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Nimoy came to town in the 80's when he was the guest of honor at a con sponsored by the WWU sci-fi club in Bellingham, WA. #LLAP
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"I also didn't wrote  half the stuff people say I did" A. Einstein, Annalen der Physik, vol. 17, no 6,‎ 1905
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Yes!  1.3 million is by volume.  Somewhere around 9.5x10^5 for intact spheres if I recall correctly...
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RIP Donald Parker
Donald Parker, a planetary imaging pioneer, passed away in Miami, Florida on February 22, 2015.
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My first car was a white 1964 Barracuda. I was pretty proud of it. I suppose having my own car at age 16 helped me develop a proper sense of responsibility and independence. Those things are import...
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Happy Birthday Mr Copernicus.
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Plz check the chart before calling the planetarium.
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If you are simply curious, then why do you oppose the position that the artifact is unidentifiable? You say you want to know what it is, but are hostile to those suggesting we don't have enough information.

You have not, but another image in that album is stated to have been produced using an led and shaking.

While I initially misunderstood your position, my apologies (I missed a single comment you made), my response remains that there is not enough to go on to explain or identify the artifact in question. We need more.

Why is my position troubling you?
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Plain talk about telescopes. Snarky attitude sold separately.
Have you ever discovered a telescope eyepiece in the pocket of your pajamas? Have you ever measured your roof for a dome? Do you know how to pronounce Cassiopeia? If so, you may have wondered, "is ...
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Cool, thanks for the explanation. I wondered about the lack of diminishing size. I thought it was something like modern telescopes. Isn't most of the refraction done inside the scope itself on those?
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Hi. My name is Brad and I'm an astroholic. Carpe Noctem.
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Brad Snowder is an astronomer and a graduate of WWU with a bachelor of science degree in Physics with minors in astronomy and math, and with a master's degree in Science Education. He holds the Astronomical League's certificates for the Herschel 400 (cert. #89) and the Messier (cert. #737) deep sky observing programs.

Brad is an astronomy instructor at WWU and Whatcom Community College. In the past he has also taught astronomy courses for Skagit Valley College and for Northwest Indian College.

Being part Choctaw Indian, Brad has long had a special interest in preserving American Indian and other cultural starlore.
 
Brad has managed the WWU Planetarium since 1995.

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I can moonwalk backwards.
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    B.S. Physics
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    MEd. Science Education
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Western Washington University Planetarium
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