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Post by Chicago Astronomer Joe on Dec 14, 2011 2:01:27 GMT -6
"Thor" has a decent Telescope C14
I finally got around to viewing "Thor" the film and came across a nice surprise.
Usually, directors are clueless on telescopes, setting up some amateur-grade scope in the background and attempt to pass it off as a scientist's serious instrument of choice. But while watching a scene in Jane's lab...I catch a scope. Now, I always pay attention to scopes and had to pause it...
Well damn...there's a handsome scope. And it looked like a Celestron C14...
It's the newer grey aluminum tube with orange highlights, but the finder scopes seems to have been relocated. The mount looks like a CGEM-DX mount & Tripod...
The tripod bracing and orange feet points to the type.
Kudos to the director for setting up a decent sized scope in this film....
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