March 11, 2017: Astro Binoculars

Last week I had my Oberwerk 12×60 binoculars out for the moon’s occultation of Aldebaran.  I hadn’t used them in a while, and I had been sort of unsatisfied with them for a longer while.  Why?  Because they were giving me double images, as well as eyestrain and headaches as a result from not being […]

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March 5, 2017: “I’ll take a new telescope for $2000, Alex”; and Aldebaran Occultation

Well, my Jeopardy appearance was great.  ABSOLUTELY GREAT!  Of course, I’m not allowed to discuss how I did, but I had a really awesome time.  The other contestants were all mah Jeopardy nerds and we bonded nicely, even though we were in competition with each other.  The people working on the show were all very nice and […]

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