Lanc. 1982 Christmas Parade
The AVAC's first telescope in the 1982 Lancaster Christmas Parade. A 12.5-inch Dobsonian in a square tube. Taken at the corner of Lancaster Blvd. and West Milling Street, looking south. This telescope is another Keith Lawson fabrication. I believe that others also assisted in its construction.
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1986 RTMC 6-inch Alvan Clark refractor
1986 RTMC 6-inc...
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1988 RTMC-David Levy-6inch-Scope
1988 RTMC-David...
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40inch at 1993 RTMC
40inch at 1993 ...
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Meade 16-inch at 1983 RTMC
Meade 16-inch a...
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Venus Transit 2012 Site
The transit observing site prior to the Sun rising on June 6, 2012.
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Venus Transit 4
Identical information as the "Venus Mosaic 2012".
Venus Transit 4
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Venus Transit 3
Identical information as the "Venus Mosaic 2012".
Venus Transit 3
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Venus Transit 2
Identical information as the "Venus Mosaic 2012".
Venus Transit 2
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Venus transit 1
Identical information as that for the "Venus Transit Mosaic".
Venus transit 1
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Venus Mosaic 2012
A mosaic from image sof the June 6, 2012 Venus transit taken from Rafina, Attiki, Greece. Digital camera afocal with a C90 and Tuthill mylar solar filter.
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June 15, 2011 Lunar Eclipse II
...and a second image taken of the event.
June 15, 2011 L...
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June 15, 2011 Lunar Eclipse
I had a cloudy sky and it warranted taking out just my digital camera. The images are poor in quality as I am using 10x digital zoom, but the images suffice in providing a momento of the event.
June 15, 2011 L...
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17.5" Newtonian
Here is a 17.5" Newtonian with a Coulter Optics 8" Cassegrain, 5" refractor and 4x5 wide field camera mounted on an astro Works fork mount. This belonged to AVAC member Rick Balogh at the time. Kodachrome 64 slide taken 1982.
17.5" Newtonian
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Comet Hale-Bopp
Taken March 9, 1997 at saddleback Buttes. The dark triangle to the lower right is the ground.
Comet Hale-Bopp
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Tom Hames & 12" F/8
Tom with his 12" F/8 that he built over 40 years ago. Tom ground the mirror, which is made from plate glass. It gives outstanding images. For purposes of scale, Tom stand 6'-4.25" tall.
Tom Hames & 12"...
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First Issue Back
The back cover of the first issue, August, 1973.
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First Issue Cover
August, 1973. Their first issue.
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Messier Objects
Messier Objects
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1984-RTMC-C8
1984-RTMC-C8
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