Moving to Galaxy Country

Clark, Tom
September 2009
Amateur Astronomy Magazine;Fall2009, Issue 63, p44
The article details the construction of John Novak's observatory in Chiefland, Florida. According to the author, Novak's observatory used to be located in Brooksville, but the area was soon filled with neighbors which inevitably resulted in higher levels of light pollution that makes it harder to view the skies. At the Chiefland observatory, Novak placed his 36" Newtonian telescope in a pit surrounded by a raised floor, while the 25" telescope will be at the higher part of the building.


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