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personal website: www.wadsworthobservatory.com
Money can't buy happiness, but it sure makes living with misery a lot easier!
I can't hear well, but I can listen!
Takahashi TOA-150 B
Takahashi EM-400 Temma 2M
Handheld Algiz 7
Kagayaki IV Pro
Quote:I talked myself into needing something that was overkill for starting with a 4" OTA.
Quote:I'm hoping that it arrives safely and that the internals don't act up anytime soon.
Quote:One day I may "need" the higher weight handling capacity of the EM-400 but the goal now is to learn, enjoy, and experiment with the FS-102.
Tak AP QSI Canon
If you are planning do do astrophotography with it you should download Chuck Faranda's Temma driver. That's what I used with my NJP, along with ......
......You should probably join it as there is a lot of good info on there including drawings and specs. Also the guys at TNR are very active on there. My questions are usually addressed in one day or less.
Quote:So 3.5K? wow, that's gotta be the mount deal of the year...
Clear skies - Jim Crazy PNW imager !
A-P Mach1 on 12" concrete pier - ROR structure.
Tak FSQ85-EDX, Tak FS-128. Orion 8" f/3.9 w/MoonLite motorized - MPCC MkIII CCD:
SBIG 8300M/FW8, Astrodon 36mm LRGB, 5nm Ha, 3nm SII, OIII - Canon EOS 6D unmod SSI3, SSAG,
Skytools3pro, MaxImDLpro, PSCS5, PSPpro, TheSkyX, TheSky6, BYE, StarTools
Orion XX14g -for visual- diags, ep's, accy tubes, Binocs .
Quote:Congratulations on both purchases! I agree that buying quality is the easiest way to only buy something once. And yes the resale holds well too, a great way to go if you have ca$h.