Meade Spectroheliograph

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Meade Spectroheliograph

Post by Merlin66 » Wed Apr 09, 2014 7:23 am

http://www.google.com/patents/US7209229

Hmmmm
Wonder what they are doing with this.
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Re: Meade Spectroheliograph

Post by swisswalter » Wed Apr 09, 2014 5:15 pm

Hi Ken

thank you for digging that out
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Post by marktownley » Wed Apr 09, 2014 9:00 pm

Interesting.

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Re: Meade Spectroheliograph

Post by Merlin66 » Wed Apr 09, 2014 9:15 pm

Bear in mind that the concept was already in the Public Domain courtesy of the work of Daneil Defourneau........
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Re: Meade Spectroheliograph

Post by swisswalter » Wed Apr 09, 2014 9:29 pm

Hi Ken

so they do not have a real chance to get a granted patent
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Re: Meade Spectroheliograph

Post by Merlin66 » Wed Apr 09, 2014 9:33 pm

Hmmmm
Anything is possible in the US.
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Re: Meade Spectroheliograph

Post by Merlin66 » Tue Jan 27, 2015 5:33 am

Hmmm
Nothing seems to have been done with this Patent.
There's no evidence that it was transferred by Meade to the new owners Sunny.
(They did transfer the PST/ etalon patents!)
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