6" F4.6(w/Paracorr) Reflector , 8" F11 Dall Relay Scope ,6" F5 RFT Refractor w/Istar Obj , G11 Mount Gemini1 Level 4
Classic refractors; visual observer, old school.
"Toto, I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore."
Quote:Right now on Turner classic Movies is "It Came from Outer Space" At the start of the movie a man & woman are stargazing thru a 4" (or so) brass refractor mounted on a GEM that's set up to operate alt az. You see the alien's ship move thru the air and crash not too far from the house in the desert. They use the scope to view the site where "It"'s spaceship crashes.
Meade LX200 10" f/6.3 Classic
Celestron Nexstar 8SE
Celestron 90mm Mak Meade 90mm f/8.8 Refractor
Celestron CR-150-HD6 ,6" f/8 Refractor
TASCO 60MM X 900 MM Refractor (My first scope that my wife gave to me for Christmas in '91 , still have it.
Celestron CG5 Advanced Mount
Celestron Bino Viewer
Orange Zone 10'X12' Roll Off Roof Observatory Southeast, South Dakota
Quote:Ann Francis was the best special effect in Forbidden Planet. Best prop was the giant transparent celestial sphere in the space ship. It was a classic (content ya know)Bill
"The White Zone is for loading or unloading of passengers only. No Astrophotography." Cosmic Acres! Greatest restoration challenge: Tulley and Sons 3" achromat on Altazimuth mount, circa ~late 1820s
Quote:I love that movie! I have it on VHS in my classic Sci-Fi movie collection.
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Sheet Metal Worker/Welder Indiana Astronomical Society 6" f/10 home brew dob, Quantum 4, 90mm Apex Mak, Criterion RV-6, Criterion RV-8, Coulter Odyssey 1 13.1", Meade 16" Lightbridge, Sears Discoverer 4-6305A, Manon 60mm (The Marsha Scope), Towa 11T, Tasco 10TE
Keeper of the Swamp Gas Observatory "This R2 unit has a bad motivator" AR127, CG4 CGE1100 1984 tasco 60mm 49TR F/13.3 refractor 1976 Vixen Polaris 80mm F/15 refractor Denkmeier Big Easy BV'er Astro-Tech Titan 38mm 70* Astro-Tech Titan 20mm 70* Astro-Tech SR6 12mm 60* Meade MA25mm Jap. Meade MA9mm Jap. TMBpII 5mm ES 1.25" FX
I'm from Poland and I've got astro-blog (funny & interesting things indirectly related to astronomy)and in one page I collect movies captures with telescopes/binos/etc.
I took the liberty of using some suggestions from this topic and for now I've got 48 titles and search still in progress
Quote:In the opening scenes from "The Wolfman"(Original B/W) there is some beautiful brass, it looks to be about a 6" on Alt-az mount, don't know who made it.
Inventor of the Herschel Wedgie. Watch your back.
Astronomy - The World's Second-Oldest Profession.
"You don't know Swift from Astrola." -C.H.-
Calypte Anza, California
Quote:You never see anybody bending down to reach the eyepiece of a scope pointed to the zenith
Gregg 10" f8 Newtonian 12.5" F 4.5 Cave Astrola Unitron 114 w unihex , Unitron 128, Tasco 7te, Tasco 7te-5,Criterion 4000
Quote:The sound effects in Forbidden Planet are amazing!Terra
I want to do more then just look.