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Welcome!

Hello, Fotaun, and welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions. I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are some pages that you might find helpful:

I hope you enjoy editing here and being a Wikipedian! Please sign your messages on discussion pages using four tildes (~~~~); this will automatically insert your username and the date. If you need help, check out Wikipedia:Questions, ask me on my talk page, or ask your question on this page and then place {{helpme}} before the question. Again, welcome!   Will Beback  talk  21:11, 4 February 2009 (UTC)

PS: Thanks for your contribution to Palomar Observatory. There was already a list of other instruments, so I combined them.   Will Beback  talk  21:11, 4 February 2009 (UTC)
Thanks, glad to help. Fotaun (talk) 21:29, 4 February 2009 (UTC)

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Great Paris Telescope[edit]

I made some minor revisions to your edits re:The Great Paris Telescope. It was not a catadioptric system and is the largest refracting telescope (although not a very successful one). Catadioptric is a combination of lenses and mirrors to form the Image-forming optical system. The siderostat used in front of the objective of the The Great Paris Telescope was not used to form the image, it was used to aim the telescope. Fountains of Bryn Mawr (talk) 17:02, 16 February 2009 (UTC)

Thanks for explaining that, I hope we can bring this clarity of thought to more articles. Fotaun (talk) 16:04, 17 February 2009 (UTC)

Speedy deletion of LightBuckets[edit]

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Another user removed it because it was "..not an A7" Fotaun (talk) 16:42, 27 February 2009 (UTC)

You did me a big favour[edit]

creating that Earth's second moon article, as it has allowed me to keep the two hypothetical planet lists (the scientific and the non-scientific) separate. It could use a serious copyedit, but the content seems pretty solid. My only issue is that there really should be a disambig at the top pointing people to Lilith. I can tell you don't like that object much, but it's only fair to let people looking for Lilith know they're at the wrong article. Serendipodous 09:36, 1 March 2009 (UTC)

Thanks, at the moment related topics are mentioned in the "see also" section of that article. It is an interesting area, but in need of attention. Fotaun (talk) 16:19, 2 March 2009 (UTC)

Misterrogers[edit]

Um, why is that asteroid worthy of mention? Just out of curiosity. :-) Serendipodous 21:58, 6 March 2009 (UTC)

Due to its size, technically, though it was only after looking at Astronomical naming conventions. Fotaun (talk) 22:16, 6 March 2009 (UTC)

Sorry if I sounded snappy; I'm tired. I really do appreciate your help with this; I wouldn't have been able to carry on without someone to share the load. But I think we need to coordinate our efforts a bit. Right now there is little or no logic to how the list is being entered. I have been working towards a list of criteria that might be workable.

  • The Sun and planets
  • All known dwarf planets and dwarf planet candidates
  • all named moons
  • the 100 first asteroids and the largest of the rest
  • Objects of particular scientific or historical interest (comets, first centaurs, first KBOs NEAs etc)

What else do you think should be included? Serendipodous 22:20, 6 March 2009 (UTC)

Ideally, I would add objects based on whatever is the largest, and then the next largest, and so on. However, there is a big problem finding accurate data and images. The question I wonder about is, "what is the largest solar system object that is missing?" Fotaun (talk) 23:30, 6 March 2009 (UTC)

Your tenth planet move[edit]

was incomplete. The talk page for Tenth planet still links to Planets beyond Neptune. In truth I'm not sure it really needs its own disambig, particularly if "ninth planet" doesn't have one. And what is "eleventh planet"? Serendipodous 19:42, 7 March 2009 (UTC)

Its a work in progress... Fotaun (talk) 19:45, 7 March 2009 (UTC)

Your edits to Planet[edit]

left a lot to clean up. Many of your paragraph moves left a lot of information out of chronological order. I've given it a once-over but there are probably a lot of other inconsistencies I haven't found yet. Also, you made a mistake on your added planet tables: The ancient Greek names for the Sun and Moon were Helios and Selene, not Phoebos and Artemis. You're also going to need to cite the mediaeval spellings of the planets you used in the table. You've done a lot of good work but please be more careful. Serendipodous 17:58, 9 March 2009 (UTC)

That article needs a lot of work... Fotaun (talk) 18:10, 9 March 2009 (UTC)
Not according to the dozen or so people who passed it for its Featured Article review. If you feel it needs a lot of work, you can't make such a determination by yourself. You should discuss the matter with its principal editors first. Serendipodous 19:20, 9 March 2009 (UTC)
I think we have a failure to communicate. It is a very good article and it needs a lot of work. Fotaun (talk) 23:28, 9 March 2009 (UTC)

