Inventor of the Herschel Wedgie. Watch your back.
Astronomy - The World's Second-Oldest Profession.
"You don't know Swift from Astrola." -C.H.-
"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
Refractors Reflectors Two Cats A few eyepieces
Quote:Gosh, Tom, that's a first-rate restoration!That driveway must drive you nuts! -Tim.
Quote:...my "Baby". #1
Tak-106, AP900GTO, Unitrons, Masuyamas
The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears it is true. "J. Robert Oppenheimer"
Albert RV6's Celestron Ultima 2000 Royal Astro's Lafayette's 1950's 8" f/9 Edmund/Parks Newt 6" 1950's Edmund WF Newt Tasco 8V Coulter Odyssey 10
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Quote:Does everyone see the human touch, the soul, which these old scopes have? This one has it in spades... nothing currently made can touch it. In addition to having this indefinable quality, the very nature of these instruments presupposed that the owner had a brain and knew how to use it to read charts and locate objects, as well as keep the beast in good working order.
Orange Tube C8, Tasco 7te-5, 4" Criterion Dynascope, Jason/Towa 313
Nikon Action Extreme & Pentax WPii Binoculars
At my club, everything one could want up to 18"