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Slooh Space Camera To Broadcast Live Feeds Of Moon, Jupiter Dance
2013-01-19 07:45:06

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Update: January 19, 2013 On Monday evening, astronomers (both amateurs and pros) across the country will be looking up to the skies to witness the super close dance between Jupiter and the Moon. Slooh Space Camera will also be there broadcasting live feeds of the event, giving everyone a shot at seeing the chance encounter. The waxing gibbous moon will appear about one degree south of Jupiter on Monday night, January 21. This...

2012-08-23 23:01:40

USNV introduces the iTelligent New iPad adaptive frame. This protective frame is milled from a solid block of mil.standard T6061 aluminum. It allows: Military / Commercial night vision systems, thermal imaging devices, laser rangefinders, high power spotting scopes, binoculars and 37mm Fish-Eye and telephoto camera lenses to connect directly to the New iPad to produce high definition video and audio recordings. All this captured data can be stored or sent wirelessly to anyone, anywhere,...

2012-07-03 23:02:38

As SETI@Home continues to search for intelligent life in the universe, OpticsPlanet incentivizes donations with exclusive coupon offers. Northbrook, IL (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 OpticsPlanet.com helps amateur and professional astronomers discover new features of the cosmos with their selection of telescopes, astronomy binoculars, spotting scopes and star maps, but the search goes on for extraterrestrial intelligence. By teaming up with SETI@Home, OpticsPlanet helps bring additional funding to...

2012-04-01 23:00:38

Barska has newly developed an 8x30 tactical binocular with a new red illuminating compass and range finding reticle. These Battalion military binoculars are multi functional and built to withstand use under extreme weather conditions. La Verne, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2012 Barska Optics, a leading manufacture of sport optics and accessories has developed a new tactical military binocular with a range finding reticle. This new binocular features a compact 8x30 optical design with military...

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Amateur Astronomy -- Amateur astronomy, also called backyard astronomy, is a hobby whose participants enjoy watching the night sky (and the day sky too, for sunspots, eclipses, etc.), and the plethora of objects found in it, mainly with portable telescopes and binoculars. Even though scientific research is not their main goal, many amateur astronomers make a contribution to astronomy by monitoring variable stars, tracking asteroids and discovering transient objects, such as comets. Such...

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Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'