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Coronado SolarMax

July 28, 2013


The Scope 60mm, f/6.6, <0.5A H-α, BF15. And here’s what all that technical mumbo jumbo means. The telescope is a refractor and the diameter of the lens is 60mm. The f/6.6 means the length of the scope is 6.6 times longer than it is wide which makes it 396 mm long (but everyone says 400). […]

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Astronomers at Large

July 14, 2013

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Did I ever tell you about the time I prevented a bombing? Okay forget I said anything, but here’s what happened. On July 11, 1991 in La Paz, Mexico there was a total eclipse of the Sun. The Keystone Astronomers were there. Keystone Astronomers at Large is a quirky cable access TV show that I […]

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