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    Re: Forks Lunar Scopes
    From: Alexandre Eremenko
    Date: 2005 Feb 14, 10:57 -0500

    Joel:
    
    On Mon, 14 Feb 2005, Yourname Here wrote:
    
    > As a side thought, I wonder if someone has not tried
    > adding cross hairs directly in front of a scope's objective lens? That
    > should be fairly easy to do.
    
    But this will not work.
    Just take any scope and hold a wire in front of the
    objective lens. You will not see this wire through the scope.
    
    The only place to put the wire is in the FOCUS of the
    objective lens. In Galileo scope this focus is behind your eye:-)
    
    > BTW, most of the people I come in contact with
    > don't know the Cyrillic alphabet. The label on the SNO-T sextant case is
    > marked CHO-T. Hence, I will always refer to that model as it is tagged,
    > CHO-T.
    
    I think this rule is not rational because you cannot
    stick to it consistently. It is just an accident that Cyrillic
    letters C, H, O and T look like some Latin letters.
    But what will you do if you encounter a Cyrillic letter which
    has no Latin counterpart? Look, for example at the letter
    "SHCH" on the arm of your SNO-M sextants:-)
    
    Alex.
    
    
    

       
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