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Frimet is cool!

by Ted Frimet Although my A/C quit on my, this weekend, my remote Australian observatory didn’t. Thank you Skynet. You made me feel cooler, despite the heat! NGC 253, R-COP 40 second observation, time taken at Aug 20, 2017 10:33 … Continue reading

Posted in September 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Skynet Lesson

by Ted Frimet ———————————————————-END LESSON—————————————————-

Posted in September 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Ted Frimet’s second attempt at remote astrophotography

(We won’t talk about his first attempt!) Observation of Albireo was made with three exposures for Red, Green, and Blue Colorized and composited in Gimp for Mac OS X – adjusted curves and thresholds. Telescope Prompt8 Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory … Continue reading

Posted in Mid-summer 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Telescope Time Machine

extrude, slice and dice – best served defocused by Ted Frimet Almost every amateur observer wants to get the biggest bang for their buck. This is especially true when they sit down for a spell, to look at the wonders … Continue reading

Posted in Mid-summer 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Double Dating

by Theodore R. Frimet Are Mizar and Alcor sexting? Mizar was presented to us as an optical double star, by NJ State Planetarium staffer and professional astronomer Bill Murray, at our Bright Spring Deep Sky Objects (DSO) presentation at the … Continue reading

Posted in June 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

quantum entanglement.

by Theodore R Frimet pass the uranium, please. It was 10 marbles for 99 cents, plus shipping, and I couldn’t resist. Imagine, uranium embedded into glass. Not a new thing, of course! Uranium glass has been around before there was … Continue reading

Posted in May 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Elysium Planitia, al dente – to the teeth

Theodore R. Frimet Really? I went to UACNJ, at Jenny Jump, the other day for a pasta dinner, and let me tell you fellow Astronomers, it was simply scrumptious! Janet and I had taken to the road much earlier, than … Continue reading

Posted in April 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

A failure is a non sequitur

by Theodore Frimet or how I stumbled onto an Ultra Violet telescope A few articles ago, in fact, my first, I described how I was converting my passion for infrared based sensing of cloud height to near infrared sensing of … Continue reading

Posted in March 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

A myth you can live by…

by Theo Frimet Angular momentum and the space time ripple effect I came. I listened. I learned. And all at last month’s lecture on how stars explode. I am writing here, today, to opine on how a software program running … Continue reading

Posted in February 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

tabula rasa

by Theodore R Frimet A photon, neutrino and graviton walk into a bar… A photon, neutrino, and a graviton walk into a bar. Bartender asks, what’s with the graviton? The photon says, “let me explain”. The neutrino interrupts, and says, … Continue reading

Posted in January 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Near Infrared Telescope or how I said no to Cal-Tech

by Ted Frimet Ok, so maybe it isn’t so fair of me to say, I said “no” to Cal-Tech. What really happened was that I stumbled upon their article, on infrared astronomy. And right out of the gate they designated … Continue reading

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