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Sunday, June 07, 2015


One of the things I enjoyed doing with my roommate's telescope was astrophotography - that is, taking pictures of stars, planets and nebulae.  I only tried it a few times, and there was definitely room for improvement but still have a few prints of the better shots.

Telescopes, Astronomy and (next post) Astrophotography

Once upon a time in San Diego, I had a roommate who bought a really expensive telescope.  It was a nice Celestron telescope with an 8 inch aperture, just like this one.

Monday, June 01, 2015

HIstory of Grand Prix automobile racing

I found these videos fascinating - the march of racing technology across 40 years.

Three part series on the post-WWII era.