Re: re satellite tracking

Date: Thu Feb 03 2000 - 21:04:01 PST

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    George, Marple wrote:
    > I intend to build a 6" f/8 reflector with a dobsonion mount-manually
    > controlled-ie by hand!-would this equipment be ok for tracking
    > satellites and - hopefully - to record positional observations-or
    > should I be looking for a larger aperture scope-budget is my main
    > driver in this!
    You don't need larger. Probably don't even need scope. Most
    obs are made with binoculars. Try them before getting a scope.
    Jay Respler
       Satellite Tracker * Early Typewriter Collector
               Freehold, New Jersey
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