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Subdeo

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About Subdeo

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    Astronomy, Satellite tracking, politics, and friendly arguing
  • Location
    USA
  1. Subdeo

    Pluto

    So fascinating the mysteries that are within the reach of a telescope!
  2. Subdeo

    Pluto

    great shot! Are those KBO's that I see moving on about the same axis as Pluto? There's one midway between Pluto and the upper right-hand corner (1:00), and another nearer the top left corner.
  3. Subdeo

    My favorite ISS pass website....Gone!

    Thanks guys! Hopefully someone does something with it soon, it was so user friendly and easy to understand!
  4. Hey all! for a while now, iss.astroviewer.net has been giving me this when I visit: Does anyone know where it is now? Thanks in advance!
  5. Subdeo

    I must be blind

    I recommend a red dot finder. Mine is pretty cheap, but I find it reliable and easy to use. It stays aligned, but is easy to correct when needed. Good luck!
  6. Subdeo

    Wonderful night for observation

    enjoyed the read! Hopefully I can make it out tonight for a little observing myself.
  7. Subdeo

    Mars: The Dust Storm Progresses...

    Agreed! Thanks for the report.
  8. Happy Terrestrial Aphelion Day! Yep, today the earth is about 94.5 million miles from the sun :) 

    1. JohnSadlerAstro

      JohnSadlerAstro

      Well it's too hot here despite that! :D 

  9. This website can also be used to see the sky from your location: http://www.skymaponline.net/ I'm guessing that @carastro is right.
  10. You're probably right, Cornelius Varley. I tried importing the image into google images and came up with results similar to your answer. Personally, I think it would make a fine first scope!
  11. I've been wanting to see the sun set behind the mountains through the telescope for a while now, so this is one off the bucket list.
  12. Subdeo

    I thought this was worth doing.

    Thanks, very cool! Gave me an an idea for a target tonight!
  13. Great shots, all! Loved to see them, and see what is possible with a smartphone!
  14. High speed winds over in my part of Colorado, USA! I would be out with the telescope doing solar observations, but this wind and these flying branches might threaten my telescope! :hiding: 

  15. Subdeo

    Beam splitter conundrum

    This morning I replaced the glass piece with a different one that was better, and less broken. I gave it a full test, and hooked up the camera to it. It worked like a dream! I could actually see through one eyepiece myself, while the camera was poised and ready on the other side. The side with the camera was noticeably dimmer, but not enough to be an annoyance. After a few more tests, I think I will be ready to use it in the field.
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