14" Strut; 10"XT; 102ES; 22 in Process; 3.5,5,7,10,14,20mm Pentax XW; 17.3 & 12mm Delos; 27mm Panoptic; 20&24mm ES 68; 24mm ES 82; 30mm ES 82; 6&10mm BCO;
Author of "What's Up" articles for CN Author "Touching the Universe" iUniverse Author "Deep Sky Observing" Springer Author "Nebulae and How to Observe Them" Springer 8" Celestron SCT and Vixen ED 80 on a CGEM Canon T2i camera and lenses for piggybacking
The Darker the Better! ======================= Obsession 18" f4.5 Classic #1934 Takahashi FS102 Refractor on EM10 Telescope Service 152 f5.9 SkyWatcher ED80 Pro Parks 60mm f11 Refractor Televue Ethos 21mm, 13mm, 6mm Televue Nagler 31mm, 7mm Televue Panoptic 27mm, 19mm Televue 2X, 3X Barlows Lumicon UHC, OIII, and H-beta filters Takahashi "Astronomer" 22x60 binos Vixen Ultima 9X63 binos Celestron 15X70 Skymaster binos
A man is a small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders.
Quote:Clouds part! Clouds part! Grrrr, we are supposed to have more than 300 clera nights a year, why all the cloudy ones have to happen around new moon and when ther is a supernova easily observable from 34N????
Quote:The supernova SN2012fr has brightened to magnitude 11.9 (Nov. 11.59 UT). With my 10-inch Dob, I could discern the long, beautiful spiral arms of NGC1365./Timo Karhula
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24" f/3.7 Starstructure
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