* AL LAMPERTI has been going deep since 1985 when he acquired his first light bucket
. He and other members of the Delaware Valley Amateur Astronomers developed the AGN Observing Program for the Astronomical League.
The Kepler observatory's single instrument is a very sensitive photometer -- "a big light bucket
," as NASA researcher Martin Still describes it -- that would be overwhelmed by the light of the sun.
At meetings, members view the stars through the society's powerful 15-inch Dobsonian reflector telescope - a "light bucket
" telescope - and watch NASA and space-related videos, among other activities.
Today my Dobsonian light bucket
delivers the Whirlpool of my dreams.
Kiruna's ore is of a constant Fe content so using a production monitoring system as part of the automation package would immediately show light bucket
Astrosat joins several other X-ray observatories already in orbit: Chandra makes out fine details in low-energy X-ray images, NuSTAR brings high-energy X-rays into sharp focus, Swift monitors the sky for distant explosions bright in X-rays and gamma rays, and ESA's XMM-Newton is a light bucket
for low-energy X-rays.
Herschel kicks the light bucket
. On April 29th the largest infrared space telescope yet launched ran out of cryogenic coolant, permanently ending its science operations.
The scope is far more than just a big light bucket
, and it's a real joy to use it for observing planetary detail.
The 72-inch (1.8-meter) "light bucket
" telescope, and its unique high-speed receivers, could detect laser pulses made by our own current technology from as far as several thousand light-years.
Many of the featured objects are familiar showpieces requiring just binoculars or a small refractor; a few are obscure challenges for an experienced observer with a 12-inch or larger light bucket
. The brief descriptions have a conversational tone and flow smoothly with a nice balance of elegance and warmth.
Impatient with the lingering twilight, I grabbed a 220x eyepiece and aimed my light bucket
at the Beehive.
From NGC 6886, I pushed my light bucket
another 2[degrees] eastward to snare NGC 6905 (20h 22.4m, +20[degrees] 06').
a very large Dobsonian-mounted telescope syn: light bucket
Rearward, LED halo lights have been installed in the original tail light buckets
Bartlett: $3 Miller/Coors Light 20-ounce jumbo drafts, $14 Miller/Coors Light buckets
, $5 Absolut Bloody Mary, $5 jumbo Long Island Ice Tea