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November 15th: Collimation is EASY!


Date: November 15th, 2012

Title:  Collimation is EASY!

Podcaster: The Telescope Man, a.k.a. Joe Lalumia

Organization: Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas, TX

Links: Joe’s website: www.telescopeman.org

Original file: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fA0GqcoXgZc&list=UUN5crzsUHII4BpDkBozCcYQ

Description: TelescopeMan demonstrates the use of a laser collimator on an Orion XT10i reflector telescope. The laser has a return beam screen that makes collimation an easy and fast one person job.

Bio: Joe Lalumia, also known as The Telescope Man, is the President of the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas, TX.

Today’s Sponsor:  This episode of “365 Days of Astronomy” is sponsored by Clear Skies Observing Guides, a Modern Day Celestial Handbook. www.clearskies.eu..Clear skies observing guides, or CSOG, is a new concept in visual amateur astronomy. The observing guides contain thousands of objects to observe through amateur telescopes, with matching tours for GOTO telescopes and matching AstroPlanner plan-files. CSOG allows you to target deep-sky objects and carbon stars you never observed before, night after night. Wishing astronomers around the world: Clear skies..! ”

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