Continuing with my review of the ch-ch-changes (we’ll miss you, Starman!) I’ve experienced in astronomy over the past 35 years, we move on to the telescope and eyepiece revolutions. As far as we knew, the largest “portable” telescopes back then were the C14s, the orange tube SCTs. Oh, there were ads in Sky & […]Read more "January 26, 2016: 35-Year-End Review, Part 2 – Scopes and Eyepieces"
I just got one of my Back to the Future items delivered to me, a 12.5mm Orthoscopic EP, manufactured by Kokusai Kohki of Japan. I had been wanting to get one for awhile to test it out and see if all the hype about orthos was true, and so I had been scanning the Cloudy […]Read more "May 11, 2015 – The KK Fujiyama Ortho and Astronomy Gifts"