Homemade 14.5" f4.3 Truss Dobsonian
Lunt LS60THa LX80 mount
"I'd like to remind you at four in the morning my world is very still, The air is fresh under diamond skies, makes me glad to be alive." Randy Bachmann "Blue Collar"
“A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it is not open.” ― Frank Zappa
Orion XT8i Dob 9x50 RACI Finder TELRAD Reflex Sight Agena SWA 38mm 70 FOV 2" EP Orion 25+10mm Sirius Plossl 52 FOV EP ES 82* 11mm, 18mm 2" ES 68* 24mm 6mm, 25mm Ortho. EP Televue 3X Barlow Filters Baader Continuum, UV/IF cut, Lumicon UHC, DGM OIII. SkySafari T-Ring and Adaptor for Olympus E-510 Oly sz-14 SteadyPix Deluxe iOptron SkyTracker 7.7lb Electro Dot Sight RD400X http://www.astrobin.com/users/NeilMac/
14" Strut; 10"XT; 102ES; 22 in Process; 3.5,5,7,10,14,20mm Pentax XW; 17.3 & 12mm Delos; 27mm Panoptic; 20&24mm ES 68; 24mm ES 82; 30mm ES 82; 6&10mm BCO;
Dob guy for sure
Quote:. Anyone comment on the seat padding, I have a bony butt and need padding:)
Quote: This chair does not have a lot of thick padding. The comfort lies in the correct placement of your body in relation eyepiece.
Quote: I've pinched my finger in the seat and frame when breaking down my astronomy gear and have learned to secure them together with a bungie cord for transport.
Paul Orion XT8 Pentax 10x50 binoculars It's a long night and tell me what else were you gonna do...
Quote: ... bought a Stardust chair... What a huge difference the chair made! Even at zenith with my 16" f/4.5 dob, I can sit in total relaxed comfort.
Quote: for DSO's, a binoviewer is vastly superior IMHO
"I have been paddling in the shallows of a great ocean of knowledge." - Sir Isaac Newton * * 15" F4.55 Starsplitter Dob & a Denk II binoviewer * * http://peaceofsky.wordpress.com/ Pacheco State Park Fremont Peak
Quote:I'd be interested how you like the comfort of the padded seat when you get it. It's on my next "buy" list:)
Wife, kids, dog.Views with glasses: astigmatism and major floaters.Orion StarMax 90mm Mak-CassPorta II45mm 35° | 40mm 43° | 35mm 49° | 28mm 45° | 25mm 50° | 15mm 58° | 11mm 82° | 10mm 50° | Shorty Plus 2xVestil CPRO-800LP observing chairVarious binoculars in the "bang-for-buck" category