Scan of a Japan Post commemorating telescopes.
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Plinker- 22 Riflescope. Magnification 3-9x, Objective Lens 32mm, Reticle 30/30. Black Matte, with 3/8″ Rings, 1/4″ MOA fingertip adjustments , Waterproof, fogproof and shockproof, Fully coated optics , Parallax-free at 50 yards, Specifically for .22 rifles and rimfires to provide striking performance. Scope caps included, backed by Barska’s Limited Lifetime Warranty. Adjustment knobs offer solid, satisfying 0.25-inch click adjustments, and … Read More
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My dad is an amateur astronomer, and my nine-year-old daughter made him this plasticene model — that’s him behind his telescope, looking at Jupiter (with the stripes) and Mars (the red one). The yellow blobs are stars.
Some photos from 2009…I think. A telescope mount.
This telescope is the original 36" refracting telescope installed in 1888. At the time it was the largest telescope in the world; today’s it’s the second largest refracting behind the Yerkes Observatory lens in Wisconsin. It’s still in use by astronomers.
Mount Teide or, in Spanish, Pico del Teide, is the highest elevation in Spain and the islands of the Atlantic (it is the third largest volcano in the world from its base, after Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea located in Hawaii). It is an active volcano which last erupted in 1909 from the El Chinyero vent on the Santiago (northwestern) … Read More
Bosque Alegre Astrophysical Station.
Equipped with a powerful, effective and exclusive patented suction cup, this telescoping mirror can be placed directly and instantly on any smooth and watertight surface: mirror, window pane, lacquered paint, Formica, tile, etc. The break resistant mirror is 6 inches in diameter, optical quality, and is double sided. One side is a plain mirror, the other side is a 6x … Read More