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Spring 32, Tobin 17… Spring officially wins… Well I’ve given up on astronomy for now. I’ll come back to it when the weather stabilizes. It’s a shame mostly because I wasn’t ready to give up on Jupiter. By the time… Read more
5/25/2015 got some views of the moon, jupiter, and venus. Think I may have finally nabbed the BRS, but Couldn’t get more than about 200x without atmo. Could have just been my imagination. The moon looked great. Addy made me… Read more
Some of you who know me, probably also know that my Father is a wheat farmer, and thus know that I spent the majority of my childhood working on the farm during the summers. Those memories are cherished, and will… Read more
So seeing that I solved my Konus issue by buying a new OTA that will be installed on the motorized EQ5 mount, I decided that the Konus scope needed a mount. I mean, even though it’s pretty crappy with the… Read more
Forward: While my 130mm scope had been working well, I somehow managed to catch aperture fever. I found this scope on craigslist, did my due diligence, and determined that it was a great deal if all the parts worked. I… Read more
As you will find out, almost immediately I’m sure, I’m not much of a writer. I can type like the wind, but getting the words to “mean” something coherent isn’t something I’m good at. Still, I will try. I do… Read more
date Viewing logs 4/8/2015 During waning daylight hours I calibrated the finder scope, and tested functionality by viewing outdoor lights at Tinker AFB (.9mile dist). Found Jupiter and Venus, tiny BB sized in 10mm EP, stripes mostly indestingusible. Addy… Read more