I'm going to bed now but[edit]

I thought you might want to look at this. Serendipodous 23:24, 9 March 2009 (UTC)

Thanks! Fotaun (talk) 23:28, 9 March 2009 (UTC)
You need to have a look at this page too. As you can see, the number of asteroids with radii of 50km+ does not significantly decrease until well into the 800s. We are never going to achieve a comprehensive list of objects down to 30 km, but we might be able, with the addition of the KBOs, to do so for objects down to 100 km. So we need to decide when to stop adding asteroids.Serendipodous 10:32, 10 March 2009 (UTC)
Active link for that PSI/IRAS data here. Fotaun (talk) 21:19, 23 March 2009 (UTC)

Thanks for your contributions[edit]

It is always good to see a new editor making many useful edits. I always wanted to write a "lost object" article and a "extinct comet" article, but I never got around to even stubbing the articles.

Should we add 1995 SN55 to lost asteroid (even though it is technically a centaur)? I think we should since it is a lost fairly large object. I see you have already added it to List of Solar System objects by size. -- Kheider (talk) 03:43, 14 March 2009 (UTC)

Thanks, glad to help. I added the lost centaur to both pages for the time being. Fotaun (talk) 03:54, 14 March 2009 (UTC)
In the opening line of the lost asteroid article we have "Most of these were rediscovered in 1980s and 1990s, and by 2003 none remained." Shouldn't we remove the "and by 2003 none remained" part? -- Kheider (talk) 16:04, 16 March 2009 (UTC)
Yes, I think that was just referring to a certain group of lost asteroids. Fotaun (talk) 17:10, 16 March 2009 (UTC)

I think we may be operating under different assumptions[edit]

My definition of "irregular" is "having too little mass for its gravity to round it into a spheroid shape." Your definition appears to be more general than that. The issue with the shape is whether or not, under certain circumstances, an object could qualify as a planet or dwarf planet. As such there is a certain mass point (usually defined as around 200 km radius) at which an object begins to round under its own gravity. Certain types of object, particularly warm icy objects, may assume that state more readily than others, so the precise boundary is not known, but below 100 km in radius, gravitational rounding is pretty much impossible. Serendipodous 19:15, 14 March 2009 (UTC)

I was not paying much attention to this category, but your analysis seems reasonable. Perhaps we could eventually use the shape category for smaller objects for something else, like length, width, & height dimensions. Fotaun (talk) 20:03, 14 March 2009 (UTC)

55576 Amycus[edit]

I edited your occultation data for 55576 Amycus because I think your reference is only a prediction of a low probability (Rank:0) event. It does not appear to be actual results? -- Kheider (talk) 12:23, 15 March 2009 (UTC)

It was being used as a citation in another article, but I misunderstood its nature. Fotaun (talk) 17:10, 16 March 2009 (UTC)

hamburgmuseum[edit]

Thank you for your article. I've done some copy edits to make it a little more an English wiki article acc to the Manual of Style. Nice work, more ;-) Thanks. -- Sebastian scha. (talk) 15:35, 15 March 2009 (UTC)

Yep, no problem. Fotaun (talk) 17:10, 16 March 2009 (UTC)

Pluto[edit]

You did a couple things that are not done at all on Wikipedia and should avoid in future.

First, you put "Pluto" in the subsection titles. Wikipedia style guides do not allow putting the title of the article into subsections, since it is seen as redundant.
Second, you put hatnotes at the bottom of sections. They belong on the top.

More individually, I think you over-section. There is no need to put a section over every single sentence. This is an article, not a list. Also, your placing dates in the subsection titles is confusing; "Discovery (1930)" implies that Pluto was discovered again at some other date. Your "Cultural History" section could be reintroduced, I think, but it needs to make a clear distinction between the science and the cultural issues. Planet X is a scientific issue and belongs up top.

