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a few astrophotographs taken this past week

by Robert Vanderbei Below is the picture I took two night’s ago of the Needle Galaxy (aka NGC 4565). For those who are interested in more details about the telescope, the camera, and the exposure, check out this webpage. And, … Continue reading

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Gene’s Tele Vue Baseball Cap

by Dave Skitt Observatory Chairperson Gene’s Tele Vue Baseball Cap To keep the memory of Gene Ramsey alive, I wrote a short piece about Gene and his Tele Vue baseball cap. It was posted in Tele Vue’s February 2020 Blog.

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Novice EAA Imager Captures Rare, Unseen Astronomical Phenomenon

by Dave Skitt, Observatory Chairperson If you’ve been reading my emails lately, you know that Dr. Rex Parker, PhD, and I conducted a Keyholder training session on Sunday, March 8, 2020.  We focused on the clubs’ expanding Electronically Assisted Astronomy … Continue reading

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At Home in A Dome

by William Murray Since I’m stuck at home for the foreseeable future (as is everyone else in the world) I decided that astronomy is the best occupation for my time. Here are the results of some imaging I’ve been doing. … Continue reading

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AutoFiLX200

by Theodore R Frimet shrimp gumbo Tasty little morsel, if you’re not going Vegan. I have been off the reservation for quite a few months. I’d got a hankering for shrimp gumbo for my telescope. You know, the Meade LX200 … Continue reading

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