Who's bringing a telescope?

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Who's bringing a telescope?

Postby HughMungus » Sat Jun 25, 2005 8:41 pm

I've been thinking about getting one, anyway, and I was wondering if anybody is bringing one, anyway...new moon and all...god the milky way is going to shine...
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Postby Flea » Sat Jun 25, 2005 9:04 pm

my first BM and man... I didnt even stop to think of that!! I am going to try to get me one before I go and spend hours gazing into the sky...Awsome Idea!

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Postby falk » Sun Jun 26, 2005 12:07 am

Remember the dust. It gets in everywhere and coats everything. I wouldn't want to do that to a good telescope.

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Postby HughMungus » Sun Jun 26, 2005 8:43 am

falk wrote:Remember the dust. It gets in everywhere and coats everything. I wouldn't want to do that to a good telescope.


Oh yeah. Good point. Flea, leave it at home.
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Postby barry14 » Sun Jun 26, 2005 12:20 pm

Not only the Milky Way but in Aug. Mars is going to be closer to the Earth than it has been in 73,000 years. The ability to see Mars next to the moon is suppposed to be awesome.... even binoculars will be helpful.

http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/m ... 121-1.html
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Postby falk » Sun Jun 26, 2005 1:37 pm

Arrrgggg.

(Look at the date)

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Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Jun 28, 2005 9:23 am

I have a ~1973 2&1/2 inch refractor, with a broken tripod, that I'm about ready to freecycle. I'm not sure where the lenses are, though.
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Postby HughMungus » Tue Jun 28, 2005 9:28 am

theCryptofishist wrote:I have a ~1973 2&1/2 inch refractor, with a broken tripod, that I'm about ready to freecycle. I'm not sure where the lenses are, though.


Gimme. I'll pay for the postage and I'll send you pictures of the people in the office buildings in downtown Dallas.
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