Last night was a nice transparent night, the moon about a day from full. Jupiter hovered an inch from the Moon’s head. A good night for fooling with the system. My polar alignment should be pretty good, but the scope still doesn’t know where it’s pointing. My Meade finder scope often has a mind of … Read more
I installed a Astrophysics AP1200 mount in my roll-off roof hut, now actually more than a year ago. It’s intended for remote imaging from the comfort of my living room, and if I can get it to work from my living room to the Hut, it “should” work from living room to New Mexico. I … Read more
My grandson helps demonstrate nystagmus, an involuntary eye movement resulting from trying to maintain orientation while spinning. Also known as Crazy Eyes!
I often collect PDFs off the web, and save far too many of them. But often they are tear sheets, product blurbs, or rocket science I don’t understand that I don’t want to have cluttering up the hard drive. When I have finished with a PDF that I want to trash, I use an … Read more