According to the Cornell Web Site, "The main telescope at Fuertes is a 12" refractor, with a mechanical tracking mechanism that is operated by weights, like a grandfather's clock."
I haven't been through the building to see it yet, but it's open to the public on clear Friday Nights. See the web site for more details.
- I need a good set of gloves that keep my hands warm, and allow me to change the settings on my camera. If the gloves are to thick, it's difficult to change the setting. It's very easy to accidentally push the wrong button. If they are to thin, my hands don't stay very warm.
- I was very disappointed in some of the photos that I ordered online prints. I just ordered a new printer so that I can more easily control, and see the effects of what I'm printing.