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February 9, 2014

M81, Bode's Galaxy

Messier 81 is a spiral galaxy about 12 million light-years away in the constellation Ursa Major. Messier 81 was first discovered by Johann Elert Bode in 1774. Originally referred to as Bode's Nebula, it wasn't until the 20th century when Hubble determ...

February 7, 2014

Ok so actually they just won their last game before the Olympic break by defeating CBJ in OT.  Regehr  blast one past Bobrovski to get the two points going into the Olympic break.  A much needed win as they went 1-9 for the ten games leading up to the break.  Their nex...

February 7, 2014

Since Keith was making cables I asked him if he could replace my Gemini power cable.  The Gemini cable has a 5-pin connector terminating in a cig. lighter plug.  The plug is not a very secure connection and the cable is about twenty feet long - way too much for my Xant...

February 7, 2014

The new RA cable with the right-angle bend to avoid the AZ locking knob.

February 7, 2014

Keith Myers from the YAHOO MI-250 discussion group made me a set of custom Dec. and RA cables for the Gemini I system on my mount.  This big difference was the right-angle connectors for the motors on the scope.  After replacing the old Maxxon motors with new Losmandy...

February 4, 2014

Here's a shot of the Helix Nebula taken July 2012 at Mt. Pinos, CA

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