20774Re: [tmboptical] TMB News - LZOS
- Dec 2, 2004Thomas, & List,
I think a first indication of the sharpness and overall quality of my 175
f/8 TMB can be seen in this image:
http://astrid.astrolab.be/jsp/zoek.jsp?arg=HP6X9764 (left is the original
image, right is the processed image). This Moon image was made on November
20th, 2004. The set of 2 images do also shw how much there is to be gained
from digital processing.
Click on the T-symbol you find below each preview to obtain more technical
At 07:22 2/12/2004, you wrote:
>The lost lens shipment finally turned up, after talking[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>with my customs clearance agent for half the afternoon.
>She had to trace every stop from Russia (we don't do it
>this way normally, Markus ships the lenses from Germany),
>and it normally takes 7 to 9 days from Germany to Cleveland,
>but it has been 16 days already, and I have to tell you I
>was really starting to worry (Bob's 7" and Tim's 9" lens
>is in this shipment, among other TMB lenses).
>She could not say when they will be able to load the
>truck and get the shipment to my shop, but I will try
>and find out tomorrow. If something can go wrong, it
>probably will. One good thing is that LZOS double wood
>crates the lenses, and with an oversized outer box,
>and special packing material, I have no worries about
>shipping damage. My problem will be getting that monster
>crate off the truck!
>BTW, where is everybody? I know Tim is at work, working
>16 hour days, and Norm is going to the hospital (I hope
>you feel better Norm), so they can't post.
>Jim and all other imagers, the Moon is in a great position
>for imaging, so let's see some images, if you have the skies
>and time for it. Thanks.
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