Orange C8, Comet Catcher, Pronto, AT66, C6, AT6RC Super Polaris, LXD75, Astro Tech Voyager Cannon 350D, 500D Meade 20/80 Nikon 7/50 WP
Quote:I am very glad to hear that the Atlas is alive and well because mine has not got here yet. Ordered one from Adorama since I don't want the HC and I read hear that that was the only way to aquire one that way.
Quote:Thanks DanB I was hopeing I might get by without the laptop. Won't be a problem though, if I'm just looking I'll probably use another mount anyway. The Atlas is for those Kodak moments.
Modded C9.25, Vixen SP retrofitted with DS motors and Autostar My pics Stars light the world without, to give us purpose They light us within to give us reason We live in a well-lit abyss.
Temple Research Observatory
Telescopes and Guitars... Can't have too many of either one.
SV135DF (being made by Vic)
Quote:When I got my atlas a month ago it was clear that it was a hot item, always sold out. I waited about 3 weeks for mine. It's clear that Orion would have no intention on stopping production on these, that would be a terrible business decision
Uncle Rod Uncle Rod's Astroblog: http://uncle-rods.blogspot.com/
“I am the only person to ever ace a 1951 USAF resolution test. My 'to observe' list says 'done'. I do not use charts or atlases when I starhop; men do not use maps. One of my sketches won an SBIG deep sky imaging contest. I am the life of star parties I have never attended. I never say anything looks like a faint fuzzy - not even a faint fuzzy. Pilots aim green laser pointers at me. Don Pensack proofreads my CN forum posts.” - The Most Interesting Astronomer in the Universe
Quote:I'm thinking I'll buy, test, and then shelve an Atlas, just in case. It'd be nice to have a "known-good" back up Atlas ready for the sad day when the tired old one calls it quits.Regards,Jim