Hello, my name is Mark Dakins and I have a large number of sets
of astronomical slides that are available for the cost of packaging
I have a lot of sets and am giving them away starting with the biggest
sets and working down in size. The next sets will be about eighty
The slides are old, mostly black and white and cover a range of
objects. There are a few of the moon. There are a few of some
of the planets. Most of them are of various deep sky objects;
star clusters, emission nebulae, and galaxies.
Two sets of the same size are likely to be similar but may not be
identical. Any one set may contain a few duplicate slides, there
are likely to be some warped slides, and may be some with more
I am giving the slides away free, but if you can not come to my house
(in Oregon) to pick them up, you will have to pay the cost of
packaging and shipping.
Packaging and shipping for one set is $4.25. If you can arrange with
friends or associates so that I can ship a group of sets in one box
to one address, the cost per set should be less.
One caveat is that I reserve the right to limit the number of sets
sent to one address or even one geographical area (I want to spread
these around as much as I can.) Thus, if you want a bunch of sets I
ask that you explain why you want them and what you intend to do with
On the other hand, if you have a use for a bunch of sets, go ahead
If you can put a set to good use, send me and email and I will verify
the current set size, the cost (which will shrink as the sets get
smaller), and give you my address.