February 29, 2016: Science?

Happy Leap Day!  I recently started what I thought was a very interesting discussion at one of the Facebook astronomy clubs that I belong to, Telescope Addicts.  As I’m sure you’ve heard by now, LIGO scientists recently announced that they have discovered gravitational waves, crossing off the last of Einstein’s amazing predictions from his theory […]

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February 21, 2016: A Nine Dollar Eyepiece? The 23mm Vite Aspheric Eyepiece

After reading some very positive reviews about them in this Cloudy Nights thread, I decided to buy some super-duper-cheap eyepieces, for no other reason than to satisfy my curiosity about them.  Well, and because I’m super-duper-cheap, too.  These are the Vite aspheric 62-degree EPs, which cost just NINE BUCKS each.  Incredibly, some of the reviews they […]

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