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Sky And Scopes, Issue #007 -- May 2011
May 21, 2011
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Sky And Scopes, Issue #007 -- 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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Astronomy News

Comet Elenin: Preview of a Coming Attraction

This news item from Nasa has set a buzz in the astro community. We expect a great deal of excitment and anticipation as this comet gets closer to us.

Comet Elenin is coming to the inner-solar system this fall. Comet Elenin (also known by its astronomical name C/2010 X1), was first detected on Dec. 10, 2010 by Leonid Elenin, an observer in Lyubertsy, Russia, who made the discovery "remotely" using the ISON-NM observatory near Mayhill, New Mexico.

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Recommended Books

Professor Brian Cox is back with another insightful and mind-blowing exploration of space. This time he shows us our universe as we've never seen it before. 13.7 billion years old. 93 billion light years wide.

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Your Participation would be appreciated

Telescope Reviews : If you have any thoughts relating to your telescope, why not share them with other amateur astronomers.

Astro Images

Send us your images, let us know the type of equipment you use, when and how you managed to get your GREAT PICTURES.

Add it to our blog and we'll even tweet if for you as well!

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Telescopes

There were more telescopes added this month here are just a few , you may want to check out our site for the complete list.

Celestron LCM Computerized Telescopes

For those of you who are newcomers to astronomy, chances are you'll want to begin by using the built-in Sky Tour feature, which directs the LCM to obtain the most interesting objects in the sky and automatically slews to each one

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Used Celestron Telescope

Investing in a used Celestron telescope is really a superb method of acquiring a high-quality scope at a lower price, after all no one wants to pay more than they have to.

Used Celestron Telescopes.html

Orion FunScope

The Orion FunScope 76mm Tabletop Reflector Telescope is really great fun. There is no doubt that you will get many wonderful hours of stellar exploration with this remarkable little telescope.

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-------------------------------------------------------- Astronomy Cameras

For astro enthusiasts a range of cameras to drool over.

The QSI 500 Series cooled CCD cameras from Quantum Scientific Imaging, Inc. were designed with the specific needs of astronomers in mind.

In fact, the lead designer of the 500 Series is an active imager himself. The exceptionally low noise of the QSI 500 Series yields a camera that delivers an extremely wide dynamic range with a linear response across light levels of more than 10,000:1.

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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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