Pulsar Digisight N550 Digital Night Vision Rifle Scope

Digital Riflescope Digisight N550 is a perfect combination of the latest developments in the field of optics and electronics. Along with good optical characteristics (fast aperture focusable lens 50 mm ƒ1.0, 67 mm eye relief) the rifle scope features a wide range of options which allow it to be tuned to one’s personal needs. The Digisight N550 uses a highly … Read More

JYC TC-S1 Wire Timer Remote Shutter Control for Sony

Except for replicating all functions of a camera’s shutter release button, it still has the function of SelfTimer, Interval Timer, LongExposure Timer and Exposure Count. Good for timelapse photography such as flowers blooming and astrophotography. LCD

Sunny Isle Lavender Black Castor Oil 8oz & Rosemary Black Castor Oil 8oz “Set” (w/ Applicator & Roll-on Body Oil)

Lavender oil is the most known scent throughout the aromtaic world, and regarded as the most versatile essence in aromatherapy. It has a sweet, balsamic, floral aroma which combines well with many oils, including Jamaican Black Castor Oil. Lavender is a natural antibiotic, antiseptic, anti-depressant, sedative and de-toxifier. It works well on dry or acne prone skin. People who have … Read More

rolleicord 1934

A new camera for the Nature Lover by the makers of Rolleiflex… $62.50 Single lever compur shutter with speeds up to 1/300 second and is provided with a Zeiss Triotar f/4.5 lens. Takes 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 roll film giving eleven 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 pictures. 15 power telescope $7.95 — cost U.S. Gov’t $67.50 — the chance … Read More

Arnaud Bonin – ‘Membrane wrinkling’

Wrinkling of a thin Kapton membrane. This picture shows the setup of an experiment designed to analyse wrinkles in a thin Kapton membrane. A polygonal shaped membrane is tensioned at its corners, whilst lights of different colours are projected on it to enhance the visualisation of the wrinkles formed. The aim of this experiment is to understand how reflective membranes … Read More

Observatory Dome

This is the dome that contains the Zeiss telescope. I want to say that these domes were once bronze, but now they don’t seem to be weathering like they are. Might they be painted?

Wave to the Paan’uri

An actually quite decent M31 shot, if I do say so myself. Actually looks okay in large size. (One would hope that I’d get the hang of it eventually.) Stack of three 4 or 5-ish minute ISO 1600 exposures taken at prime focus through an Orion SVP 80ED with a Canon XTi. Would have done more subs, but I couldn’t … Read More


Hawk through a telescope at Fukushimagata Lagoon near Niigata.