Look, I'm sorry to come across as a jerk, but we're going to have to work together and it would be nice if you would discuss your changes before making them, particularly to featured articles.Serendipodous 08:30, 17 March 2009 (UTC)

I think you have some good feed back, and I intend to incorporate your suggestions. However, reverting was not appropriate, as most of the changes were small corrections. Fotaun (talk) 14:46, 17 March 2009 (UTC)


I have only had a quick look due to the number of changes, but I certainly did like including the discovery years in the moon table. I think it is always good to give the reader a quick perspective, ie: 1930, 1978, 2005. On the other hand Pluto was removed as a planet outright, I am not sure we want/need the word classical, when we say, "This definition excluded Pluto as a classical planet" in the lead. I think it only complicates the reading since dwarf planets are not planets. -- Kheider (talk) 15:33, 17 March 2009 (UTC)
On examination, the phrase "classical planet" has more implications then I realized. Fotaun (talk) 15:48, 17 March 2009 (UTC)

I've enjoyed working with you too. You've breathed life into some of my moribund projects, like the lists. But you need to learn Wiki-decorum. The kinds of radical edits you make are great for articles that are still under construction, like List of Solar System objects by size, but featured articles, like Planet and Pluto, have undergone years of editing and weeks of peer review by dozens of experienced editors and are deemed complete; to revise them as extensively as you have without prior discussion is considered extremely impolite, particularly to those people, like myself, who spent no small time and effort getting them to that level. You are perfectly free to disagree with a featured article's content and layout, but, unless your edits are reasonably minor, please confine your disagreements to the article's talk page until you have achieved consensus for alteration. Serendipodous 20:36, 23 March 2009 (UTC)

I think it is you who should have had a consensus for removing the LPI image, as it was the work of a professional science organization. Fotaun (talk) 20:55, 23 March 2009 (UTC)
I did not alter the article; you did. However reputable its source, that image was factually inaccurate and so did not belong on the page. Serendipodous 21:06, 23 March 2009 (UTC)
That is your opinion about the image; there is no source I can find that says the LSI image is "factually inaccurate". Fotaun (talk) 21:15, 23 March 2009 (UTC)

Earth's second moon[edit]

I see you removed the notability tag at this article without comment[2]. You should leave comment when removing such tags as to why you think they don't apply, or better yet, open discussion on it giving your opinion. I have re-instated the tag with comment on the talk page as to what the problems are. Fountains of Bryn Mawr (talk) 20:23, 17 March 2009 (UTC)

It was removed, because it did not meet the requirements you stated in your initial claims. Fotaun (talk) 20:34, 17 March 2009 (UTC)

DYK for Extinct comet[edit]

Updated DYK query On March 20, 2009, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Extinct comet, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page.

--Dravecky (talk) 09:50, 20 March 2009 (UTC)

Did you write the hook for this DYK? If so, I really enjoyed it. Nice job. Viriditas (talk) 13:06, 20 March 2009 (UTC)
I'm not sure, but that is great! Fotaun (talk) 16:57, 20 March 2009 (UTC)
No worries. I just found out that Hassocks5489 helped write the hook from the article you created. I'm going over to his talk page right now to thank him. Please feel free to join me over there. :) Viriditas (talk) 01:47, 21 March 2009 (UTC)
Good idea, see you there and thanks for stopping by! Fotaun (talk) 04:10, 21 March 2009 (UTC)

←Thanks for your message, Fotaun, and you're welcome—it was a well-cited and nicely written new article, hence ideal for Did You Know?. Hassocks5489 (tickets please!) 21:59, 22 March 2009 (UTC)

Ruslik[edit]

I noticed that you made a lot of edits to a few featured articles (Pluto and Titan (moon)). I appreciate your desire to improve them, however I noticed a few problems:

  1. When you add new references, you do not use citation templates and do not provide full information about the sources such as authors, publisher, dates etc. I want to point your attention that FA criteria (criterion 2c) requires consistent formatting of citations and references in featured articles as described in WP:CIT#How to format citations. So, may I ask you in the future to use citation templates and provide full information about sources that you cite?
  2. The are various style guidelines in Wikipedia. One of them is WP:LAYOUT, which in the section 'Section templates and summary style' explains where the hatnotes should be placed (immediately after the section heading). The FA criterion 2 actually says that featured articles should follow style guidelines. So the recent edit war on Titan (moon) article could have been avoided if you had familiarized yourself with W:LAYOUT before you started reverting.
  3. One of the FA criteria is actually 3e—the article should be stable and not subject to edit wars in order to remain featured (this also applies to Pluto).

