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Sky And Scopes, Issue #019 -- May 2012
June 01, 2012
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Sky And Scopes, Issue #019 -- 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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Skywatcher Telescopes Revisited

Skywatcher Skyliner

Skywatcher Skyliner Dobsonian telescopes are a long time favorite of countless amateur astronomers and are available in a variety of configurations ranging in size from 6" to 16".

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Skyliner 150p Dobsonian

The Skywatcher Skyliner 150p Dobsonian Telescope 153mm/1200mm (6") is the smallest in the range and has a "paraboloidal" primary mirror to eliminate spherical aberration and a four-arm, secondary- mirror bracket with fine supports (0.5mm thick), to reduce diffraction spikes and light loss.

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Lunarphase Astronomy Software

LunarPhase Astronomy Software is a utility for Windows which provides a range of information on the Moon and, to a lesser degree, the sun, graphically displaying the current phase of the moon and lunar data, in real time. Lunarphase Pro (LPP) needs about 35Mb hard disk space for its installation.

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Ancient Astronomy

From past experience I think we can all agree it's never safe to judge by appearances, and this is most probably far more accurate of astronomy when compared to almost everything else.

For example, in times past the notion which one would most naturally form of the earth and heaven is that the solid earth on which we live and move extends to a great distance in every direction, and that the heaven is an immense dome upon the inner surface of which the stars are fixed.

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Amateur Observatory

Building an amateur observatory doesn't have to be difficult. A basic roll-off roof design can be built in a couple of days with a few simple tools that you probably have already in the garage, and materials which are readily available from your local building store

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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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