• Celestron Ultima 8, f/10 • Zhumell Z12, f/4.9 • Intes MK-67, f/12 • Celestron C5 Orange Tube, f/10 • WO 80mm Fluorite APO, f/6.9 • Carton 60mm ATM, f/16.7 • a few Plössls, a few Orthos, a few Königs, an Erfle or two, a few SWA, a few UWA, a couple SUWA... • CG-5 ASGT, CG-5, & AT Voyager "It's amazing what you can see if you look... " Yogi Berra
"A telescope is either good or cheap, but not both" - but sometimes you get lucky!
Norme 150mm MCT f/13, 31% CO Yellow Zone "People say I'm in denial. I disagree."
Joe (quote)"That does it! Next Big Bang, someone has got to rethink this gettin' old business!" Joe Daugert -------------------------------------------------- >>>>>>>>>>>> ISTAR Scope Club <<<<<<<<<<<<
ALL my posts should be considered as opinions shaped by MY experiences and understanding of the facts.
------------------ Mert 42º49"N 1º38"W 3" Polarex refractor,6" F12 SW MCT,Moonlight "Stepperized" EQ6 + EQMOD,SPC900NC/DFK21AU04.AS/ASI120MC My web-page Still working to make it decent!
Quote:Illinois, how would you compare it to your C8?
Quote:Hi Traveler,I did make it from my balcony for sure, no joke!That with some chimneys smoking etc.However the seeing was great and I wasn't even there,I used Firecapture to capture and Autoguide at thesame time for 3 hours, 60 avi's.The image was one of the best!Here is an animation of those 3 hours: 3 hour animation 150mm Mak I'm sure Richard won't have any problems to improve this!!Edit: it's a bit dark I see, have to adjust my laptopscreen when processing
7 X 50 Binoculars 102mm f/9.8 Refractor 14" SCT w/ CGE Pro 6" SCT 180mm f/15 Mak Atlas EQ-G GEM Pentax, ES, Baader Ortho & Sterling EPs.
Quote:You're gona love that scope Richard, brilliantpiece of Maksutov!!Optics are said to be very smooth, mine ( 150mm ) isa nice sample as well, I won't sell never I think!Here a sample image with the 150mm, you are going toblast this away for sure!!Hope to see some images taken with your scope soon!