FORUM

#1Why do so called leading amateur astronomers insist on outmoded and inappropriate dome designs and fabrication methods?

#2Why do so called "experts" also make such a big deal about the planning process?

#3Establishing a Meridian:

#4What is amateur astronomy coming to?

#5What's so special about astronomical discovery?

#6If the BAA value planetary observers because of the scientific contribution they can make, why do they reject unusual observations?

#7Methods, advice and ideas for the practical amateur astronomer

#8Choosing a first telescope

#9CCD imaging vs Visual Drawing

#10Linux & astronomy

#11Measuring magnification

#12A closer look at HIGH Magnification - by Rodger W. Gordon

#13Long vs short focal ratio for lunar & planetary observation - by Rodger W. Gordon

#14Eyepieces and their effect on image contrast - by Rodger W. Gordon

#15Central Obstructions and their effect on image contrast - by Rodger W. Gordon

#16John Mellish and the craters of Mars - by Rodger W. Gordon

#17 Depth of Focus - by Rodger W. Gordon & Chris Lord

#18 Colour Filters - by Rodger W. Gordon & Chris Lord _ download colour filters.pdf [1.7Mb]

#19 So Called Telescope Makers

#20 Using a Newtonian Reflector for Double Star Work download AA_error_article.pdf [400kb]

#21 Demystifying Multicoatngs - by Rodger W. Gordon

#22 Comments on Gary Seronik's TMB Monocentric Eyepiece test report Sky & Telescope Aug. 2004 pp98-102 - by Chris Lord

#23 Apochromatic vs Achromatic colour correction

#24 Astronomical Seeing

#25 Limit of Telescopic Photopic Vision

#26 Chronological History of the Smyth Lens

#27 DSLR_CMOS_vs_CCD_SENSOR_ANALYSIS

#28 THE LONG AND THE SHORT OF F/#

#29 OLD SCHOOL vs NEW SCHOOL

#30 ANONYMOUS PEER REVIEW

#31 SUN EYECAP FILTER SAFETY_pdf488kb

#32 STARTING STARGAZING_pdf9Mb

Fighting against dumbing down.
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