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About Airplanes & Rockets

Kirt Blattenberger, Webmaster - Airplanes and Rockets

Kirt Blattenberger

BSEE - KB3UON

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Carpe Diem! (Seize the Day!)

Even during the busiest times of my life I have endeavored to maintain some form of model building activity. This site has been created to help me chronicle my journey through a lifelong involvement in model aviation, which all began in Mayo, MD ...

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My Main Modeling Websites

Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) - Airplanes and RocketsAcademy of Model Aeronautics

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Tower Hobbies

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Horizon Hobby

Sig Manufacturing - Airplanes and Rockets

Sig Mfg

Brodak Manufacturing - Airplanes and Rockets

Brodak Mfg

Moon Craters - Registax Enhanced

This is the first really good image made using the Celestron NexImage camera and my NexStar 8 SE telescope. Registax version 2 was used for stacking the best images to produce this final version.

The date was October 7, 2011, and the moon was 10 days old, in its waxing gibbous phase.

Since taking this image, I have vastly improved both my picture-taking skills and also now have an electric focuser, which makes a huge difference in being able to get a good, sharp focus while watching the computer display.

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Moon Conjunction - March 26, 2012

 

 

Posted May 20, 2012