Re: Optical Instruments

From: Tom Wagner (
Date: Sun Aug 25 2002 - 04:01:37 EDT

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    At the following site is an example of what can be done with imaging of the
    ISS through a telescope tracked manually. The scope even had a 9.25 inch
    aperture. See:
    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Tony Beresford" <>
    To: "Robert Schuette" <>
    Cc: <>
    Sent: Sunday, August 25, 2002 2:37 AM
    Subject: Re: Optical Instruments
    If you look closely at the specs, I think you will find ETX telescopes cant
    slew fast enough to track close passes of the ISS and other objects in
    > similar or lower orbits. I dont know whether you can use such telescopes
    > purely manually.
    > Tony Beresford
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