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  1. OmCheeto attached a file to the thread I How bright will Musk's Tesla car be in the sky?.

    Indeed! I watched at a GIF yesterday of the car taken by a 0.43 meter telescope and decided that if they didn't know where to look,...

    i.think.its.that.piece.of.noise.png Feb 18, 2018 at 2:02 PM
  2. OmCheeto liked mfb's post in the thread I How bright will Musk's Tesla car be in the sky?.

    A factor 10 in distance is 5 magnitude difference. By the time it will be 25 million km away (in about 2-3 months) it will be at...

    Feb 18, 2018 at 12:57 PM
  3. OmCheeto replied to the thread I How bright will Musk's Tesla car be in the sky?.

    Elon Musk shared the following video on Twitter yesterday. Not sure if it qualifies as an "amateur" telescope. It looks like it belongs...

    Feb 17, 2018 at 12:15 PM
  4. OmCheeto liked DrClaude's post in the thread Beauty of old electrical and measuring things, etc..

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    Feb 16, 2018 at 11:03 AM
  5. OmCheeto replied to the thread Announcement 7 days 7 books to give away.

    Yippie! I love space. Thanks!

    Feb 13, 2018 at 11:17 PM
  6. OmCheeto attached a file to the thread Does anyone know how to measure the color of a Post-It note?.

    Agreed. IMHO, discussing "color" is the closest you can get to "Politics + Religion" in science. Color Political Parties: Humanists:...

    KallColor1.eye.cone.sensitivity.jpg Feb 13, 2018 at 1:43 PM
  7. OmCheeto liked Tom.G's post in the thread Aerospace SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch.

    Video, continuous from launch thru booster recovery. About 9 minutes. Taken thru an 8 inch telescope so you can see the booster...

    Feb 12, 2018