n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Green laser pointer - why every astronomer should have one

Volume 65, Issue 5_6
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



Extracted from text ... mnassa vol 65 nos 5 & 6 80 test report A green laser pointer - why every astronomer should have one Willie Koorts One of the latest gadgets rapidly entering the astronomy world is the green laser pointer. Once you have one, it is amazing how many uses you find for it and soon you wonder how you ever managed without one. The most obvious use is to point out celestial objects in the night sky, but other useful applications include telescope polar alignment, as a finder and an aid with astrophotography. Why green? For use as a ..

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