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Glossary of Terms

Newtonian Reflector
Aperture
Focal Length
Focal Ratio
Magnification
Equatorial mount
Optical Coating
Finderscope
Highest Useful Magnification
Lowest Useful Magnification
Limiting Stellar Magnitude
Angular field of view
Linear field of view

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Deaf Dave's Snippets

  • "Karma: do good to others that others can do good to you"
  • "Imagination is more important than knowledge." -- Albert Einstein.
  • "Science is a way of trying not to fool yourself." -- Richard Feynman
  • "For my part, I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of stars makes me dream." -- Vincent van Gogh

Family Heritage

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  • Stevens heritage
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  • Thompson heritage
  • Boland (Irish) heritage
  • Radich (Croatian) heritage

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