Tak-106, AP900GTO, Unitrons, Masuyamas
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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
David E Old chemists never die, but we Barium just the same.
Classic refractors; visual observer, old school.
"Toto, I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore."
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
Quote:Thanks Terra, gasing the truck up now... No not really, It's another waiting game, no phone number so we'll seeif I get a responceDave
Quote:Great list, Jason, thanks!
Quote:Thought about it, as that's a lot of scope for a C-note...
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_________________________________________________________________________ Sheet Metal Worker/Welder Indiana Astronomical Society 6" f/10 home brew dob, Quantum 4, 90mm Apex Mak, Criterion RV-6, Criterion RV-8, Coulter Odyssey 1 13.1", Meade 16" Lightbridge, Sears Discoverer 4-6305A, Manon 60mm (The Marsha Scope), Towa 11T, Tasco 10TE
Meade 12.5" F/6 Research Grade
1971 Criterion RV-6
Orion Observer 70mm Refractor
Homemade 4" f/12 reflector (being rebuilt)
"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
1964 Tinsley 8" Dall Kirkham 1950's Goto #103, 104-Sold, 106-Under construction 1920's E. Vion 45mm refractor 1979 OTI Quantum 6 Zeiss OEM-2 15" Discovery Tak FS-102 on EM-10 Mount Friends with a guy who owns a 9" AP Refractor-WOW
Quote:Circa 1908 Antique Broadhurst Clarkson 600x Equatorial Refractor Telescope.Interesting shaped mount box. The specs quoted in the ad look like they come from a leaflet describing a Japanese telescope and not the one in the ad though.Edit:corrected hotlink
Quote:Quote:Circa 1908 Antique Broadhurst Clarkson 600x Equatorial Refractor Telescope.Interesting shaped mount box. The specs quoted in the ad look like they come from a leaflet describing a Japanese telescope and not the one in the ad though.Edit:corrected hotlink Interesting looking scope. The mount doesn't look older than the 50s, though, and I think Broadhurst Clarksons were made in some form even more recently than that, assuming the mount is original to the OTA.-Tim.