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Eyepiece Parameters and Aberrations
ESSAY: Eyepiece Parameters and Aberrations
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Eyepiece parameters, design, and aberrations explained simply.
Newtonian Collimation v.4
ESSAY: Newtonian Collimation v.4
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Newtonian telescope collimation explained, step-by-step, illustrated.
Laser Newtonian Collimation
ESSAY: Laser Collimation
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Laser Collimation Procedure Explained Simply
DSO Visibility Index
ESSAY: DSO Visibility Index
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DSO Visibility Index Creation Problems Explained
Seeing and Transparency Explained
ESSAY: Seeing and Transparency
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Seeing and Transparency Explained
Laptop Golden Rules for Astronomical use
ESSAY: Laptop Golden Rules
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Laptop Golden Rules for using a laptop in the field
500 Best Deep-Sky objects for the Beginner
ESSAY: 500 Best DSO objects
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500 Best Deep-Sky Objects List for Observers
Observing Log Template
ESSAY: Observing Log Template
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Telescope Observing Log Template for Field Use.
THE THREE "C"s OF OBSERVING
ESSAY: THE THREE "C"s OF OBSERVING
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THE THREE "C"s OF OBSERVING: MAXIMIZING YOUR OBSERVING SUCCESS
The 1X / 2X / 3X Magnification Protocol in Eyepiece Choice
ESSAY: The 1X / 2X / 3X Magnification Protocol in Eyepiece Choice
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The 1X / 2X / 3X Magnification Protocol in Eyepiece Choice
Choosing Nebula Filters, Differences Explained
ESSAY: Choosing a Nebula Filter
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How to choose a nebula filter and how they work, explained in simple language.  These are the most important advancement in filters for the astronomer in the last 400 years, w/enhancement of the visibility of nebulae, even in the smallest of scopes.
Contrast in Eyepieces
ESSAY: CONTRAST IN EYEPIECES
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CONTRAST IN EYEPIECES--How we define it, how it's created, and how to enhance it.
   
 
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