Cactus Patch Observatory / 14" LX200
"The four points of the compass be logic, knowledge, wisdom, and the unknown. Some do bow in that final direction. Others advance upon it. To bow before the one is to lose sight of the three."
Uncle Rod Uncle Rod's Astroblog: http://uncle-rods.blogspot.com/
Mike "Once in a while you can be shown the light In the strangest of places if you look at it right" - Robt. Hunter
Webster 14.5" f/4.5, "Sugaree" Televue NP 101 (name not yet apparent) Siebert Black Night BVs 8 X 42 Celestron Regals, 12 X 36 Canon IS II
Quote:If you haven't done so, read _Against the Fall of Night_, which Clarke expanded into The City and the Stars. I like it better.
Quote:No wonder he's in the Pantheon of Greats! He and Bradbury - that's about it for the top tier, in my book.
Quote:Quote:No wonder he's in the Pantheon of Greats! He and Bradbury - that's about it for the top tier, in my book.It's really a different genre, but Stanislaw Lem is my favorite science-fiction writer.
Andy Miller 12 Skywatcher Collapsible Dobsonian (coming soon) Celestron C102 HD " Carl" Scope brand 60mmx 700mm " widger scope" Celestron Comet catcher(orange tube)"Scott" 60mm Telescope Club
Quote:No one here has the Rama series, Ive got all of em. Of course it was co authored, so not entirely Clarkes
Quote:Quote:No one here has the Rama series, Ive got all of em. Of course it was co authored, so not entirely Clarkes Well...Rendezvous with Rama was all Clarke. The others? I've read 'em. Disappointing. I liked the way the original left some mystery to Rama.