I want to do more then just look.
Quote:starman876: I think Zeiss had an E lens. I think I saw an earlier post stating that is not that good for astronomy, but good for land use.
Being satisfied with what we already have is a magical golden key
to being alive in a full, unrestricted and inspired way " -- P.Chodrön
My small astronomy tools:
Classic refractors incl. Unitrons, Zeiss, Goto Optical, Royal Astro, Edmund; visual observer.
"Toto, I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore!"
Celestron C8 Registry
"If you want to succeed in the world, you don't have to be much cleverer than other people. You just have to be one day earlier.” -- Leo Szilard
Quote:antique brass astrological te...
"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
Vixen Custom 80M
Sans & Streiffe No. 612 76.2mm x 1250mm
Coulter Odyssey 13.1"
SkyWatcher 8" SCT
Criterion Dynascope 10
1967 Scope Orbit 60mm X 700mm
Tak-106, AP900GTO, Unitrons, Masuyamas
The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears it is true. "J. Robert Oppenheimer"
Refractors Reflectors Two Cats A few eyepieces
Quote:At least he's not asking $4000.
"You would think that I am wiser after traveling around the Sun 62 times."
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LX850 blog: www.LX-850.com
personal website: www.wadsworthobservatory.com
Cave - 1976 10" Custom Deluxe, 1977 8" Light Weight Deluxe, 1955 6" f/4 RFT
Unitron - 155C, 1960 142, 70's 128, 1954 128, 1960 114
Swift 1962 831
Monolux 60mm altz
Quote:It's an old Coulter. Very representative of the early dob years.
Quote:Whatever you do, Don't! cut the wrong wire I think that rubber band across the fan is some high tech fan vibration suppression system.
Quote:But on the plus side the case will show up easily in the dark!
Orange tube C-8
Orthos, Plossls, RKEs, ES82s, ES68s
Curator, BSU Observatory www.bridgew.edu/observatory
Quote:http://rockford.craigslist.org/for/3640523056.htmlPrice seems a bit high but what do I know...Ron
5" F/9 1st-gen "blue" AP StarFire on Dobbins GEM Mount 6" F/15 J.W.Fecker Refractor on - I'm not sure yet 5" Classic Orange C-5 - with lots of old stuff 10" Meade DS-10 - w/LEATHER end caps 12" LightBridge - extensively moded Jason 60mm Discoverer Model 313 Meade ETX-90EC with Autostar Way too many other 60 mm's Fujinon 6x30 FMTR-SX bino 8' Exploradome with Bay 1st Gen Smoothies - All 5
Mark EON 80 - Twilight 2 | C11 - iEQ45 | Astro Physics 175EDF - 900GTO
Quote:http://www.cloudynights.com/classifieds/showproduct.php?product=78059This has to be the most expensive skywatcher ever. Not a classic, but I am sure this listing will be Or you could buy this one for a little bit morehttp://www.cloudynights.com/classifieds/showproduct.php?product=61538&sor...which one would you buy?
Quote:You mean because of the rod that would connect to the weight drive