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#1 powerstroke01

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Posted 21 June 2014 - 04:28 PM

hahaha Now we have a microwave and a fridge!!!! Now ill never leave!!!!! bwaahahahahh

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Posted 21 June 2014 - 05:40 PM

Heck I've always had a fridge in my observatory. Keeps Bud Lite, diet cherry cola and chocolate nice and cold during hot and humid nights. Man it don't get "no" better than that! :p Mike

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Posted 21 June 2014 - 09:24 PM

Try to vent the heat output from your appliances to the outside of the observatory...

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Posted 21 June 2014 - 09:36 PM

CE, keeping us honest :)

Doesn't alcohol inhibit your ability to see dim objects?

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Posted 21 June 2014 - 09:50 PM

Try to vent the heat output from your appliances to the outside of the observatory...

True. I didnt think of that. :mad:

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Posted 22 June 2014 - 01:22 AM

Excellent, but do you have your fridge plugged into remote controllable power source so you can turn it on or off remotely? That is the next question here. ;)

Can't tell you how many times I left the observatory only to forget to unplug the fridge. One less thing to have to run back to the observatory for at 5AM. :)

Also I can turn it on from work and by the time I get out to the site, a nice cold refrigerator is lying in wait.

Time to upgrade your fridge install, it never ends, even with a docile refrigerator, lol! :)

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Posted 22 June 2014 - 09:13 AM

Including a beer cooler in your observatory automation scheme - astronomy has reached new heights! :bow:

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Posted 22 June 2014 - 10:29 AM

Doesn't alcohol inhibit your ability to see dim objects? Actually this another one of those myths that amateur astronomy is full of. Just like all the optical theory out there that doesn't hold water when out in the field actually using a telescope. :smirk: Mike

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Posted 22 June 2014 - 11:15 AM

If Bud lite is as good as it gets, you need to work on upgrading the observing crew. Make admission a six of Sam Adams, Dos Equiis, Guinness, or just surprise you with something from World Market.

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Heck I've always had a fridge in my observatory. Keeps Bud Lite, diet cherry cola and chocolate nice and cold during hot and humid nights. Man it don't get "no" better than that! :p Mike



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Posted 22 June 2014 - 11:36 AM

If Bud lite is as good as it gets, you need to work on upgrading the observing crew



A friend of mine owns a bar, so has his choice of any beer. His choice? Bud Lite.

Each to his own, I also like Bud Lite. :)

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Posted 22 June 2014 - 12:35 PM

There you are see? :p Nyah, Nyah, Nyah, Nyah, Nyah! :smarty: Mike

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Posted 22 June 2014 - 12:47 PM

Me no likey beer! My obs fridge has sparkling water, Pepsi and iced coffee in it. And some dark chocolate.

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Posted 22 June 2014 - 01:53 PM

And some dark chocolate.



Now you're talking! :drool5:

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Posted 22 June 2014 - 05:18 PM

Wow, we really put this thread in the gutter.. :D

Good to know on the alcohol inhibiting your ability to see at night. Thanks!

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Posted 22 June 2014 - 05:40 PM

Oh definitely dark chocolate but not the stuff that tastes like coffee grounds that stuff is too strong! But 85% is about it. After chocolate and cold beer I can easily see all there is to see from a metro area with mag 4-5 stars. :smirk: Mike

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Posted 22 June 2014 - 08:36 PM

Alcohol may not inhibit your ability to see it but it may influence your ability to be a reliable reporter. "Dude, I swear, no really I saw it, the Southern Cross right over that building! No, the church is to the right of what I saw."

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Posted 22 June 2014 - 09:23 PM

Now c'mon Karen I don't get sloshed to the gills. I'll only have one maybe two beers at any one observing session. Tonight the fridge is full of beer but I'm having diet cherry cola instead. It all depends upon the mood I'm in. ;) Mike

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Posted 22 June 2014 - 09:36 PM

Just messin with ya! I've never liked the taste of beer so the fondness for it escapes me. Everyone else in my family loves the stuff.

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Posted 23 June 2014 - 09:23 AM

Had a fridge in mine for a couple weeks...took it out and use a poor boy fridge now....cooler....Every time it kicked on and off my power spiked to much and could not for the life of me get enough circuit separation to make it a feasible item....would have to run a separate wire from the pole. :confused:
But long as the drinks stay cold :grin:

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Posted 24 June 2014 - 10:40 PM

And some dark chocolate.



Now you're talking! :drool5:


That's the best choice. Bright chocolate ruins your dark adaptation. :p

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Posted 25 June 2014 - 06:17 AM

:rofl2:

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Posted 25 June 2014 - 08:01 AM

hahaha Now we have a microwave and a fridge!!!! Now ill never leave!!!!! bwaahahahahh


Keep laughing...your wifes plan to move you out of the house to gain closet space for her clothes and shoes is one step closer! :p

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Posted 26 June 2014 - 11:12 AM

But did you automate the door of the fridge? Because, well, you have to! ;)

I wouldn't drink while handling a scope, I'm clumsy enough as it is. But, if I ever get an observatory, maybe a cold gimlet might go well... you know, the lime juice prevents scurvy, so, it's for health.

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Posted 26 June 2014 - 03:38 PM

Did you put in a red light?






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