-Roger Pitre- 1 X 7 binocular MN65, Nexstar 8SE, SV70ED, Lunt 60 PT EQ6 Pro, Vixen GP2, Canon 50D, Modified XSi, SBIG ST-2000XM, 70-200 f/4L, BackyardEOS "He's got shoulders on him like a smelt..."--Anonymous <a href="" target="_blank">https://www.facebook.com/pages/AJP-Observatory/462651307139970?ref=ts&fref=ts</a> http://ajpobservatory.is-great.org/
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And if the dam breaks open many years too soon, And if there is no room upon the hill And if your head explodes with dark forebodings too, I'll see you on the dark side of the moon.
"Life is a journey, enjoy the ride" *********** Stellarvue 90 Raptor CF.Explore Scientific 152mm Comet Hunter.Orionx14g.Borg 125SD.Borg 60ED. Borg 50Achro. AT10RC. AT6RC. iOptron iEQ45GTN w/TDM.iOptron ZEQ25.iOptron Cube Pro.iOptron MT Pro/iOptron SmartEQ Pro.Celestron 10x50 Way too many EPs, flatteners and reducers. Nikon D5100, Canon T3i and a bunch of filters.
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~Casey~ Astro Tech AT65EDQ iOptron ZEQ25GT Orion SSAG Mini package/PHD Guiding Canon T3i (un-modified) DSS/BYE/PHD/PS CS5/Carboni's Actions/Gradient Xterminator Imaging from a red zone.
Celestron 11" EdgeHDAstro-Tech AT65EDQ ED RefractorCGEM DX Equatorial MountES 100's : 9mm, 14mm, 20mmES 82's : 24mm, 30mmCelestron .7x focal reducerCanon 60D
Quote:Yannick, if you live in Japan, then the Borg 60mm would be the best bet for you on the SmartEQ Pro. If you have the polar scope aligned to the mount axis, it will easily give you 2-4 minute unguided exposures.The Borg 60ED is super compact and light,and there are tons of accessories available for it in Japan, flatteners, reducers, etc.These are some images I have taken with the Borg and SmartEQ Pro:M42, B33 Final w/Borg 60ED by Astronewb2011, on FlickrYou can also find on my Flickr page some easy mods to make on the SmartEQ mount/tripod to really make it suitable for AP.Good luck, looking forward to some images from Tokyo.Paul