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#26 CharlesW

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Posted 03 September 2014 - 09:02 AM

Looks like you are living the dream. Clear skies. 



#27 ScottP

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Posted 04 September 2014 - 09:48 PM

OMG... that is one of the most AWESOME projects!!! I'm SOOOO jealous man. I can't wait to see some pics from that MONSTER!

 

You need to name it... something that sweet needs a name...



#28 hbastro

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 12:58 PM

Thanks for the feedback, I guess the name 3-camera astrograph isn't glamorous...suggestions?

I've been frustrated by the local ISP being down for the past couple of days, the gentleman who runs the substation has been out of state for the past week. I am hoping to be operational remote this weekend when he gets back, just in time for the bright moon... such is life working remote...


Edited by hbastro, 05 September 2014 - 12:59 PM.


#29 Midnight Dan

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 05:57 PM

Thinking along the lines of the one-eyed monster, the Cyclops, this is the three-eyed monster ... how about the Triclops?

 

-Dan


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#30 psandelle

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 06:27 PM

Get any more scopes on there and it'll be a whole Cyclopedia.

 

Paul


Edited by psandelle, 05 September 2014 - 06:33 PM.


#31 ScottP

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 06:31 PM

Thinking along the lines of the one-eyed monster, the Cyclops, this is the three-eyed monster ... how about the Triclops?

 

-Dan

 

Triclops!!!  :rofl:



#32 StephenW

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 07:45 PM

Beautiful set-up, Dave.  Congratulations.



#33 hbastro

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 09:42 PM

Thanks Stephen...

 

Dan, Triclops, I like that!!!

 

Regards,

Dave



#34 ScottP

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 10:42 PM

Midnight Dan can come up with some great names! :waytogo:



#35 Balok

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Posted 07 September 2014 - 09:47 AM

... well on your name... my 3  are:

 

1. The Sierran Hydra

2. The Tricaranus ( " three headed monster" This was the Roman poet Varro's term for the First Triumvirate

3. Pythagoras

 

 

It's a beautiful WF camera - clear skies and safe highways!

 

Balok


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