Orange Tube C8, Tasco 7te-5, 4" Criterion Dynascope, Jason/Towa 313
Nikon Action Extreme & Pentax WPii Binoculars
At my club, everything one could want up to 18"
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)
What some may view as an argument I view as a different perspective.
President Southwest Florida Astronomical Society, Inc.
Have Scopes, will observe!
Quote:For an old c8 and a 12.5" it's a steal just get both and sort it out later.
"The White Zone is for loading or unloading of passengers only. No Astrophotography." Cosmic Acres! Greatest restoration challenge: Tulley and Sons 3" achromat on Altazimuth mount, circa ~late 1820s
Quote:for a general purpose scope, it is awesome.
Quote:Make sure... there is not excessive mirror shift.
Quote: Also make sure you are buying it for the right reason. Because it is a classic-not for it's optics.
George You know you're getting on when the equipment you farmed with is showing up as suburban lawn ornaments.
Quote:An old orange tube C-8 is no slouch...1975 Orange Tube C-8 thread