"You would think that I am wiser after traveling around the Sun 62 times."
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"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
Quote: Only one problem, when I reach for it in the dark, sometimes I come up with a miller lite. Maybe that's not so much of a problem.
Refractors Reflectors Two Cats A few eyepieces
5" F/9 1st-gen "blue" AP StarFire on Dobbins GEM Mount 6" F/15 J.W.Fecker Refractor on - I'm not sure yet 5" Classic Orange C-5 - with lots of old stuff 10" Meade DS-10 - w/LEATHER end caps 12" LightBridge - extensively moded Jason 60mm Discoverer Model 313 Meade ETX-90EC with Autostar Way too many other 60 mm's Fujinon 6x30 FMTR-SX bino 8' Exploradome with Bay 1st Gen Smoothies - All 5
“Start every day off with a smile and get it over with.” - W.C. Fields
Orion 8-inch f/4.9 Newt
Orion Apex 90 Mak
An iOptron MiniTower to put 'em on
And a bunch o' goodies to go with 'em.
Alanoodle's Model Portfolio
Quote: Only one problem, when I reach for it in the dark, sometimes I come up with a miller lite.
Quote:Quote: Only one problem, when I reach for it in the dark, sometimes I come up with a miller lite. I understand. I seem to always grab by mistake the Jameson.
Observing the Sun with complex optical systems since 1966, and still haven't burned, melted or damaged anything. Not blind yet, either!
I want to do more then just look.
Homemade 16"F6.5 dob(Stellafane optical winner 1996) and 22.6" F4.9 homemade mirrors, 10"F7 dob (Stellafane 2nd opt 2009)Celestron Ultima 9.25 dynascope RV6 1973, Orange C14 1975,orangeSupC8,c11/C5orangetube CGEM, CGE, Meade 30 UWA5K,34&28mmSWA 5k,14mmUWA4K 4K/ES9mm&14mm100degree/panoptic 22mm/nagler11mmT6/7mmT1/3.5mmT6/T.V.WF 19mm and 15mm, Cel AXIOM LX 23mm/15mm Sears 80F15 3#4454/sears4-6344 76mmf16
Michael Creature of the night. Asahi Jupiter (60mm f=800mm) Skywatcher Dob (200mm f=1200mm) ST 80 (80mm f=400mm) PST Ha Solar (40mm f=400mm)
Tak-106, AP900GTO, Unitrons, Masuyamas
The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears it is true. "J. Robert Oppenheimer"
Quote:BarryThat's a nice looking eyepiece. How about a photo of the diagonal, or is it long gone?Jon
Quote:I keep going back to this old Tuthill 30mm Plossl that I bought in 1987.