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#351 rcwolpert

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Posted 16 September 2014 - 02:26 PM

That really is a beauty, Jim!  Some day, I hope to have one.

 

- Bob



#352 Jim Curry

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Posted 16 September 2014 - 09:38 PM

Thanks Bob and Terra.  A few minutes after setup I was observing Saturn, admiring the belt detail and Cassini division.  Spotted 2 moons also in the gathering twilight.  Next door to me was a 16" Teeter.  Zero, nada, no detail on Saturn and it's a good thing Mr. Cassini wasn't using it, he would have been a forgotten name. No Cassini division.  Over an hour of fan cooling and the mirror still wasn't stable.  It did show 5 moon, though :>)


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Posted 17 September 2014 - 01:56 AM

What a beautiful classic!!

...Ralph






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