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#1 stevew

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 12:29 AM

It seems the old thread has been retired to the archives, so it's time for a new thread.
Here is my C11, mounted on my G11.

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#2 Pat at home

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 03:40 AM

8" ACF

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 06:19 AM

My NexStar 8 SE on an AVX mount

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 09:51 AM

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 11:40 AM

Heres mine.

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#6 stevew

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 09:16 PM

C5, C8, and C11

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#7 bob midiri

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 11:08 PM

My baby

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 11:11 PM

and his offsprings....

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 09:20 AM

Here is my C8 with my fathers C6.

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 10:59 AM

CPC1100 with Skywatcher ED80 riding piggyback for outreach event.

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 02:24 PM

My cat collection consists of this cute little spotter. The primary must be about 50mm. Judging by the reflections; it looks to have a true corrector plate as opposed to just a window. The secondary is concave to provide a correct image I expect. The fixed eyepiece provides an advertised 30x.

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 10:38 PM

Here is my C8 on a CG5 mount.

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 10:47 PM

My ORION / Celestron 11 mounted on an ATLAS mount and tripod with ADM dovetail hardware.
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Posted 18 October 2013 - 07:46 AM

203mm Epoch f/1.5 Schmidt Camera, with 6 inch f/5 guider, on EQ-6 Pro mount. Put in action with Fuji Acros again. My C-11 rests on the couch.

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Posted 18 October 2013 - 07:55 AM

Here is my planetary work horse. Intes Micro MN68 DX.

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Posted 18 October 2013 - 07:59 AM

My C-11 with 5.5 Schmidt Camera. On the background my C-8 on Powerstar I mount originally used by my 203 mm Schmidt Camera.

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Posted 18 October 2013 - 08:03 AM

My C-5 guider (quite vintage configuration)

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Posted 18 October 2013 - 01:53 PM

Sorry, I couldn't resist.

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Posted 18 October 2013 - 01:57 PM

Must be fun trying to polar align that one!!!!
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Posted 18 October 2013 - 02:46 PM

OUCH! :funny:
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Posted 18 October 2013 - 06:23 PM

Cool! Comes with two Cheshire eyepieces!
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Posted 18 October 2013 - 09:16 PM

Hey, Cats Rule!
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Posted 18 October 2013 - 11:45 PM

Nexstar 6 on a manual CG-5

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Posted 19 October 2013 - 09:50 AM

A lot of beautiful scopes here.

A mere kitten, here's my Orion Apex90 on a MiniTower.

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 03:26 PM

Here is my C11 Edge HD mounted up in the observatory. The ADM dual saddle and extended length CW bar from Criterion are great upgrades...

Clear Skies,
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