I wasn’t going to get into amateur astronomy until I retire. I’ve joined a local astronomy club and went to their star parties. I’ve looked through their telescope and was fairly unimpressed. It wasn’t that their scope was bad, it was that my expectations were out of line with reality. I remember seeing Jupiter and [...]
And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also. - Genesis 1:16
Unfortunately God also made chromatic aberration, angular magnification distortion, rectilinear distortion, wavelength transmission anomalies, vignetting, light loss, wavefront aberrations, coma, astigmatism, spherical aberrations, thermal issues, dirty mirrors, bad collimation, Earth rotation, humidity, bad focus, light pollution, wobbly mounts and back pains.
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