So my conclusion is: featured articles should be edited cautiously with due regard to the FA criteria and WP:MOS. Edit wars should be avoided and controversial edits should be discussed on the talk page. This important because FA articles that do not satisfy the criteria may be lose their status. Regards, Ruslik (talk) 09:05, 27 March 2009 (UTC)

Thanks for the advice! Fotaun (talk) 12:59, 27 March 2009 (UTC)

List of largest optical reflecting telescopes[edit]

I noted on this articles talk page[3] the these changes[4] have made the article (list) contradict its title. Needs some cleanup. Fountains of Bryn Mawr (talk) 21:24, 6 April 2009 (UTC)

Thanks, I will check it out. Fotaun (talk) 13:11, 27 April 2009 (UTC)
I am not sure why you are continuing to make redundant lists, such as List of largest optical telescopes in the 20th century, or why you keep re-adding a list of small telescopes (Selected large telescopes below 1.9 m) to List of largest optical reflecting telescopes. Again that list is full of redundancies such as including space telescopes (there already is a List of space telescopes). You may want to have a look at List of optical telescopes (which again was a redundant list to List of largest optical reflecting telescopes) and see what already exists (at least what I have found). Fountains of Bryn Mawr (talk) 23:34, 4 August 2009 (UTC)
The main reason is to (hopefully) migrate to pages with less need for updating (and somewhat less redundancy). For example, the new 20th century telescopes page will not need updating with new telescopes. Fotaun (talk) 14:26, 5 August 2009 (UTC)
I would really suggest taking this to a project page. Lists are not for non-encyclopedic dumping or "overflow", parameter "Famous" is WP:NPOV, ant the list is "Optical telescopes", not just reflectors. (see also WP:Source list). Fountains of Bryn Mawr (talk) 12:55, 20 September 2009 (UTC)

Albert Bouwers and the Maksutov[edit]

I have cleaned up or reverted a whole series of edits you made on these relating articles. I think you are confusing Albert Bouwers invention of a meniscus telescope with him inventing the Maksutov telescope. They are two very different optical systems and a Maksutov telescope has a very distinct encyclopedic description. And you may want to avoid turning an article into a series of conflicting statements like you did here. Please use the telk pages. MrFloatingIP (talk) 02:58, 18 August 2009 (UTC)

The information comes from sources, and indeed the real world sources conflict about the issue. Fotaun (talk) 03:02, 18 August 2009 (UTC)
You are misreading the sources. Both Woodruff[5] and King[6] describe the invention of the meniscus corrector. Yes - Bouwers was an early inventor of the meniscus telescope, but the Maksutov telescope is a sub type of the meniscus telescope using an auto-chromatic corrector[7]. MrFloatingIP (talk) 03:26, 18 August 2009 (UTC)
I appreciate you taking the time to explain this sort of detail, and if you can believe it, I understand your line of thinking on this. However, this is a very technical viewpoint and other sources don't always reflect this. What the article needs, is just what you explained to me, and to explain that some don't believe this. Fotaun (talk) 03:31, 18 August 2009 (UTC)

hamburg-geo-small[edit]

Hi, do you know, that your 'small' template delete the articles in the stub category? I think, it's more important to list them there than to have a new nice colored thingi at the bottom of a page. Greetings. Sebastian scha. (talk) 19:36, 12 September 2009 (UTC)

Really it is for articles that have outgrown "stub", but they can be kept in the stub category with the new template anyway. Fotaun (talk) 19:44, 12 September 2009 (UTC)
Hi! Ok, it includes that category now, or it could be given a new category. Fotaun (talk) 19:56, 12 September 2009 (UTC)
I don't know if it is okay (by wiki guidelines) to create this kind of tag. I only noticed this because I try to watch Hamburg related articles and noticed that the stub category was deleted by your first version. Even to remove a 'not stub' article from the category is okay, if it's long enough. Sebastian scha. (talk) 20:07, 12 September 2009 (UTC)
Well the idea was to have something to migrate the Hamburg articles to when they are large enough, rather then have no tag at all. Perhaps "medium article" would be better so it is not so redundant. Fotaun (talk) 20:22, 12 September 2009 (UTC)
Hm, ah, I can follow your idea. Maybe somehing in the {{WP Germany}} template, sorting Hamburg task force or Wiki Project Hamburg articles by class, yes this would be nice. Sebastian scha. (talk) 09:20, 13 September 2009 (UTC)

DYK nomination[edit]

Hi. I've nominated List of manned mars mission plans in the 20th century, an article you worked on, for consideration to appear on the Main Page as part of Wikipedia:Did you know. You can see the hook for the article here, where you can improve it if you see fit. Bruce1eetalk 11:00, 23 September 2009 (UTC)

Thanks! The hook looks fine, though the article itself needs some improvement. Fotaun (talk) 12:40, 23 September 2009 (UTC)

List of space shuttle missions[edit]

I reverted your edit to List of space shuttle missions. I did this because it is pointless to have two lists of the same thing in one article. The list that was already there has lots of detail and in my opinion looks much better.--Navy blue84 (talk) 14:00, 23 September 2009 (UTC)

