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Sunday, December 29, 2019
What does an amature astronomer first do with a new telescope?
Point it at out the window and see if he can see anything, of course. In my case, I used it topeer at the neighbor's much studied chimney. It's much studied because I frequently use it to test new astro-gadgets and align the optical paths of anything that needs aligned.
So, technically, first light on the new telescope came from the neighbor's chimney.
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