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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 Thierry Lombry Feb 16, 2019.

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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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