DYK for List of manned Mars mission plans in the 20th century[edit]

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{{Hamburg-small}}[edit]

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Thank you[edit]

and a happy New Year to you too- hope we can collaborate again soon. Serendipodous 18:50, 1 January 2010 (UTC)

Yea, thank you! Fotaun (talk) 14:26, 6 January 2010 (UTC)

Thank you Fotaun. It is always good to be appreciated. I often enjoy working on some of the lesser known solar system objects simply because I know that a lot of them will not get much coverage, and whatever info I track down about them will probably remain in the article for quite some time. I am glad to see that you still drop by Wikipedia from time to time. :) -- Kheider (talk) 07:52, 2 January 2010 (UTC)

Yea I hear you, there are a lot of solar system objects and they really need more coverage. Hopefully with Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, there will be a lot more new data on the smaller objects to compare with older IRAS and Spitzer figures. Fotaun (talk) 14:26, 6 January 2010 (UTC)

Optical Mechanics, Inc.[edit]

Just for the record: do you oppose replacing <references /> with {{Reflist}} in this article? --bender235 (talk) 20:58, 1 July 2010 (UTC)

Nope, I don't oppose. Fotaun (talk) 02:48, 21 July 2010 (UTC)

TTV and Wasp-3c[edit]

Hi, I would consider Wasp-3c to be a possible planetary candidate, not a planet, until it has been detected and confirmed, either photometrically or spectroscopically. The researchers themselves realise that this is just one interpretation that fits their limited data.

Cheers --Gmoney484 (talkcontribs) 07:23, 21 July 2010 (UTC)

Formatting[edit]

Thank you for your many contributions to Great refractor and other telescope-related articles. Please note my WP:MOS-related cleanup, removing spaces preceding <ref> or <ref name>. Per the convention or policy, the citation should immediately follow the preceding text or punctuation. Hertz1888 (talk) 17:21, 6 September 2010 (UTC)

Thanks for pointing this out and making the corrections. Fotaun (talk) 17:34, 6 September 2010 (UTC)

DYK for Craig telescope[edit]

The DYK project (nominate) 18:05, 13 September 2010 (UTC)

Opticians?[edit]

Hi all, sorry for a bit of a spam message to the editors who deal with these topics but I think I see something that needs changing across the board. If a reader follows the "Optician" link (or category link) in articles about optical designers they are told the subject was "a health care practitioner". That definition of Optician seems to follow reference, although there are some refs that seem to to imply that "Optician" was formally a name given to optical designers and doesn't mean that anymore, it now pretty much refers to the health care practitioner. I think we mean the people who design telescopes and other optical devices are optical engineers, not opticians. It looks to me like we need to change some links, defs, add some hatnotes, delete them out of Category:Opticians, and rewrite that cat def. Looking for input before I start that job. I left a note about this here if we want to generate a comment trail. Fountains of Bryn Mawr (talk) 15:45, 21 September 2010 (UTC)

Good work on trying to find defs and cleaning up the related articles. I did some more cleanup at Optician based on Wikipedia:GOOGLETEST. I keep hitting specific legal defs that are medical and regional, cited some. I noticed the list Scientific equipment optician, it seems to have no valid def and should probably be inter-linked or rolled into the Category:Optical engineers you created, or moved to List of optical engineers, my vote anyway ;). Fountains of Bryn Mawr (talk) 17:15, 13 October 2010 (UTC)
Thank you, I am glad you took note of the issue. Worlds collide here it seems.. what are we to to do? Hopefully it is better off then before. Fotaun (talk) 18:17, 13 October 2010 (UTC)

Quaoar[edit]

If you need help finding the formulae for calculating the various attributes, you can find them on my userpage. Serendipodous 00:21, 23 October 2010 (UTC)

Ok, thanks for filling in the figures. Fotaun (talk) 14:17, 26 October 2010 (UTC)
Do realise Fotaun that someone will have to find outside sources for all of your added information? The previous pattern of our relationship suggests that someone will be me, and I REALLY don't want to do it. This list is meant to be considered for FL; it can't be as long as most of its information is unsourced. Serendipodous 23:07, 27 October 2010 (UTC)
I agree the page needs a great deal of sources, and I have added what I can. I seriously hope that the task does not fall to you, because I think your time is better spent elsewhere and the quantity of work is immense. At a minimum, we should for wait new, more accurate figures for diameter. Fotaun (talk) 23:15, 27 October 2010 (UTC)

Maintenance tags[edit]

Please do not move cleanup maintenance tags to the bottom of the article. As per consensus, the Manual of Style, and long-standing practice on Wikipedia is to have them at the very top. -- œ 00:47, 9 November 2010 (UTC)

