DreamCatcher Dobservatory/AstroTech 16" dob.
8"ACF, AR152, ED100, ST80, EQ6Pro, Duo-T, AZ3, EQ1
Dark Arts Observatory - Brockport, NY - Skyshed POD XL5 with iOptron iEQ45 Mount
Scopes: C8, C5, SV110 ED, EON-72 ED, ST 80, ATRC6, Megrez 90
Docent at the Rose Center for Earth and Space at the American Museum of Natural History
12.5 " F5.6 Homemade Dob , mirror ground and figured by myself 10 " F4.0 LXD55 Meade 6" F8 Homemade Dob , mirror ground and figured by myself , Sears 60mm x 900mm Refractor
God's Guidance An Understanding Wife - PRICELESS!!
Lots of help from reading "Cloudy Nights" posts,
and Lots of Patience learned over time...
Sky Dancer Observatory Sky Chart
Quote:I keep saying I'm going to cover the exposed studs, but never seem to get around to it. For the most part, my Obs is working fine and is safe.
AT6RC; C6R; 8" R200SS; 10" SNT; RV6; PST Vixen GP + Starbook-S Warped LXD55 G11 Gemini-1 & DSC Gone! HGM-200 Gemini-2 Orion Starshoot DSCI2; DFK 41AF02 Sky Commander 4 SkyShed POD XL3 14.5" f5 folded Newt Finished. Now in storage. Mount for 14.5" Portable obs on 7ftx16ft utility trailer wi 8ft dome Trailer Plans Approved, Jig Built! http://cleardarksky.com/c/MCAOobMDkey.html
Black Creek Observatory C11 EdgeHD C8 AT6RC Eon80mmED
Enjoy the sky,
Quote:I plan on actually building one this year, upgrades might come later.
-- Matt -observing since fall 2012 16" F/4.5 truss DOB / EON 120mm ED / 10" F/5 strut DOB Paracorr (T1 tunable),telrad, RACI finders, AltAz Tripod mount ES 82° 4.7,6.7,8.8,30mm AT Paradigm 60° 25,18,12mm Pentax XW 70° 20,14mm , Baader zoom observing list/notes.. beginning dslr astrophotos (moon/widefields)
Quote:Ugh, so pleased with my observatory, yet so many upgrades I want to do!- cover roll-off tracks so ice doesn't build up in themI always have great intentions of doing these things before winter, but never remember how much I NEED to until the snow flies!Shawn
Scopes: 190mm SW Mak-Newt @ f/5.3 & 90mm SV Raptor Triplet @ f/7Cameras: Atik 383L+ mono w/ EFW2 FW with Astrodon filters & Canon XSi 450D (Modded)Mount: Astro-Physics Mach1GTO mount guided with QHY5 KWIQ guiderSoftware: Sequence Generator Pro; PixInsight; Photoshop CS5Best investment: Stone Garden Observatory - Bortle 4 (Green)
Quote:I need to build a larger cover over top of the door to shed the snow from the door area.
Quote:Mine is getting a turret.