Discussion in 'No Words' started by Mike Marcotte, Nov 15, 2020.
Way back in about 1960, when I was high school student, I took a tour of the Lick Observatory. Here we are looking at the rings of Saturn in daylight through the historic Alvin Clark 36 inch refractor. Probably taken with my Argus C3.
Some of my Mirror telescopic lenses
Newport Beach, CA
Nikkor AF-D 28-200 IF (200) on FX
Pinhole telescope using trees during solar eclipse. D200 on 8/21/2017
Leica APO spotting scope - case held togetjher with gaffer tape, scope as new despite being ov 25 years old !
Very Large Array (in distance)
. . The Leviathan. 72" Telescope (Word's largest, 1842 - 1912 ) Restored 1997. County Offaly, Ireland.
. . The Leviathan. Ireland by Reinhold S., on Flickr. . Neg# IRHC 028. Mamiya M7, 80mm, Yg filter, FP fi;m. 2000
Big Mirror Make Good Eye.
Cover Make Good Hat.
Playing with the scope by Mike Kanssen, on Flickr
There Goes The Neighborhood ;-) by David Stephens, on Flickr
I used to work in the astronomy sales field for a time so have a few images from back then.
A stack of APM telescopes - we set this up for the NEAF show in 2009.
My friend Normand Fullum makes incredible wooden telescopes. Starfest Ontario 2009. (He now makes huge telescopes and mirrors too).
My (our) first telescope and an excited son
I used this as a guide scope when imaging and a wide-field scope for imaging and visual. William certainly knows how to build beautiful telescopes.
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