universe: Once in a Blue Moon
Jun 27 2015  

"Once in a Blue Moon." We have all used that phrase at one time or another when talking about something that only happens on rare occasions.  Astronomically speaking, today's definition of a "Blue Moon" refers to the second Full Moon occurring in the same calendar month.

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