Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2015/10/21

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Subject: [Leica] Stargazing two ways
From: leica_r8 at (Aram Langhans)
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2015 15:58:54 -0700

Just outside Socorro, New Mexico, is the Very Large Array.  We were lucky
that they were in the "D" configuration.  That means the 27 radiotelescopes
were bunched close together around the visitors center.  This is when they
are looking for lower resolution overall structure images.  The "A"
configuration is when they are spread out with  each arm being 13 miles.
You would get to see very few of them close enough to the visitors center to


More info: 


And just down the road is a nice campground, where I found a couple from
Switzerland enjoying the stars by a campfire.

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Comments welcome.





Aram Langhans

(Semi) Retired  Science Teacher
& Unemployed photographer
"The Human Genome Project has proved Darwin more right than Darwin himself
would ever have dared dream."   James D. Watson


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