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Televue NP101 refractor
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Jeff Huston Obsession 30" f/5 (#102) Obsession 18" f/4.5 (#264) Celestron C9.25 f/10 Losmandy GM8 Cave 8" f/6 Newt Orion 80 and 120mm f/5 achro Coronado PST Vixen Polaris
Quote: You realize they render all nebulae filters totally useless, and I suspect the narrowband filters used for imaging too.
"You're not afraid of the dark, are you?" - Riddick "The best scientists are humble. They seek to understand, not to ensure their legacy, but merely to understand." - Mori
Quote: If they stub their toe at night, they try to say we don't have enough lighting, even though devices called flashlights exist. They knew it was going to be dark.
Quote:The benefit from LED lights being far more directional may be largely undone once businesses begin widely adopting them, due to the 30 to 60 degree angle at which many will install the fixtures rather than pointing the light straight down. .....
George N Obsession 20 Optical Guidance Systems 10" F/9 R-C Cass 6" F/5 & 8" F/8 home-made Newts Explore Scientific 127mm ED MI-250 mount Denk II bino-viewer, with PowerX and Newt reducer, Member, International Dark-Sky Association
Quote:LP exists outside the USA.
Quote:Quote:LP exists outside the USA. Well there are two countries with little LP: North Korea and Cuba. I like rum and Afro-Cuban Jazz, and I’m not a big fan of kimchee, so guess which one I want to move to....
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