Spotting was fun. The telescope had some good range, and you can see tiny .22 bullet holes at 100 yards without a problem. Spotting is basically letting the shooter know how well he shot, so that he can keep his eye on the target and not have to waste time checking this himself. I think the viewport size on the … Read More
Olympus Trip 35 Ilford XP2 The Parkes Dish on a Trip! This was an older model with what looks like a springier back-plate. Almost no vignetting.
For my birthday I got to tour NASA, not just the visitor center, but a backstage tour. I saw a bunch of things being worked on and prepared to go into space on a mission scheduled for 2008. It was really cool.
Wide assortment of specimen slides of insect parts, plant parts, animal parts, etc. which allows you to use microscopes ”out of the box” Glass slides of full size – 1” x 3” (25mm x 76mm) ensures correct color and sharp images of the specimens Both sets of slides come in wooden boxes to keep the slides safe and secure Listing … Read More
More than 700 glow in the dark shapes to decorate ceilings and walls make this classic kit a fun and educational item. Measures 2″L x 9.5″W x 2″H.This Star Explosion kit allows children to create a universe in their own bedrooms. With over 500 glow-in-the-dark adhesive pieces to choose from (including stars of all sizes, comets, asteroids, and spiral galaxies), … Read More
This light has 3 bright LED lights. It is great for closets – hard to reach places -home or auto emergency kits. Built in clip. Batteries are included. Extends to 22 inches. built in clip. great for closets – hard to reach places -home or auto emergency kits. batteries included. extends to 22 inches. Product Features built in clip great … Read More
Jupiter taken at 7:40pm, October 29, 2010. 438 frames stacked in Registax. Orion XT8 Takahashi EM-200 Phillips ToUCam Pro / TeleVue 2.5x Powermate Processed with Registax5 and Photoshop CS4 Noel Carboni’s Astronomy Tools
This large area of the sky is dominated by a large structure whose texture earns the nickname Fox Fur Nebula. There are several smaller more well-known objects in this area, including the Cone Nebula near the bottom left, the Christmas Tree Cluster (upside-down, with the cone as its tip), LBN 899 in the upper right corner that is amidst an … Read More
While M97 (the Owl Nebula) and M106 lie very near to each other in the sky, they are actually separated by millions of light years. M97 is a planetary nebula surrounding a dying star within the Milky Way galaxy, where as M108 is another galaxy entirely lying 53 million light years away. From our earthly vantage, they are separated by … Read More