"Professor Goddard does not know the relation between action and reaction and the need to have something better than a vacuum against which to react. He seems to lack the basic knowledge ladled out daily in high schools."
--1921 New York Times editorial about Robert Goddard's revolutionary rocket work.

"Correction: It is now definitely established that a rocket can function in a vacuum. The 'Times' regrets the error."
NY Times, July 1969.

— New York Times


Jupiter at 1:00 am this morning. Now that the southern equatorial belt is missing, the red spot really stands out.

Imaged through 5" refractor @ f-14 rgb filters.


Yes indeed. This is a

Yes indeed. This is a fantastic shot.

5" refractor ?

5" ?
What Nx Barlow did u use?
What was the 'final' focal length?

Tak TOA-130(f7.7 1,000mm

Tak TOA-130(f7.7 1,000mm fl)+Meade2X barlow for a total fl of 2,000mm.
Starlight Xpress sxvh916 300 exposure each in Red, Green and Blue filters combined in maxim.