Your deletion[edit]

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Cygnus Loop[edit]

Your Facts on File reference is simply incorrect, as recourse to a good star atlas or any of the several online databases will show. I've already corrected Veil Nebula. I propose to revert your edits to Cygnus Loop, as the previous version is more accurate. -- Elphion (talk) 22:54, 29 November 2010 (UTC)

Yes, feel free to add sources and corrections as you see fit. Fotaun (talk) 22:56, 29 November 2010 (UTC)
Also, thank you for editing nebula articles. Fotaun (talk) 23:15, 29 November 2010 (UTC)

Pioneer 10 article[edit]

You're certainly welcome to edit the Pioneer 10 article all you wish but I wanted to let you know I am currently in the process of standardizing all of the unmanned space craft pages. Many of your edits are straying greatly from this standardized form, which is partially adapted from press briefings the NASA delivers. See my user page for more details about the standardization. --Xession (talk) 20:05, 7 February 2011 (UTC)

Well, thank you for working on the unmanned space craft pages. Fotaun (talk) 16:06, 11 February 2011 (UTC)

February 2011[edit]

Thank you for your contributions to Wikipedia. Before saving your changes to an article, please provide an edit summary, which you forgot to do before saving your recent edit to Space shuttle. Doing so helps everyone understand the intention of your edit (and prevents legitimate edits from being mistaken for vandalism). It is also helpful to users reading the edit history of the page. Thank you. Nat682 (talk) 05:27, 11 February 2011 (UTC)

I was content to leave "Orbiter vehicle: add-ons" and "Orbiter vehicle" as my edit summaries. Fotaun (talk) 16:06, 11 February 2011 (UTC)

List of Solar System objects by size[edit]

I've discovered a strange-looking ref which you had added in this edit. Was that a mistake? Even the names of the authors are distorted. --Florian Blaschke (talk) 01:52, 28 February 2011 (UTC)

Thanks for stopping by; no it is not a mistake but it does have a formatting error. Cross-reference here. Fotaun (talk) 16:05, 28 February 2011 (UTC)
Obviously I wasn't trying to suggest that the addition of the ref itself was a mistake, but its distorted look. Thanks for the cross-reference. Why don't you add the link and convert the ref to conform to the Wikipedia standard? --Florian Blaschke (talk) 17:36, 28 February 2011 (UTC)
Ok, I made some improvements. Fotaun (talk) 20:57, 5 March 2011 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Unbitrium[edit]

Despite your attempts to save the article, it was redirected to extended periodic table. I was a bit too late to mention about the continuity of articles, but I think that with Template:Compact extended periodic table, we can do quite a bit of article-hopping (even from hydrogen to unbihexium, if one so wishes). Lanthanum-138 (talk) 10:33, 14 March 2011 (UTC)

Well if you want to restart it, there are some sources out there that discuss its theoretical properties. Fotaun (talk) 18:20, 14 March 2011 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of List of launch vehicle plans[edit]

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Phobos monolith[edit]

There's a troublesome image at Talk:Phobos_monolith, which you seem to have some knowledge of. Could you comment? Thanks, Hyarmendacil (talk) 03:12, 1 February 2012 (UTC)

Yeah, sure. Thanks for stopping by.Fotaun (talk) 03:14, 1 February 2012 (UTC)

Uranus revert[edit]

I reverted your edit because the reference you used was invalid; see here. I didn't really look at the specifics other than that the page was broken. Tycho Magnetic Anomaly-1 (talk) 22:54, 22 March 2012 (UTC)

No problem, the reference was left out by mistake. I will return it with that source. Fotaun (talk) 23:20, 22 March 2012 (UTC)

Exomars Rover[edit]

I like your new article, but most of the material will be outdated in a few weeks after the Roskosmos Esa talks about the future of the mission and the reorganization of the Pasteur-payload. Good Luck! --Stone (talk) 21:22, 2 April 2012 (UTC)

Thanks, it is a credit to the many contributors of that article. If the present is the future's history, it should reflect that. Fotaun (talk) 15:33, 3 April 2012 (UTC)

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A barnstar for you![edit]

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Thanks Battery! It has been a lot a fun! Fotaun (talk) 18:24, 7 August 2012 (UTC)

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Template:Mars spacecraft‎ italics[edit]

I should dislike to challenge your edit to Template:Mars spacecraft, but I don't understand why you removed the italic text, representing mission failures. Is the usage of this italic text a deviation from the manual of style (not rhetorical - I actually don't know)? I just don't see how the removal of these italics was an improvement, sorry. Could you please explain.

