Clint & Debbie Whitman (aveman JOIN US AT CSPAMP VII 8/1,2,3/14 Classic Telescopes, 9" AP ThePEARL, 1946 4" Tinsley Saturn Telescope. 1970 4" Unitron 155c,1954 100mm Unitron Brass 152. 1950s Nippon Kogaku refractors 5 CM, 6.5 CM. 1965 10" F8 Cave Astrola, G-11 ST2000xm
Telescopes are instruments of hope and faith. Hope that a better, clearer and brighter universe can be observed. Faith that we can bring these discoveries back to our small planet and create positive changes for all of it's inhabitants.
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
"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
Quote:Like I said, You guys in CA have all the fun
Ross Workman Dawson Springs, KY West Kentucky Amateur Astronomers www.wkaa.net 18" f/4.5 Frontier Dob with a Galaxy primary - Argo Navis - ServoCat Meade 12.5" f/4.8 Starfinder (to be converted into a truss one of these days...) Tasco 38T 8" f/6 Newtonian
-R.J. Discovery DHQ 8" Celestron C4-R on LXD75 ZenithStar 66 ED Triplet Hardin DSH 6" Orion Transporter 70 Sears 60/900mm 10x50's & assorted other binos
Quote: I guess the entire left coast has left the classic telescope forum behind, Tim, Dan, Steve, Lee, JR the new guy thats staying and a couple others seem to be the only ones left...
"You're not afraid of the dark, are you?" - Riddick "The best scientists are humble. They seek to understand, not to ensure their legacy, but merely to understand." - Mori
Classic refractors; visual observer, old school.
"Toto, I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore."
Quote:We really need a transporter, For a slew of you guys from the other end of the country.
Quote: Thomas are you on your way?
Quote:Hey Clint, I just got another scope. The Tinsley is coming for sure. But, this new one is huge, loud, and has the word classic in its name.
Quote:Quote:Hey Clint, I just got another scope. The Tinsley is coming for sure. But, this new one is huge, loud, and has the word classic in its name. Well, it arrived today. It huge, it's crazy that I bought it, it is for the summer only then I will probably sell it to pay a months mortgage 2 boxes, 168 lbs total. Yikes!
1st Caveman Award!Maynard Clark 8" f/8The Horsetrail Cave 12.5" f/7.51975 Cave 8" f/7 Lightweight Deluxe1972 Cave 8" f/4.5 RFT DeluxeCriterion RV-6Logitech HD C615 Webcam for Imaging
Quote:Lets plan on the 28th Friday afternoon. I can get off work early!!
I guess Steve, Dan, Me, You, will be there next friday. I sent invites to Provin, lew and Bill. Anyone Else, All are welcome...