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[August 21st, 2017]
Celestron EDGE 11/CGEM | Stellarvue SVR90T-25FT20MM ES100 | Televue 31MM Nagler T5 | Televue 11mm Nagler T6 | Televue 2X PowerMate Sky Safari 4 | SkyFi
Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the Western Spiral Arm
Steve" Mit der Dummheit kampfen Gotter selbst vergebens "
200PDS , 80EDPro , Tal100RS , ST120 , ETX105 , Mak180Pro.HEQ5ProSynscan , EQ3/2.Canon1000D x 2 (Std Unmodded) , SPC900NC x 2 (1x Colour 1x Mono).
Quote:Yes, I saw the news article today. Beautiful image! I now have that image as wall paper on my desktop PC. Viewed M57 the other night with my 4 inch Omni XLT. Gave a pretty decent view thru it but not as good as the view thru my Z12 dob.Gary
SteveCarpe NoctemBushnell 10x50 Seymour solarized binoculars.Bushnell 12x32 moon and terrestrial binoculars.Celestron: 102-GT Refractor OTA on a CG-4 GEMAstro-Tech Value Plössl 32mm, 20mmZhumell Z series 14.5mm, 9mm, 5mm+42° 18' 37.39", -122° 52' 3.76"
Never argue with a fool.Onlookers often can't tell the difference.
Quote:I'm surprised by how mediocre the Hubble photo is.This is typical of long exposures from the Earth:http://www.all-hd-wallpapers.com/wallpapers/space/342679.jpgand Tony Hallas had an even-better one on his website astrophoto.com, but it appears to be down at the moment.Here's another good one:http://www.starshadows.com/galley/display.cfm?imgID=154and here:http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap091106.html
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