http://www.astrobin.com/users/orion69/ TS 150 mm APO Triplet, Feather Touch 3.5" focuser, Micro Touch Focusing System CGEM on custom made platform Atik 383L+ mono, Atik filter wheel, Baader LRGBC + narrowband filters SX Lodestar + TSOAG9 Dew-Not heater
Quote:Forget unguided imaging with CGEM or CGEM-DX.
Quote:On low end mounts unguided imaging is usually unrepeatable and leads to AP frustration.
Quote:P.S. Do you know what is man's best invention?
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CPC 1100 with HD Pro Wedge with ETX-70 Finder Celestar C8, C80ED and PST Istar 150 Anistigmatic R30 on CGEM Jason 313 from 1975! Mallincam Extreme & Mallincam SSIc & Mallincam Micro DSI Pro, Orion SSAG, GPUSB, Nautilus Filterwheel JMI, Celestron and Orion MotoFocus, FCUSB1&2 Hyperion 5,13, ES 18, 30, OR 18, 25 TV 2.5x Powermate, WO Binoviewer with pairs: TV 7 Naglers, WO 20 and RKE 28
Coordinator, Fox Park Observatory
A 50mm Edu-Science refractor started it all...Thanks Mom and Dad!
Celestron CGEM; Various OTA's Various eyepieces; Modified Canon XS; Orion SSAG
My Astrophotos on Flickr
Quote:...The CGEM and CGEM DX are the best bang for the buck for weight capacity and performance...
Dave JessieOutreach Events
Quote:The CGEM has the same gears, as well as same servos, same bearings,and same castings as the DX. It is reported to have the same mc chip now. The differences are the tripod, counterweight shaft, clutch levers, and mc chip.
Uncle Rod Uncle Rod's Astroblog: http://uncle-rods.blogspot.com/
David M. Douglass - Tempe, Arizona - http://www.az-dahut.net/
I lost count of my scopes. Now I just want mobility. I came, I saw, I bought some interesting accessories, and put names to faces: NEAF 2012, ASAE 2012, SWAP 2013, ASAE 2013.