On another note, fine job with the rest. Changing the image of Mars, to images of Mars spacecraft was a good idea, as it is obviously more relevant. JamesDouch (talk) 13:39, 17 August 2012 (UTC)

Thanks! Someone said the italics were hard to read. Determining failure/success can also be difficult. Fotaun (talk) 17:20, 17 August 2012 (UTC)
Ok. Yes it has crossed my mind that failure/success can be open to interpretation. Defining failure, and then deciding how to organise these failures is getting a bit tedious. I should have found the discussion there earlier. JamesDouch (talk) 04:06, 18 August 2012 (UTC)

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N2E comment[edit]

Hey Fotaun.

I believe you make many good additions to the encyclopedia, but you frequently make major edits to articles, changing other editors edits, without comment in either edit summaries or on the article Talk page.

In recent days, you have made a large number of edits to Mars Science Laboratory. Today, I reverted two of your major edits to that article, with the edit comment "Undid two edits by Fotaun (talk); revert uncommented major edit; feel free to discuss it on the Talk page if you would like (per WP:BRD)". Without any response, in an edit summary or on the Talk page, you reverted that edit, restoring your major edit, and continued on making additional large edits with no edit summary comment as to why.

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Been fixing errors such as "HazCam" to "Hazcam" and adding refs. Fotaun (talk) 23:05, 20 August 2012 (UTC)
Hmmm. Something is amiss. As I just looked at that edit I reverted, it was of a pretty significant edit by you. And when you reverted it, there was still no comment by you as to what you were doing, or why your reversion should be seen as not a major edit with no comments. N2e (talk) 04:01, 21 August 2012 (UTC)

International Resources for the Improvement of Sight[edit]

Hi Fotaun, I've recreated the article with entirely new text and sources after it was deleted. Wasn't sure if there were any other sources you might know about. Green Cardamom (talk) 02:22, 28 August 2012 (UTC)

Thank you, I will check it out! Fotaun (talk) 12:46, 28 August 2012 (UTC)

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Proposed deletion of List of battery powered space probes[edit]

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Marstar[edit]

Thank you. It is relaxing and stimulating at the same time. CHeers, BatteryIncluded (talk) 01:35, 12 January 2013 (UTC)

Happy new year man!!! Fotaun (talk) 01:37, 12 January 2013 (UTC)


Thank you[edit]

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Thank You - and - Enjoy! :)[edit]

@Fotaun - Wow! - Thank You *Very Much* For The Mars Star and The Space Barnstar - They're *Very Much* Appreciated - I Wish You A Great 2013, And Success In Editing, As Well - Thanks Again - and - Enjoy! :) Drbogdan (talk) 03:13, 12 January 2013 (UTC)

Thank you for the barnstar![edit]

Good job on the List of Solar System objects by size. :) Serendipodous 09:41, 12 January 2013 (UTC)

Thank you for the barnstarS![edit]

Many thanks for the barnstars you awarded me today - it's nice to be appreciated, and it meant a lot! :-) SalopianJames (talk) 16:33, 12 January 2013 (UTC)

No problem! Happy new year!! Fotaun (talk) 16:37, 12 January 2013 (UTC)

Thank you for the barnstar! redux[edit]

Cool barnstars BTW. Didn't know they existed!. Happy New Year! Fountains of Bryn Mawr (talk) 03:07, 15 January 2013 (UTC)

Thanks! I selected those from Wikipedia:Barnstars, congratulations! Fotaun (talk) 18:10, 15 January 2013 (UTC)

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Thanks, Fotaun[edit]

Thanks for the recent barnstar you presented me with. I appreciate it. I endeavor to simply make some improvement to Wikipedia at the margin; so it is cool when someone notices and takes the time to say so. Cheers. N2e (talk) 21:17, 27 January 2013 (UTC)

Orion and ISS[edit]

Orion's ISS missions were scrapped years ago, there are currently no plans to send Orion to the ISS. In the future please do more research.--Craigboy (talk) 05:13, 16 February 2013 (UTC)

On Orion's web page at NASA, "Capability to be a backup system for International Space Station cargo and crew delivery" [8] Fotaun (talk) 05:18, 16 February 2013 (UTC)

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Thank you[edit]

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I usually edit on the French Wikipedia. Today, I created a set of templates and used much of your Template:Ngc20, Template:Ngc10, etc., which gave Palette NGC 1500 à 1999, Palette NGC 500 à 999, etc. Thank you very much !

