Tom (Pegster)DSH-8 (GSO Dob) - 15x70 OberwerksED80/SVP - WO 66PSears Discoverer EQ 60/900 - 8x42 Regals History is Philosophy teaching by examples. Thucydides
Mr. Stacy From: Seattle, WA Proud to be a Cloudy Nights Member since 9/15/02
* Celestron NS11 GPS - Stellarvue Raptor 90mm APO* Vixen Ultima 8X56 - Fujinon 10X50 FMT-SX - Nikon 7X50 ProStar - Vanguard Endeavor ED 8X42 - Nikon Action Ex. 7X35More cowbell please!
Modded C9.25, Vixen SP retrofitted with DS motors and Autostar My pics Stars light the world without, to give us purpose They light us within to give us reason We live in a well-lit abyss.
Robert The more I learn, The more there is to learn! Orange Zone Dark Site 3 Mounts 4 Imaging Cameras 3 Guide Cameras OTA's = yes
Quote:Another example of insects using polarized light to navigate, as do honeybees . . . pretty cool dung!
Quote:Dung Beetles are astronomers too and they do it without Goto.http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21150721Is it any surprise then that early humans could find their way across the globe?Ajay
Quote:Quote:Dung Beetles are astronomers too and they do it without Goto.http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21150721Is it any surprise then that early humans could find their way across the globe?Ajay Good stuff. Pretty amazing.Now why do I feel the need to start quoting juvenile poetry written on restroom walls? He who writes on bathroom wallsRolls up dung in little balls....
Quote:Nice pics Robert. Keeps me sane. Lol, like that's possible. blebel blebel well, from going any MORE crazy
Quote:a day at the "office" doing some demo work on a soon to be gone cabin
Quote:Oh BTW, count me in on pixieland and any other SP at Mike's astro paradise. Hold the wind though. While it was exciting, it was hard on the shelters:-)
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:It's cold over there this time of year.
Quote:BTW; any of you PNW members here, if you ever get in my area, please feel free to drop by & spend some time under the Big Sky Country, looking thru my 16"! The very first views I had of Pluto & Ceres is when Pegster visited & found them. What a thrill it was to actually see them!
Quote:Carol, I predict that I'll take you up on that; I drive to and from SW North Dakota from time to time and even get off the fwy. occasionally to go through Helena.
*** I qualify as a carpal tunnel because my quantity always beats my quality *** Amateur astronomer - Sirius Hobbyist! Jackie Borg 125SD 6" achro w/ Jaeger lens 4" LZOS CF 105/650 DM-6 & Tri36L Ethoses, Pentaxes, BGOs, Naglers, Pans,etc Garrett 100mm Mk II