Big and small Questars; TMB and Astro-Tech prototypes and pre-production samples; toting privileges on all scopes set up at Astronomics.
DreamCatcher Dobservatory/AstroTech 16" dob.
Caretaker of: www.astronomics.com www.cloudynights.com www.astronomytechnologies.com
Money can't buy happiness, but it sure makes living with misery a lot easier!
Telescopes: Celestron 14" SCT..Meade 10" ACF/SCT..Stellarvue 4" ED APO Mounts: UA UniStar Deluxe duel clamping saddle on a Celestron CGE tripod...UA UniStar Deluxe on a Meade field tripod and a UA UniStar Light on a UA light surveyor tripod. All with custom made "Manny Miles" eyepiece trays. Binoculars: Garrett Optical 10x50 Oberwerk 15x60. Eyepieces: TV Naglers, and Plossl's. Also Pentax 20XW, a Baader 31 Aspheric and a TMB 40 Paragon.
Quote:They’ve put in the temporary covered walkway out front so they can knock out the cinder blocks that are currently filling up the second floor office windows. Then they will install windows up there to bring light into the offices and showroom.
JIM - CN member since 4/05
15x70-Ultra~TV-85/SM-60~MN-66~12.5"dobsonian Unistar Deluxe~Unimount Light~DM-6/Planet tripod
CG5ASGT Astro-Tech AT6RC Zhumell 10 inch dob deluxe kit 10x12 observatory Echo Astronomy maker of Custom bahtinov masks and Duncan collimation masks.
Quote:(I kind of like it, but Michael told me I couldn't ride it up and down for grins when I needed a break from work.)
Quote:Appliance store I worked at had one of those conveyers. Used it to move appliance in and out of the basement warehouse.
Quote: Any plans for a roof top observatory?
Quote:Do you have an approximate timetable as to when the new facility should be open? I'm looking forward to seeing it and the preserved signs. Will there be a grand opening?
Quote: We're doing our best to make the new location a place worth visiting.
Time spent looking at the stars is added to your life
Bashful, Misty, and little Ralphie - my heavenly stars
A-P 105 Traveler ~ TEC 140 ED ~ TEC 6 MCT
A-P Mach1 GTO ~ Losmandy GM-8 ~ TV Gibraltar
Quote:Very nice indeed. Does restoring the old wall signage qualify for a historic preservation grant?
Quote:Quote:Very nice indeed. Does restoring the old wall signage qualify for a historic preservation grant? Don't think restoring the sign alone qualifies, but we are looking into the grant issue because we are restoring a building in the Norman Downtown Historical District close to its original exterior form.
"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180)
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