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Sky And Scopes, Issue #028 -- Feb 2013
March 01, 2013
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Sky And Scopes, Issue #028 -- Latest Updates
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In this issue of 'Sky And Scopes'.....

1)In this months issue we have highlighted a few of the new additions to our site.

If you like this ezine maybe you could do me a big favor and 'pay it forward'. If a friend passed it on and you find it interesting, please subscribe here....

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Meade SolarMax II Filters

All Meade SolarMax II series filters are sold in sets. The front mounted SolarMax II and rear blocking filter. Some events on the Sun,- notably active flares and coronal mass ejections (CME), are extremely fast moving.

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Losmandy Titan

The Losmandy Titan Mount is an equatorial mount that supports up to 100lb instrument weight, and includes the head, weight shaft and two 21lb weights, extra 7lb and 11lb weights are available.

This one is definately for the serious astronomer who has a high quality scope and wants a mount to do it justice.

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Building a Roll Off Roof Observatory

Virtually every practical astronomer who takes the hobby to its next stage, aspires to a fixed and permanent housing for his telescope, making it possible for its quick and comfortable use and averting a lot of time setting-up for every observing session.

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Alt-Azimuth Mount

The Alt-Azimuth Mount is the simplest type of mounting for telescopes. There are a number of variations but all share a common characteristic, that there are two axes about which the telescope can be moved which are perpendicular to one another.

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Rokinon Telescopes

For more than 3 decades Rokinon telescopes, lenses and optics have been synonymous with unequalled integrity and quality.

They consistently deliver on their excellent reputation by providing magnificently engineered and revolutionary products at an affordable price.

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Astro Physics Riccardi-Honders Astrograph

Astro Physics Riccardi-Honders Astrograph telescope is the first of its kind. The design of the Astro-Physics 305mm f3.8 Astrograph is based on Klaas Honder's original idea of a fast optical system using a crown glass objective and meniscus correcting mirror in a Newtonian configuration.

By adding a secondary mirror and field lens, Italian designer Massimo Riccardi was able to design an ultra-fast astrograph using only crown glass elements.

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Where it warrants it we will have a feedback form covering each section, so you will be able to leave your comments, ideas, tips, images and thoughts on all aspects related to astronomy

Until Next Time, Keep Looking up..............

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Have you any comments, ideas, stories, interesting images or feedback? I'm always interested to hear from new and seasoned amateur astronomers. Just reply to this e-zine.

See you next month!

Michael

http://www.telescopes-for-amateur-astronomers.com

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