[amsat-bb] Re: Can we get them to fix AO-40 first then?

Rocky Jones orbitjet at hotmail.com
Wed Oct 14 19:43:03 PDT 2009

I bet that is not enough resolution

Robert WB5MZO

> From: samudra.haque at gmail.com
> Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2009 22:39:42 -0400
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Re: Can we get them to fix AO-40 first then?
> To: orbitjet at hotmail.com
> CC: mat_62 at netcommander.com; amsat-bb at amsat.org
> There is no need for any specialised photo intelligence assets, simple
> telescopes with enough F/D and gain will do, there are many amateur
> astronomers who have imaged craters on the moon (e.g.., google
> astrophotography) also see
> http://www.footootjes.nl/Astrophotography_Lunar/Astrophotography_Lunar.html
> Question is do we have any amateur astronomer who is also amsat enthusiast ?
> On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 10:29 PM, Rocky Jones <orbitjet at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > The "national intellegence assets" which would be needed to get an image of
> > AO-40 that "showed things" are probably there...but if you see the pictures
> > they have to kill you (grin).
> >
> > I know amateurs who have imaged -40 and done so enough to measure the light
> > curve from it.
> >
> Hope to hear from them if they are on the list..
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