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#1 PhotonJohn

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 12:17 AM

This is how I did it. Photo by Oscar Sifuentes Brevard Astronomical Society.

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#2 CounterWeight

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 06:56 AM

Very cool they installed that hoop on the outside wing for when folks get bored in space...

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 11:50 AM

I wish I had one of those in my back yard!

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 07:49 PM

A little on the tall side, aren't you.

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 11:24 AM



Pesse (That sure puts the Space Shuttle into perspective!) Mist

#6 PhotonJohn

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 06:15 PM

Our club, the Brevard Astronomical Society was invited by NASA to set up solar scopes at the Shuttle Atlantis final rollover when they moved her to a permanent location at the Space Center Visitor area on 10/02/2012. She will be in a hangar suspended on an angle with the bay doors open and the boom extended. It was a perfect day when we did this event, not a cloud in the sky and mild temps. There was a crowd of about 10,000 and we had eight scopes for observation. It was a thrill to be that close to a Shuttle and it was one of the best events our club has ever had.

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#7 PhotonJohn

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 06:29 PM

My LX90

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#8 PhotonJohn

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 06:33 PM

All our scopes as the Shuttle Atlantis just arrived. We had lines for six and a half hours except for when the Shuttle was first parked.

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:32 AM

Very cool


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