Quote:Depends on how windy it gets. In Milford, Utah, we use an anvil hanging from a chain as a wind sock.
"He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals." . . . Ben Franklin
Garrett Optical 28x110HD Signature Series
Oberwerk 20x80 Standard
Garrett Optical 15x70WP-CF
Garrett Optical 10x50 Gemini
Bushnell 8x40 fitted w/solar filters
Celestron NexStar-11 GPS
SkyWatcher 120mm Equinox APO refractor
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.
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
Meade LX200 10" f/6.3 Classic
Celestron Nexstar 8SE
Celestron 90mm Mak Meade 90mm f/8.8 Refractor
Celestron CR-150-HD6 ,6" f/8 Refractor
TASCO 60MM X 900 MM Refractor (My first scope that my wife gave to me for Christmas in '91 , still have it.
Celestron CG5 Advanced Mount
Celestron Bino Viewer
Orange Zone 10'X12' Roll Off Roof Observatory Southeast, South Dakota
Quote:Wow, thats a huge footing and pier. what do you hope to put on there in the future, a 24" Sct Or larger?
Quote:Quote:Wow, thats a huge footing and pier. what do you hope to put on there in the future, a 24" Sct Or larger? I don't know what may go on there in the future, probably a combination of OTA's. But now, I don't need to worry about it.:) Only 6" below it was bedrock, so I figured over pour it above ground. The price is pretty much the same for a cu yard or two cu yards after delivery as well.
David M. Douglass - Tempe, Arizona - http://www.az-dahut.net/
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.
1987 Meade LX3 2120 10" SCT on hypertuned EQ6 Pro Baader Self-Mod Canon XS_CLS Clip Filter DSI color_Orion ST80 Coulter 10" Compact Odessey Dob http://www.astrobin.com/users/shawnhar
Quote:How is the loose dog going to fare?The weather must be aggravating. Usually the astronomer's curse happens just before you try to observe or use your equipment. Hopefully you will have paid all your dues by the time you are ready to roll off the roof for first light.
Quote:I'm sorry you lost your rooster; he was a lot of fun!