I just was watching an old "Flash Gordon" thriller on videotape (starring Buster Crabbe)... The first episode opens with shots of two astronomers (one was "Professor Gordon", Buck's father) viewing a "wild planet on a collision course with the Earth"... using an eyepiece at the back-end, Cassegrain focus of the Mt. Wilson 60 inch! This included a brief shot of the 60 inch in its dome... The scene with the two astronomers appears to have been actually filmed with the 60 inch in the dome... Gene (17250) Gene A Lucas wrote: > The topic of observing with the Mt. Wilson 60 inch came up recently (I > have lost the link to the memo along with my crashed HD...) > Here is a web page that describes visual observing with the 60 inch, > with eyepiece recommendations: > http://www.chara.gsu.edu/CHARA/MtW/60inVisitorInfo.html > http://www.chara.gsu.edu/CHARA/MtW/AdvancedAmateurInfo.pdf > > Gene Lucas > (17250) > -- > See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please > send personal replies to the author, not the list. > > > -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.