Keeper of the Swamp Gas Observatory. "Well if I'm here and you're here, doesn't that make it OUR TIME."AR127 CG4
1984 tasco 49TR 60x800mm
1976 Vixen Polaris 80x1200mm
Denkmeier Big Easy BV
Quote:I did a quick check if collimation, and it is a bit off center. I'm not quite brave enough to take a screwdriver to my scope yet, but would improving collimation improve contrast? I know that SCTs aren't optimal planetary scopes, but any other tips would be appreciated.
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Quote:Also, "seeing" conditions are generally better after midnight.
Quote:I had thought that if seeing was bad I would see it as motion in the image. I've experienced this sometimes. Can seeing affect the view even if I can't see the rippling air distortions directly?
First and foremost observing love: naked eye.
Last but not least, telescopes.
And I sometimes dabble with cameras.
Orion Starblast 4.5 inch reflector
Rokinon 8x42 Binos
Nikon Aculon 7x35 Binos
The Mass of Uranus is 86,810,300,000,000,000,000,000,000 kg
Celestron cpc 1100 Celestron 127 Mak on CG5 WO Binoviewers Baader Aspherics 36, 31 mm. Baader Hyperions 24, 21, 13, 10, 8, 5 mm & 8 - 24 zoom. Numerous Filters - 0III, UHC, UHS-S and Coloured.