Author of "What's Up" articles for CN Author "Touching the Universe" iUniverse Author "Deep Sky Observing" Springer Author "Nebulae and How to Observe Them" Springer 8" Celestron SCT and Vixen ED 80 on a CGEM Canon T2i camera and lenses for piggybacking
Quote:I have a close-up of the comet from the moon encounter night:
Orion XX14g, Orion XT8, 80mm Go Scope, 4.5 Starblast EQ
35mm Panoptic, 24mm ES, 14 & 10mm Pentax XW, 2.5mm Nagler Lumicon OIII Telrad Orion 25mm Kellner, 7mm Celestron Ortho
Orion Mini-Giant Bino 9x63
Couch-Potato Telescope (Bino Chair made by Sim Picheloup)
"For now we see in a mirror dimly..."
Starsplitter 20" Dob Celestron 11 GPS AstroZap 152mm Achro Sears Discovery 80mm Achro
Scopes: 10" dob Antares Optics 1/30 wave secondary/Moonlite CR2, 13.1" home made truss dob Discovery optics, 4" achro (the banger)
Nytecam 51N 0.1W Meade 30cm LX200 astrograph+C8+Ha+CaK PSTs+spectrographs SX M9+Lodestar-C+M CCDs/Canon 1100D DSLR My Meade astrograph-colour deepsky My supernova discovery My dome build/spectroscopes/DSO images/Lodestar colour images & videos
Michael Rosolina Celestron CGE Pro 1400 f/11 SCT 1980 Orange Tube C8 f/10 SCT 108mm f/4.2 Astroscan Reflector 50mm f/10 Galileoscope 40mm PST f/10 APM Germany HD 15x70 binoculars Canon 12x36 IS II binoculars Mark I Eyeball My CN Gallery
"The sun has one kind of splendor, the moon another and the stars another; and star differs from star in splendor." -1 Corinthians 15:41
17.5" Discovery Truss Dob e/w DIY Intelliscope 12" Orion Intelliscope Meade 2045, 6" and 8" SCT's, RS Spectroscope 80mm SV ED; 100mm, 120mm, 152mm acro's DSI II Pro, DSIC II, Canon 350D Orion Atlas, Meade LXD 55 6'X 8' Roll-off Shed
Ed "You have to grow old, you don't have to grow up."
Explore Scientific 127mm ED APO Orion 100ED Orion 90mm Explore Scientific 80mm ED APO Orion ST80 Celestron SP-C6 Newt Orion XT10i Meade 12X60 --- Super Polaris CG-5GT ES Twilight I Skyview AZ Paragon Plus --- Torrance,CA If it weren't for physics and law enforcement, I'd be unstoppable.
More stuff than I need Not as much as I want
(Main scope: CPC800/Mallincam Color Hyper Plus)
Mason & Hamlin BB 2140 mm (grand piano)
Westchester Amateur Astronomers
"The White Zone is for loading or unloading of passengers only. No Astrophotography." Cosmic Acres! Greatest restoration challenge: Tulley and Sons 3" achromat on Altazimuth mount, circa ~late 1820s
Celestron CG-11 Orion 127 Mak 22 trips to TSP, 5 to Okie-Tex, and thousands of nights under the stars!
Dave in West Michigan Tasco 10te (1959) 76.2x1200mm Tasco 7TE-5 60x1000mm f16.7 Meade 2045 sct Meade 312 80mmx900 (Japan) Polarex 114 60x900 Jason 313 SYW Yamamoto 60x900mm Orion 10 Inteliscope Dob, Nexstar C6, 102, and 80GT, Ultima C8, Coulter 8 dob, Meade ETX80, LXD75 Pentax 12x42 DCF, 16x50 PCF, Swift 8x40 Pentax ist DSLR, Canon sx110
Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the Western Spiral Arm