Friends call me Duane. Compustar C14, Leo Henzl's Custom C8, 6" Refractor Adv. GT mount, 6" F5 Omni XLT Newt., LXD-75 F4 Imaging SN8, Meade 8" F6 Newtonian, EX Dynamax DX6, RV-6 ETX-90 Astro, Meade 2045 4" SCT, B&L 4000 Vixen/Celestron 80mm F11 JC Penny 60mm AZ/ALT Refractor Binos 25x100
Explore Scientific ED127Explore Scientific AR152Celestron Omni XLT 102 Orion XT10i
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;
Remember to have your clouds spayed or neutered, contrails included.
CPC1100, Hyperstar III, Canon T3 (Full Spectrum Mod)
POD XL3 w/PZT (Promethean Visions Observatory) / www.promethean-visions.com
My Astrobin --> Escher's Astrobin Feed
Money can't buy happiness, but it sure makes living with misery a lot easier!
Quote:Clear at times but very Hazy here - cant image at all as the stars light up the haze and wash out everything... or the moon is full on the only nights when you get decent seeing...
Orion XT10g Meade LXD55 AR6 SE6 OTA
Quote:Well what most people don't know that in Iowa we only have three seasons, 1. Winter2. Winterand last,3. Road Construction
Quote:In 40 years of observing I cant remember a more Cloudy Winter as this one in Iowa! I am so @#$%!! frustrated! or as Charlie Brown would say AARGH!!!
StarStructure 24" f/3.3 | ServoCAT/Argo Navis
Astro-Physics 175EDF | AP1100GTO | ATS Portable Pier
Psalm 19.1 - A Psalm of David. "The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork".
Quote:It's been cloudy more than usual out here in California, too! LA NINA!! Quote:In 40 years of observing I cant remember a more Cloudy Winter as this one in Iowa! I am so @#$%!! frustrated! or as Charlie Brown would say AARGH!!!
ES 68º series complete 2x ES Barlow WO Bino's NPL 30 RKE 28 SWA 20 15 WA 12 pairs 150 f12 Istar Achro f4.8 Orion Optics (UK) VX 10" Newt NEQ6
12 Skywatcher Collapsible Dobsonian (coming soon, two more days, be here Tuesday)
Celestron C102 HD " Carl"
Scope brand 60mmx 700mm " widger scope"
Celestron Comet catcher(orange tube)"Scott"
60mm Telescope Club
My eyepieces are made from the waste product of exploding stars.
10XTi 102XLT ST80A(2" Focuser); President, Eypieces Anonymous, Denver Chapter (Hello, I'm an eyepiece junky, what's your excuse?)
DAS Dark Site
NP-101 on a DM-6
Teeter 11" STS/Waite Mirror
Zeiss, Fujinon, Nikon, Vixen binoculars
Starsplitter 20" Dob
Celestron 11 GPS
AstroZap 152mm Achro
Sears Discovery 80mm Achro
"The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands." Psalms 19:1
Orion XT8i Dob
9x50 RACI Finder TELRAD Reflex Sight
Agena SWA 38mm 70 FOV 2" EP
Orion 25+10mm Sirius Plossl 52 FOV EP
ES 82* 11mm, 18mm 2" ES 68* 24mm
6mm, 25mm Ortho. EP
Televue 3X Barlow
Filters Baader Continuum, UV/IF cut, Lumicon UHC, DGM OIII.
SkySafari T-Ring and Adaptor for Olympus E-510 Oly sz-14 SteadyPix Deluxe iOptron SkyTracker 7.7lb Electro Dot Sight RD400X
Quote: We just can't seem to get out of this cycle of regular almost daily onshore winds and cold fronts, it's like a Justin Bieber CD that's stuck on repeat.
Remember, if the women don't find you handsome, they should at least find you handy.
I don't know how old I was when I was one.
Quote:You can send that cold air down here to Arizona; it will be in the 80's AGAIN this week. We're tired of summer! bring on the cool air just keep the clouds.
Quote: Not in Western Colorado. Today was the first cloudy day in nearly a month.
Jack Celestron Nexstar 6SE Stock 25mm Plossl, Vixen NPL 15mm, Televue 11mm and 32mm Plossls GSO 2X Barlow, Astrozap Dewshield
Orion XT12i with Swayze-refigured primary & Protostar secondary
Televue NP101 refractor
William Optics Megrez 90 refractor
Universal Astronomics Deluxe Mounts
Live for now......not tomorrow.
Quote:You must have a teenage daughter!