Quote:The organizers and moderators of Cloudy Nights forums have done an exemplary job of creating an inviting place where newbies are welcomed enthusiastically and made to feel as unself-concious as possible.
Quote: ... I doubt most are interested in older designs etc..
Thomas Watson - Author of Mr. Olcott's Skies. Available in paperback and ebook formats. Weblog: Under Desert Stars
Tom Tele Vue 102mm f/8.6 on an EzTouch Vixen 80mm f/5 A80SSWT on a grab-n-go mount
DON'T PANIC!-Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Don Wyman
Alex Meade LX90 8" SCT Orion 127mm Mak
You do not need a parachute to skydive, you only need a parachute to skydive twice...
Quote:Virtual Moon Atlas - both of which are free.
N11GPS Fastar//TOA-130S//MK66 Std//AT6RC//Vintage C5//Megrez II 80mm APO//SolarMax 40 NJP Temma II//Sirius EQ-G Too Many Astro-Cameras//Mallincam Color Hyper Plus Two not-spoiled Golden Retrievers - Casey and Nelson Lot 19 Deerlick Astronomy Village (Canis Major) Sometimes I think we're alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we're not. In either case the idea is quite staggering. - Arthur C. Clarke
Quote:EdZ,Do not lose faith. I have in the works reviews of the Ober 22x100 binocs, Digitec Laser SCT collimator, the JMI N11 case, and a couple of miscellaneous items.However, if you'd like to impel the weather to be more cooperative, well, that would help....