The scope

Contains two of the largest (maybe the largest) refracting lenses in the world. 40 inches. Shortly afterward they figured out how to make telescopes using reflection.

Trees and Valley

I don’t know exactly which kinds of trees these are, but they rule. Those bare ones would the gaze of our lenses every time they appeared. They were the celebrities of this hike. That’s Death Valley proper in the background. This picture was taken facing East.

My telescope

my lenses were hijacked by a group of l.t.w.’s. sometimes what you have is perceived by others as cooler than what you thought they were

fly me to the moon

light: lucky me, Phronz and her dad were outside with the telescope trying desperately to snap some digitals lining up lenses… I was given ample opportunity also, and walked away with this treasure! fun things can happen, even when you forget to tell the flash to shut-up!

Mini Military 6X18 Watch Spotting Scope Monocular Optical Telescope outdoor Lens

Description: Color: Black ABS material housing Magnification: 6x Lens diameter: 18mm Excellent for sightseeing, surveillance, races, hunting and other situation Comes with protective pouch, carrying strap and cleaning cloth. Dimensions: 3.15 in x 1.22 in x 1.22 in (8.0 cm x 3.1 cm x 3.1 cm) Weight: 1.69 oz (48 g) Package Included: 1 Telescope 1 x Cleaning Cloth 1 … Read More

Lens Cleaning Kit for Binoculars, Telescopes, Scopes and Camera Lens (CB-103MC) by Peca

Rugged, specially designed for the Outdoorsman. Small enough to fit into a pocket, large enough to contain everything needed to properly clean lenses. Comes in a water resistant heavy duty “click box” that’s nearly indestructible. Kit “clicks shut” with a unique latching system that keeps the kit closed even during rough use. Contents are kept safe and secure. Contents: ULTRA … Read More