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Telescope Imaging Systems

Have you ever seen an image like this? Okay, maybe you have…online. What with the spread of the internet these days, I’m guessing that at one point you have seen something like this on a page of image search results. … Continue reading

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Interferometry

Imagine you have an image like this. This object is faint and faraway, so you can’t make out much more detail. You know that other stars like it—closer, brighter stars—have looked like this and turned out to be two stars, … Continue reading

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Improved Telescope Mounting

So, any idea what this handy-dandy thing is? Okay, so maybe I sort of gave it away in the post title… I know what you’re about to say next. Why are we looking at a mount? What’s so special about a … Continue reading

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