"You're not afraid of the dark, are you?" - Riddick "The best scientists are humble. They seek to understand, not to ensure their legacy, but merely to understand." - Mori
Norme 150mm MCT f/13, 31% CO Yellow Zone "People say I'm in denial. I disagree."
"Warning: Objects in telescope are farther than they appear"
Orion XT8 SkyQuest, 10x50 Orion Scenix
Amateur astronomer since June 2011
Don 12.5 & 10" Dobs, 5 Small scopes, 2 Classic Scopes (Sears 60mm, Tasco 60mm), 8x40 10x42 10x50 12x50 15x70 Binoculars
Job 9:9 He made the Bear, Orion, and the Pleiades, and the chambers of the south.
Psalms 147:4 He determines the number of the stars and calls them each by name.
Cactus Patch Observatory / 14" LX200
"The four points of the compass be logic, knowledge, wisdom, and the unknown. Some do bow in that final direction. Others advance upon it. To bow before the one is to lose sight of the three."
Celestron CG-5⁴, CGEM², C6-N, C6, C8, Nexstar 8SE, 6SE, ONYX 80 EDF, Orion ST 80 A Vixen R130SF w/Porta II mount William Optics ZS110 ED APO, FLT 132 Triplet APO, SV70 ED SV115T20 Wicháhpih'a
I want to do more then just look.
Quote:I have tried three times in the last couple of weeks and it has been terrible. I can make out the disk in an orange motile halo and no detail. Jupiter last night on the other hand, was fantastic.