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Astro Night Vision Glossary and Reference

Contents:

Glossary and Acronyms

There are other good Night Vision glossaries out there (such as this one), but here I'm pulling out specific terms and acronyms that are most relevant to astronomy.

Terms:

Acronyms:

PVS-7 Versions and Tubes

Coming soon!

There are a bunch of technical terms around the PVS-7 which can be confusing: Omni V, VI, VII; B/D and A/C mounts; etc. This section summarizes that information.

ITT vs L3 Tubes

TODO: Summarize info in this thread: http://www.cloudynights.com/topic/546545-itt-vs-l3-white-phosphor-nv-tube/

Thin/Thick Film and Filmless

Coming soon!