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A 8" f/1.0 Schmidt from Porter at Palomar in 1952

Hi,In reading some old issues of NG, I found in the February 1952 issue page 249 an intriguing and rare picture showing not only some famous people (Hubble, DuBridge and Bowen) but also a 8" Schmidt…Continue

Tags: schmidt, porter, telescope, Palomar, Hubble

Started Jul 9, 2014

Look for Celestron ads in the magazine between 1970-1980 ?
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Hi,Fan of astronomy, if my memory is correct, when I was kid the National Geographic magazine published between say 1970 or more probably 1974 and maybe 1980 some advertisings for Celestron…Continue

Tags: magazine, celestron, advertising, ads

Started this discussion. Last reply by Melvin L. De Vilbiss Jul 7, 2014.

List of NG magazines dealing with astronomy and astronautics since 1890
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Hi,I listed on my web all National Geographic magazines dealing with astronomy and astronautics since 1928 but 'd like to extend it to the beginning, by 1890. Currently I have gathered ~100 issues…Continue

Tags: inventory, magazine, list, astronomy, astronautics

Started this discussion. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson May 23, 2016.

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Thierry Lombry left a comment for Scott T. Shier
"Hi Scott, With the time shift with Europe, I am not often on the Corner but you can also find me on facebook https://www.facebook.com/luxorion.sky Regards, Thierry"
Feb 11
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1490 February 2017

"I presume that the marketing think that a subscriber does no more need to be attracted as he paid his subscription, while the general public shows potentially a larger diversity of cultures. Consequently, he can be attracted if he is seducted by a…"
Feb 10
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1490 February 2017

"Can you tell me for how long NG has created 2 US versions, one for subscriptors (so only sent by mails) and another one for bookshops ? Is it well what you mean ? What is the benefit of creating two cover ? I do not see any, on the contrary."
Feb 3
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1490 February 2017

"Hi, Is it the same issue as #1702 below also so-called "US issue Feb 2017 that I can pruchase in Be or Lux ?"
Feb 3
George Thomas Wilson replied to Thierry Lombry's discussion List of NG magazines dealing with astronomy and astronautics since 1890
"Thierry, I'm not sure you are interested in this item, but on page 14 of the June 2016 issue there is article about a star chart on a cup from Halai Greece in 600 B.C. Tom"
May 23, 2016
Thierry Lombry replied to Thierry Lombry's discussion List of NG magazines dealing with astronomy and astronautics since 1890
"OK I didn't miss much ;-) Thanks Tom."
Apr 25, 2016
George Thomas Wilson replied to Thierry Lombry's discussion List of NG magazines dealing with astronomy and astronautics since 1890
"Thierry, None of those issues have a space-related article in them, however the November 2015 issue has a photo of a Saturn I model being tested in a wind tunnel circa 1960's on page 69; and a photo of the earth from lunar orbit on page 160. I…"
Apr 25, 2016
Thierry Lombry replied to Thierry Lombry's discussion List of NG magazines dealing with astronomy and astronautics since 1890
"Hi all, Again, I would like to know if there are NG issues including some pages dealing with astronomy or astronautics released between August 2015 and April 2016 ? A short list 'd be appreciated. I haven't find any in bookshop but I only…"
Apr 25, 2016
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Curvature of the Earth pictured by Explorer May 1936

"Pictured by Albert Stevens from Army Air Corps photography lab at Wright Field, Ohio. Read details of his mission at http://www.geog.ucsb.edu/~jeff/115a/history/albertwstevens.html"
Aug 24, 2015
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Apr 12, 2015
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N.G.S. Globes, Decor, { & "Pictorial Geography series" sets}

Share your photos or memories of the vintage (or newer) globes released since the 1960's.  Also, the Pictorial Geography series (circa 1916-1922) can be discussed and reviewed here.Join in, as we look back at scenes from every land, and view the globe in interesting ways.* also, these items can be discussed: Wall Map Cabinets,non-supplement pictorials and sheet sets,prints of photos from books avail. to buyers,N.G.S. sponsored furniture,posters, Wall Murals, etc.See More
Apr 5, 2015
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Special Issues (United Kingdom)

"Hi, Do you know since what date NGS splitted the US and UK editions ? (probably before 1999, but I have no accurate date). Tks Thierry"
Apr 3, 2015
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Sounds & Music of the Society ~ music, audio, soundtracks, LP's ...

This group can provide a specific place to discuss all things related to LP's (both LP + cassette), sound sheets, audio soundtracks (cd's, etc.), and of course, the NG theme!Some of the music/sounds from NGS:Sounds of the World album series,American Adventure Recording(s) series,the "Destination" cd series, & "World Explorer" cd series,the 3 mini/flexi LP 'sound sheets' in NGM,bird sounds flexi-LP's that were issued w/ various books of/about birds,music or narrative tracks released apart of…See More
Apr 3, 2015
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Hubble and his colleagues at Palomar with a 8" f/1.0 Schmidt

"thanks for the share! Edwin Hubble and the telescope are especially a fave of mine."
Aug 19, 2014

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At 1:15am on April 12, 2015, Scott T. Shier said…

Hi Thierry, welcome to the Groups you've recently joined. We are happy to have you. 

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