The opinions expressed herein are solely mine as an amateur astronomer hobbyist & consumer. Information herein was correlated from experience, discussions with others, & research from multiple sources freely available at time of posting. All reasonable care & skill was used, but no warranty is made as to accuracy, & liability cannot be accepted for errors/omissions. This is for information only and not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional advice.
14" Strut; 10"XT; 102ES; 22 in Process; 3.5,5,7,10,14,20mm Pentax XW; 17.3 & 12mm Delos; 27mm Panoptic; 20&24mm ES 68; 24mm ES 82; 30mm ES 82; 6&10mm BCO;
Clear skies / "Bright skies aren't empty skies" (James Mallaney)
My best solar system sketches / My deep sky sketches
Chris Nexstar 8SE; Celestron AVX mount; Hyperion 8-24 mm zoom; Orion 9x50 RACI; Baader Sky Surfer Messier count 110/110 "Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light; I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night" 51N, 2W My Gallery
Cactus Patch Observatory / 14" LX200
"The four points of the compass be logic, knowledge, wisdom, and the unknown. Some do bow in that final direction. Others advance upon it. To bow before the one is to lose sight of the three."
Quote:Let me put in a plug here for Dr. McKim's "Catalog of Martian Dust Storms", a very interesting and useful book, available from the BAA at a very reasonable price. (BillP: "Catiotropic" is actually "Catadioptric". Sorry to be anal, but you *are* submitting it to the BAA...)
Mark Seibold, Artist-Photographer-University Instructor-Lecturer, Record holder for most sketch awards and un-broken record over the astro-photographers for over five years