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z8_GND_5296[edit]

Hey Fotaun, I removed your comment "Sometimes the title "most distant galaxy" is reused for items at lower redshift than previously announced items" from the article z8_GND_5296. Though I can certainly sympathize with your frustration with the 'hyped' nature of university press releases, you seem to be well aware of UDFy-38135539, which does appear to have a larger redshift. I made some temporary more-neutral revisions, but I noted that the author's did not claim that z8_GND_5296 is the 'farthest ever found' in their manuscript, only that it is the galaxy with the greatest detected redshift of the Lyman-α line. From your many efforts, I assume that you're more familiar with this than I am -- I'd appreciate if you could look over the article again when you have a minute. Cheers, Supasheep (talk) 23:31, 25 October 2013 (UTC)

LADEE[edit]

Hi Fotaun. I noticed you added a section on Laser communication to the LADEE article today. Good on ya. Then I observed that the article already had some info on those laser tests in a different part of the article. I think where you put your material is probably the more logical place to put info on those demonstration tests.

So, for now, I just moved the older statements on the laser tests, from the other part of the article to adjacent to your added text. The edits will still need to be cleaned up for redundancy, as now some of the info is repeated. But I did take the first step, and thought I should let you know. Cheers. N2e (talk) 02:36, 30 October 2013 (UTC)

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keV light?[edit]

Hi sir, I want to know what do you mean by keV light in that contribution? --MarioBros6565 (talk) 20:58, 22 November 2013 (UTC)

Oh, kilo electron-volts. You can use wavelength to describe light, but also frequency, or energy. This is common for the higher energy light like x-rays and gamma-rays. Fotaun (talk) 22:06, 26 November 2013 (UTC)
This entry at hyperphysics gives an overview: http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/ems3.html (Hosted by Georgia State University) Fotaun (talk) 22:46, 26 November 2013 (UTC)
I know about electron-volts, but what I am searching to understand is the signification of "light" in keV light. Does it mean that the electron-volts produce light or does it mean that it is electron-volts per light? The sources that you have put does not talk about electron-volts light but only about energy. --MarioBros6565 (talk) 23:07, 26 November 2013 (UTC)

Heavily restructured Spirit and Opportunity articles[edit]

I'm not sure, if I am contacting the right person. The wiki articles of Spirit and Opportinity have been lately heavily restructured by user MoreInput. The new structure is really terrible. I see, that you are one of the contributors of these articles. Please check these articles and if necessary, revert it to their earlier states. Mmichalsk (talk) 17:38, 28 November 2013 (UTC)

Mothers in space[edit]

Hello, Fotaun congrats on successfully defending the article. Since this article is really your baby, so to speak, would you be interested in renaming it as women in space, per the final comment in the AfD? That would seem more inclusive and make it very difficult to renominate for deletion since there are of course many unambiguous sources on that topic and Wikipedia needs an article on it anyway, and motherhood in space would fall within that topic. -- Green Cardamom (talk) 18:08, 30 November 2013 (UTC)

Brown dwarf[edit]

Hi Fotaun,

you've reverted my edit to Brown dwarf where I removed: "Many brown dwarfs would likely appear magenta to the human eye according to A. J. Burgasser". I know he said it, so technically you are correct to revert, but he actually made a mistake - magenta is the colour brown dwarfs can look if they are seen in a false colour IR image, not what they would appear like to the naked eye. Should wikipedia knowingly repeat things which are wrong, just because they are cited, or should we ignore stuff we know to be wrong? Aarghdvaark (talk) 04:46, 1 December 2013 (UTC)

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Its that time of the year..[edit]

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Always learn from the history[edit]

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ty for the stars and the trips into telescope history, Happy New Year Fountains of Bryn Mawr (talk) 16:07, 27 December 2013 (UTC)
Thanks and happy new year to you also, and happy editing as well. Fotaun (talk) 14:20, 1 January 2014 (UTC)

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Discovery Program[edit]

Hello. The "Lunar sample return from the South Pole–Aitken basin" mission was a proposal in the late 1990s. Any reason we should include it as a viable [recent] proposal for the next Discovery mission? Thank for your help. Cheers, --BatteryIncluded (talk) 12:32, 17 March 2014 (UTC)

When I started the list I made it as generic as possible, since we don't actually know who will actually make proposals. Aitken return plans seem relatively common= there is also one for future new frontiers [9][10] I moved the list to its own section so we can be more flexible, if that is ok. Thanks for stopping by. Fotaun (talk) 15:08, 17 March 2014 (UTC)

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