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  •  My own experiences aren't quite that storied. (1+ / 0-)
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    Lorinda Pike

    I just got hooked on the $5,000 reflectors my community college had, and was able to look directly at planets and see large-scale features on them.  Saturn was weird for me too - you see the rings and everything.  The toy refractors I'd had up to that point became completely useless to me - they could only resolve blurry dots with the vaguest hint of a disk.  Figured after that I might as well just stick to looking at probes images in magazines and websites.

    But it had been great growing up with Hubble and Galileo mission imagery, and Cassini is still producing the most awesome planetary images in the history of space exploration.  Just two more years and we'll get to see Ceres and Pluto up close and personal.

    Pour yourself into the future.

    by Troubadour on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 07:41:05 PM PST

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