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  1. Lunar X and V 2015 Observing Dates and Times

    by , 01-26-2015 at 05:38 PM
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    Hi All,

    Here is the schedule for the appearance of the Lunar X and V for calendar year 2015.

    2015 Lunar X and V Schedule
    Month Day Time (UT) Time (EST) Time (PST)
    Jan 27 14:40 09:40 06:40
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  2. Lunar X and V 2015 Observing Dates and Times

    by , 01-01-2015 at 04:35 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by jaetea View Post
    Hi All,

    Here is the schedule for the appearance of the Lunar X and V for calendar year 2015.

    2015 Lunar X and V Schedule
    Month Day Time (UT) Time (EST) Time (PST)
    Jan 27 14:40 09:40 06:40
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  3. Lunar X and V - What Are They And When Are Those Things Visible?

    by , 05-07-2014 at 08:54 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by jaetea View Post
    Hi All,

    Thanks to David's (user name "davidjbillo") images, I became curious about these lunar features. Now normally I'm fairly passive-aggressive when it comes to the Moon and I only pay it mild attention. That being said I'm not averse to seeking cool phenomena to observe (even though it may destroy my night vision).

    So a small treatise on the Lunar X and V.

    The Lunar X is visible due to sunlight striking the tops of three craters - Purbach,
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  4. All Christmas NEW Telescope Owners -- Please Read!

    by , 12-15-2013 at 09:59 PM
    Hello to all the new and lucky Christmas telescope owners,

    Please use your telescope for the very first time during the day.

    All of the following information will strive to support the above statement.

    I’m writing this post so that you and yours will have the highest possible chance of having a pleasant evening viewing our amazing night sky. To me, it is a shame when I read that someone got so frustrated trying to set up the scope in the dark that ...
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  5. When is a dew heater required?

    by , 07-05-2013 at 06:58 PM
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    Second post.

    Bend the dew shield back into a circle and fit it over your OTA.
    What is the distance in space you see with a 420 x 60 refractor telescope?-heater-05.jpg

    What is the distance in space you see with a 420 x 60 refractor telescope?-heater-06.jpg

    I checked my PWM controller with a volt meter and marked on the housing the knob position for 12v, 9v, and 6v. This way I would have some idea of how much power I was putting into the heater strip. I ran it 2 nights ago and fine tuned how hot it gets versus the marking I put on the controller. Also my Harbor Freight
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