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X-Planets ( extrasolar planets, and the various planets X )
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Posted on 06/09/2006 10:50:42 AM PDT by SunkenCiv

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Exoplanets wallpapers

121 posted on 11/24/2008 6:26:26 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/_______Profile finally updated Saturday, October 11, 2008 !!!)
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Here's the slightly improved ping message for use in 2009 (suggestions welcomed):
 
X-Planets
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122 posted on 12/28/2008 3:02:26 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/_______Profile finally updated Saturday, December 6, 2008 !!!)
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http://www.meadowfreepress.com/science/0,1873,365399,00.html

Novice Tips To Buying Your First Time Telescope

There is a couple of things to clarify before we take a deeper look at what kind of planet telescope will be right for your needs.

1. When you look through a planet telescope it will be in shades of black and white.

2. The pictures on the planet telescopes box is taken by a professional astro-photographer.

Think of the planet telescope box for your first astronomy telescope as the pictures from fast food restaurants. The picture looks amazing in the picture, but the result is less than imagined. This can deter people thinking that planet telescopes are not what pr newswire press release make out and that they should decide not to buy a first astronomy telescope. This is not the case, after all we still love the fast food. Your first astronomy telescope will still bring you amazing sights which are breathtaking.

One thing to keep in mind is the price and quality factor. In the last part I gave you an example of a fast food chain and the pictures. Now if you website launch press release your first astronomy telescope for $100 or less, than realize that the quality of your first astronomy telescope will not satisfy your desire to see the universe.

Those first astronomy telescopes selling for less than $100 are great for looking at the moon, but will prove no use for any deep space viewing. The key to having the best first astronomy telescope is to recent press release sure your first astronomy telescope has a strong mount, otherwise the image will shake everywhere, and you will not see much.

The best option is to go for a $200+ planet telescope for your first astronomy telescope. The price determines quality with planet telescopes whether it is your first time planet format for press release or you are a seasoned planet telescope user. And the most important parts that need quality is the planet telescope mount, planet telescope lens, and planet telescope mirror.

The main items to look at when buying a planet telescope are the two numbers that will tell you how well it is expected to work. For a great first astronomy telescope, a listing of 20X50 is about average. company press release means the magnification will equal 20 times what you see with your eyes and the 50 is the width of the length, which is what determines how much light is gathered. The more light the better the image will be visible in the dark and for astronomy, all star gazing is typically done after dark.

A lot of the cheap planet telescopes try to sell you on fancy gadgets. They look good to have on your new first astronomy telescope, but the truth is that these kind of features will be of no use. Consider on a $100 first astronomy telescope that comes with loads of fancy gadgets, most of the money press release info on those features. All you need to get started in astronomy with a first astronomy telescope is to make sure more of your money goes on the planet telescope mirror, planet telescope mount, and planet telescope lenses.


123 posted on 12/28/2008 3:34:05 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/_______Profile finally updated Saturday, December 6, 2008 !!!)
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Digital Blasphemy, my favorite online digital art site, has some very nice freebies, most of them appear to be pretty new. I hadn't checked in a few months, really since before Christmas I guess. Also worth seeing on the DB site is the guest gallery, which has more stuff (not by Ryan Bliss) and generally the pointers to the originating sites.
Digital Blasphemy Free 3D Wallpapers
I only bring it up because there are usually some cool sci-fi type images of imaginary planets, or imaginated (?) scenes from known but unexplored bodies in our own Solar System. Anyway, enjoy!
124 posted on 03/11/2009 7:22:02 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/____________________ Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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Catalog of Exoplanets -- The Planetary Society

125 posted on 03/26/2009 7:16:51 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/____________________ Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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GRAS is granting FREE World-Wide Access to Australia's G13, a Ground-Based, Hubble Space-Like Telescope System. Those that take advantage of this FREE offer will be able to take personal control of the telescope system and capture their own deep space images. Color jpg images will be returned to their respective email addresses.

126 posted on 03/26/2009 7:20:02 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/____________________ Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: SunkenCiv

Enough of this Planet X stuff! Time to move on to Planet Y


127 posted on 06/27/2010 3:23:08 PM PDT by Valin
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To: Valin

Probably so, and that’s as far as is necessary, Planet Z is already controlled by the Dutch.


128 posted on 06/28/2010 5:08:27 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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Hi — I’ve just gone through all the ping lists (just finished that process) to clean out the ex-FReepers. In that connection, I’ve removed you from the X-Planets ping list.


129 posted on 03/28/2011 5:44:06 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Thanks Cincinna for this link -- http://www.friendsofitamar.org)
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Uranus keyword, with some obvious deletions:
130 posted on 06/30/2012 2:07:21 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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Thomas Van Flandern, Tom Van Flandern, TVF, and Van Flandern keywords, duplicates out, sorted:
131 posted on 06/30/2012 2:09:26 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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