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Click here…. Click here to read more…. For the first two weeks of July , I had the grand opportunity to take a vacation to northern Chile. North Optics Solar Eclipse. In preparation for the eclipse, our North Optics store organized an expedition to the area of the central strip, looking for a unique place. Surely this is the height of laziness, a motor to turn the focus knob for you! Incredible, I thought as I folded my copy of that month's star magazine closed.
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