Mr. Stacy From: Seattle, WA Proud to be a Cloudy Nights Member since 9/15/02* Celestron NS11 GPS - Stellarvue Raptor 90mm APO* Vixen Ultima 8X56 - Fujinon 10X50 FMT-SX - Nikon 7X50 ProStar - Vanguard Endeavor ED 8X42 - Nikon Action Ex. 7X35More cowbell please!
DaveToday's forecast: strong desire to observe mixed with frequent cloudsObsession 20" f5 ClassicTeleport 12.5"Meade 8" LNT SCT6" ATRCAntares 152mm refractorBurgess 91mm apoBinoculars:Vortex Viper 8x42Pentax PCF WPII 10x50G.O. 28x110Ethi & ES Eyepieces
Quote:I am not the axe murdering type (seems that is a requirement )
*** I qualify as a carpal tunnel because my quantity always beats my quality *** Amateur astronomer - Sirius Hobbyist! Jackie Borg 125SD 6" achro w/ Jaeger lens 4" LZOS CF 105/650 DM-6 & Tri36L Ethoses, Pentaxes, BGOs, Naglers, Pans,etc Garrett 100mm Mk II
Quote:No axe murderers allowed for sure though, so if you're one of those, forget it.
Tom (Pegster)DSH-8 (GSO Dob) - 15x70 Oberwerks
ED80/SVP - WO 66P
Sears Discoverer EQ 60/900 - 8x42 Regals
History is Philosophy teaching by examples. Thucydides
Quote:Tom, Don't you hate it when your hobby sets up snooty rules that cramp your style. For example, when I fish I want quick results, but the rules are so prejudiced against using sticks of dynamite...
Robert The more I learn, The more there is to learn! Orange Zone Dark Site 3 Mounts 4 Imaging Cameras 3 Guide Cameras OTA's = yes
Quote:Quote:I am not the axe murdering type (seems that is a requirement )Well, we are a congenial group, so we will accept your denial in that regard.. Me? I used to be a Baader person, but now I am much nicer!
Modded C9.25, Vixen SP retrofitted with DS motors and Autostar My pics Stars light the world without, to give us purpose They light us within to give us reason We live in a well-lit abyss.
Mike "Once in a while you can be shown the light In the strangest of places if you look at it right" - Robt. Hunter
Webster 14.5" f/4.5, "Sugaree" Televue NP 101 (name not yet apparent) Siebert Black Night BVs 8 X 42 Celestron Regals, 12 X 36 Canon IS II
Quote:Thanks Mike, I am getting excited and hoping for clear skies each and every night!
Cliff Mygatt Astronomical League Master Observer
Astronomical League Lunar II & Constellation Hunter programs national coordinator President, Olympic Astronomical Society Bremerton, WA
Orion XT12i Fully flocked with Zambuto Mirror, Protostar quartz secondary and Moonlite CR focuser
Meade 8" LX10 SCT Fully Flocked with Magellan I DSCs
Orion 120mm and William Optics 80mm Refractors Ethos 21mm,17mm,13mm,10mm,8mm,6mm,4.7mm,3.7mm Nagler 31mm and paracorr type 1
Quote:Long term forecast does not look promising except for possibly Saturday night. But what do they know? Hoping for an HP cell centered on G-dale. http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/goldendale-wa/98620/june-weather/336337?mony...Stacy
Orion XT10i Dobsonian
Celestron 80mm EQ Refractor
Paint brushes, canvas
Quote:Sorry about the lawn chairs, Stacy. Maybe your sweetie will re-cover them for you.
Quote:I'm going to try to make it to one of these events, and if my schedule is clear I'll roll out the RV. It's my first year back into Astronomy and I've been looking forward to getting out of the Seattle area for darker skies.
Ron Nexstar 8SE 120ST Nikon Prostaff 7 8x42 __________________________________________________ Vice President EAS: http://www.everettastro.org/ EAS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages...iety/199716403399311 Member International Darksky Assoc.: http://www.darksky.org/
Quote:Right on, Robert!On an unrelated note, I was warned by the sanitation service that if the weather doesn't turn and it doesn't start drying pretty dam quick they'd have to leave the honey bucket at the road instead of close to the camping field.Dang!
Quote:Hope everyone has excellent weather and a great time. I had this one penciled in, got the Friday off but then was reminded my wife's birthday is the Saturday.Maybe we'll the historical date of her birth to Friday and I'll come down with my daughter on Saturday