M42, M43 /NGC 1976, NGC 1982 Orion nebula redux: Nebula and Trapezium

This is my first deepsky picture taken with the telescope! With this I finally realized that the true essence and the ultimate virtue of astrophotography can be expressed with a singular word – MORE! :)) While shooting Jupiter I suddenly found out that I have best polar alignment I had ever achived. It allowed 15 seconds (sic!) exposure @750 mm … Read More

Some Like It Hot …item 2d.. Blondie – Atomic – The Very Best Of Blondie (full album) – 79:13 minutes …item 3.. Delta reroutes flights to avoid massive solar storm (25th January 2012) …

WASHINGTON (AFP) – An unusual solar flare observed by a NASA space observatory on Tuesday could cause some disruptions to satellite communications and power on Earth over the next day or so, officials said. . ……..***** All images are copyrighted by their respective authors …….. . ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. . …..item 1)…. Yahoo! News … ‘Dramatic’ solar flare could disrupt Earth communications … Read More

Heavy Duty Telescopic Aluminum Ladder 12.5′ Extended 3′ Compacted ZT-A13

Specifications: Extended Height: 12.5′ Closed Height: 34″ Step Size: 13.5″ x 1.625″ Bottom Overall Width: 18.75″ Top Overall Width: 17.5″ Base Leg Cylinder Diameter: 3″ Number of Rungs: 13 Number of Usable Steps: 12 Locking Steps: 1′ Increments Number of height adjustments: 11 Weight Capacity: 300lbs Material: Aluminum and Rubberized Components Product Features Heavy duty Aluminum construction for strength and … Read More

Inbound to Earth

Tannon Bessimer is an amateur astronomer who has discovered an object that is inbound to our solar system. And it’s getting the world’s attention. The final destination is unknown, but if earth is the target, communication is the key. The UFO is silent – until Tannon becomes the unexpected first contact. Artificial intelligence has been evolving aboard the featureless inbound … Read More

ZK-ETX_NZUN_0099

ZK-ETX Cessna R182, Professional Colour Laboratories Ltd, 05 January 2012 – Pauanui

Meade #607 Compatible Power Cord for Automobile Cigarette Lighter Socket, 25 ft Meade ETX 90, 105, 125 EC AT PE Telecopes

This power cord is 100% compatible with the Meade #607 Automotive power cord. The cord is 25 feet long and plugs directly into the telescope’s control panel and your car’s cigarette lighter power outlet. Supplies 12 volts DC directly from the car battery and the Power Adapter. Heavy gauge cable supply full power without voltage drop. Product Features 100% compatible … Read More

Deka-manufactured Big Crank ETX20L Battery

Premium quality absorbed glass mat technology (AGM) is ideal for ATVs, motorcycles, personal watercraft, & snowmobiles. This Power Sports AGM Battery was designed for more than performance; it was designed for the enthusiast. Completely spillproof and leakproof; frequent replacement and high maintenance are over! The AGM technology increases power while improving rider and environmental safety. The key to this technology … Read More

Meade #505 Compatible RS232 Serial Cable for Meade ETX 90,105,125) #497 Autostar

This is a 100% compatible replacement for the original Meade #505 cable. Product Features Meade 505 compatible Serial Interface Cable for #497 AutoStar Controlled Telescopes Cable Set Only without Software Compatible with Meade ETX series telescope with Meade #497 Autostar controller 60 inches cable Compatible with non-Meade astronomic software like StrryNight