robert casey wrote:
> Also heard that the scope Galileo had was a real POS, and he would have
> loved to have gotten his hands on one of our Christmas gift trash scopes
> from WalMart. Even though those are POS's, they'd better his POS...
As I understand it, it wasn't the execution so much as the design. It
had inherent aberrations, but the scopes he produced performed about as
well as a modern example of the same design would. There was a recent
article in Sky and Telescope or Night Sky about this.
Brian Tung <brian@xxxxxxx>
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