www.bajadarkskies.com 18" Starmaster dob (zambuto primary) 30" Starmaster dob (intermountain optics)
Richard 1977 C8/Orion 180mm mak on AS-CG5 mount
Orion 127 mak/C80ED on modded Celestron SLT
Garrett 20x80 binoculars/WO binoviewer
Canon XSi/Neximage 5/SPC900NC
Solar filters/various eyepieces/barlows/flip mirror
Criterion RV-6 (1977)
Astro-Tech AT-10D (2011)
I don't buy scopes often
Geoff... --Nexstar 8SE + bits and pieces-- ================================== ..
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Eric NexStar 8SE,ES 102ED APO on Cdn TS Alt-AZ Lunt LS35THa on Vixen Porta-mount II SkyWatcher 8" Dob; Skywatcher 130 Newt HEQ5 Pro, MallinCam Univers & NexImage 5 more & more eyepieces 4.7 to 36mm Binoculars: Pentax 7x50; Celestron 15x70
Orion XT8i Dob
9x50 RACI Finder TELRAD Reflex Sight
Agena SWA 38mm 70 FOV 2" EP
Orion 25+10mm Sirius Plossl 52 FOV EP
ES 82* 11mm, 18mm 2" ES 68* 24mm
6mm, 25mm Ortho. EP
Televue 3X Barlow
Filters Baader Continuum, UV/IF cut, Lumicon UHC, DGM OIII.
SkySafari T-Ring and Adaptor for Olympus E-510 Oly sz-14 SteadyPix Deluxe iOptron SkyTracker 7.7lb Electro Dot Sight RD400X
Every week I do something new to reduce light pollution. Eyes on the Sky is at 650,000+ views so far; more views = more awareness. Please consider sharing with others.
Indiana for two more weeks...
14.5" Teeter w/ Richard Fagin mirror, TT #66
EON 120ED on CG-5 ASGT
Lunt LS60THa/B1200 Sky Guy Porta II
Denk Super System with A45 OCS
SLAP Observer --- TMB130SS, SV102V(LOMO Lens), SV80ED Deluxe "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." -- Edmund Burke. "People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf." -- George Orwell "The measure of a man’s greatness is not determined by what he accomplishes for himself, but by what he accomplishes for others.” -- Some Bald Guy
Scopes: CPC8, TV85+Voyager Binos: 40-70mm, GT80mm~45deg
"We live in the sky, not under it." John Tyndall
Active instruments: 4.25" f/6 Newtonian on altazimuth Springfield mount with crutch tripod -- telescope for the handicapped. 12" f/6 Newtonian Telescope maker since 1958; always more to come? Well maybe just one more and it will be something very special Stellafane Awards: 1977 1st award for 4" f/6 refractor 1978 1st award for 4" f/4 Lurie Aplanat 1983 1st award for Newtonian smoking pipe For Sky and Telescope articles, please see Bio info.
Quote:Thanks Ed and Jim,Heres another capture from the same night, different composition this time. This was my favorite capture of the night!http://img202.imageshack.us/img202/5462/sinusiridumb350b.jpgcheersMike
Many scopes and bits, but my Z12 is the workhorse.
Clear Skies- Guy
“The first gulp from the glass of natural sciences will turn you into an atheist, but at the bottom of the glass God is waiting for you.” ― Werner Heisenberg
12" LX200 GPS
4" Unitron 150
4" Bosma refractor
Denk Binotron 27, D14's and D21's
Galaxy Note 8 running SkySafari Pro via Bluetooth
Wireless Autostar II
Telescopes are instruments of hope and faith. Hope that a better, clearer and brighter universe can be observed. Faith that we can bring these discoveries back to our small planet and create positive changes for all of it's inhabitants.