Archive for April, 2008


Saturday, April 26th, 2008

Since it is galaxy season, and due to the fact that narrow band filters really don’t do a thing for galaxies, I’ve decided to try capturing some variable stars. The don’t make very interesting images, but they do make interesting graphs once the images are reduced to photometric data and plotted. The first one up […]

It’s Dead, Jim

Friday, April 4th, 2008

This is what failed: A simple microswitch for detecting when the water collector is pulled out of the dehumidifier. It is the second microswitch in a consumer device I own that has recently failed. Someone should be spending an extra ten cents on a slightly better grade of microswitch.