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    Stargazing Is there any material I can use for an aperture solar filter?

    I live in a small town and would like to make some observations today. However i dont have a solar aperture filter, i only have an eyepiece filter of which i do not trust. So is there any household items, materials i could use safely to save me from from ordering on the net and waiting however...
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    Height of the image of Jupiter created by the objective lens

    Homework Statement I have the following variables: f = .93 m f(e) (eyepiece) = .0082 m distance toJupiter pj = 588 E^9 diameter of Jupiter dj = 139822 E^3 Find the height of the image of Jupiter created by the objective lens of a telescope. Homework Equations M = -q/p q = f Where M is the...
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    Stargazing Want to purchase new telescope

    Hello all, First of all thanks for taking the time to look at my post, and thanks ahead of time to those willing to answer my question. I've always loved Astronomy and have done quite a bit of self-study over the years. I have a pair of binoculars but want to get a telescope. I'll start by...
  4. pioneerboy

    Quit undergrad physics -- Wishes and options? Advice please

    Hello everyone, I am brand new here in the PhysicsForum and this is my very first message. So it's apleasure to meet likeminded people sharing the same interest and probably also profession. The latter is also the reason why I finally registered in this forum and I sincerely hopethat I am given...