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How to haul tail

by Theodore R. Frimet baby its cold outside Before our end of season, our Observatory Chair hosted a couple of school aged teenagers that needed to make celestial observations on a particular Friday night. Skipping ahead from the experiences of … Continue reading

Posted in February 2018, Sidereal Times | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Bare Naked Ladies

castor and pollux exposed by Ted Frimet No, we haven’t changed the sex of our favored Gemini twins. This title has been haunting my mind, for a few days now. The Father of Advertising, David Mackenzie Ogilvy bombards my mind … Continue reading

Posted in January 2018, Sidereal Times | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

no more buwwets

by Ted Frimet how much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood ? I bring you tidings of a final essay, as I have spent all of my Shekels from 2017. And have no coin left … Continue reading

Posted in January 2018, Sidereal Times | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Skynet exposed

by Ted Frimet dare you seize the galaxy? Hello Everyone, I am new to Skynet and am trying to get started.  I have watched the videos but am confused on a couple things and would appreciate any advice. For my first … Continue reading

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

Fortuna ipsa muta

by Ted Frimet sheer dumb luck Not everything is as it seems. And sometimes, despite months or years of amateur training, a gain in insight can be chalked up to “sheer dumb luck”. As most of our AAAP club members … Continue reading

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

Trifinder Trouble

by Ted Frimet It’s the end of the world as we know it. A brief recapitulation on the status of my cats endeavor to improve the sighting accuracy of my 12 inch dobsonian telescope by way of collapsing his cat … Continue reading

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

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

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