Astronomy

Preliminary Testing of Focal Reducers and the Mighty Mini for Occulation Timing

I've been giving myself a crash course in optics trying to understand how to set up the optical train for occulation timings. Actually, for the primary system I'm hoping to use, "Scotty's Mighty Mini," the IOTA Yahoo group has been very helpful where I can just build it from the recommended parts and go. But...

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BSA Astronomy

Summers are always busy and this one was no different. But at least I finally got to do a little astronomy. First there was the update on writing a curriculum for Ten Mile River to try to get the scouts through the astronomy merit badge.

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