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The Beginners Telescope.
This a simple guide to buying the beginners telescope. With hundreds of models from a score of manufacturers, it can be a confusing experience for the first time buyer. These notes should make things easier. Telescopes come in three designs. The REFRACTOR is the traditional design that most people will be familiar with. The telescope uses a LENS at the front of the telescope tube to gather light, and the image is viewed through an eyepiece at the other end.
BORG 70mm Refractor
Refractors come in apertures ranging from 60mm (2.4") to 150mm (6.0"). Because it is more expensive to produce a good quality lens, compared with an equivalent sized mirror, refractors tend to be more expensive per inch of aperture than the second telescope design, the NEWTONIAN REFLECTOR.
Siberia 150 Reflector
The Reflecting telescope uses a MIRROR to capture the light. The mirror is situated at the bottom of the telescope tube and the image is viewed using an eyepiece near the top of the telescope. A small ...
CASTOR'S "SPUTNIK 50TH ANNIVERSARY SATELLITE TRACKING BONANZA"
MICHAEL A. EARL
CANADIAN SATELLITE TRACKING & ORBIT RESEARCH
4 OCTOBER 1957 SPUTNIK ORBITING THE EARTH
THE FIRST-EVER SOVIET ARTIFICIAL SATELLITE OF THE EARTH
USSR "SPUTNIK" STAMP
THE "SPUTNIK 50TH ANNIVERSARY SATELLITE TRACKING BONANZA"
TO OPTICALLY DETECT AND TRACK 1,957 (OR MORE) UNIQUE ARTIFICIAL SATELLITES TO CELEBRATE SPUTNIK'S 50TH ANNIVERSARY AND 50 YEARS OF SATELLITE TRACKING
WHY IS CASTOR DOING THIS?
TO CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF SATELLITES AND SATELLITE TRACKING;
TO CONDUCT SURVEYS OF THE ACCESSIBLE CROSS-SECTION OF THE CURRENT SATELLITE POPULATION;
TO EDUCATE THE GENERAL PUBLIC ABOUT THE VAST SATELLITE INFRASTRUCTURE ORBITING US;
TO POTENTIALLY OFFER ITS SERVICES AND DATA TO SATELLITE COMPANIES WHO WISH AN ALTERNATIVE TO HIGH-COST SATELLITE TRACKING METHODS;
CASTOR TRACKING EQUIPMENT
Celestron "NexStar 11 GPS" 11-Inch Aperture Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope; Celestron "NexStar 8i Special Edition" 8-inch ...