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24 Feb 2009 Canon 5D Mark II Digital SLR Camera attached to my Meade ETX-125 Telescope

VMAX800S AGM Deep Cycle Battery Replacement for Amigo ETX 350 12V 28Ah Wheelchair Battery

Heavy duty AGM battery made with special plates and top of the line plate separators giving these batteries superior performance and unmatched deep cycle capabilities. AGM Electrolyte Suspension System. Custom Built Military Grade Alloys. Fast Charge Delivery Capabilities. Extremely Low Self Discharge Rate. Safe to use in small areas; no spills, no toxic fumes. Extreme Vibrations, Heat and Weather resistant. … Read More

Watts Product ETX60

Watts Product ETX60. 1/4 BRONZE PRESSURE REDUCING VALVE 1-1/4″ 300 PSI. Product Number ETX60 Product Features Watts Product ETX60

Big Crank ETX15L Battery

Premium quality absorbed glass mat technology (AGM) is ideal for ATVs, motorcycles, personal watercraft, & snowmobiles. The Big Crank 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 … Read More

Chandra Deep Field South (NASA, Chandra, Hubble, 06/15/11)

This composite image from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and Hubble Space Telescope (HST) combines the deepest X-ray, optical and infrared views of the sky. Using these images, astronomers have obtained the first direct evidence that black holes are common in the early Universe and shown that very young black holes grew more aggressively than previously thought. Astronomers obtained what is … Read More

Ring Galaxy NGC 922 (NASA, Chandra, 12/05/12)

In this holiday season of home cooking and carefully-honed recipes, some astronomers are asking: what is the best mix of ingredients for stars to make the largest number of plump black holes? They are tackling this problem by studying the number of black holes in galaxies with different compositions. One of these galaxies, the ring galaxy NGC 922, is seen … Read More

You Know Just What I Was There For

So I find out yesterday that it is a common misconception that a ‘blue moon’ is the second full moon in a month. This was due to an erroneous report in the 1946 issue of Sky & Telescope that apparently stuck! A blue moon is actually supposed to be the third full moon in a season that has four of … Read More