Ron Nexstar 8SE 120ST Nikon Prostaff 7 8x42 __________________________________________________ Vice President EAS: http://www.everettastro.org/ EAS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages...iety/199716403399311 Member International Darksky Assoc.: http://www.darksky.org/
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Tom (Pegster)DSH-8 (GSO Dob) - 15x70 OberwerksED80/SVP - WO 66PSears Discoverer EQ 60/900 - 8x42 Regals History is Philosophy teaching by examples. Thucydides
Quote:Not too shabby for a seat of the pants shot with the old SCT!! That 1000D is doing a fine job with the mod.I think I need to pick your brain about doing the mod to mine.It was purchased with the intent to make an astro camera.
Quote:We're planning another astro-outreach night at Shadow Lake Bog on the last weekend of March. It's in Maple Valley.
Shadow Lake Bog
If there's any interest here I'll post all the pertinent info as it becomes available.
Quote:I'm interested. Link is busted.
Quote:A map link would be a plus. I'd like to visit the place regardless of astro outreach.
Mr. Stacy From: Seattle, WA Proud to be a Cloudy Nights Member since 9/15/02
* Celestron NS11 GPS - Stellarvue Raptor 90mm APO* Vixen Ultima 8X56 - Fujinon 10X50 FMT-SX - Nikon 7X50 ProStar - Vanguard Endeavor ED 8X42 - Nikon Action Ex. 7X35More cowbell please!
Quote:Zzzzzzzzzzz........ Bump! Wha? Huh? Hey, what's going on around here?
Quote:Quote:Zzzzzzzzzzz........ Bump! Wha? Huh? Hey, what's going on around here? What you'd expect to be going on during cloudy season -- not a whole lot.I was a bit bummed this weekend though -- I'd been hoping to take my scope out Friday night since it looked like it'd be clear till Midnight or so at Rattlesnake Lake at least. But i came down with a cold instead, bleah.Bummer, since i haven't had my scope out since way back last March.
WO Megrez 120 ED on GP Mount
WO ZenithStar 80 ED II on Porta II
10" Meade LightBridge/Paracorr
Orion ED 100 on Polaris Mount
Astro-Tech 8" f6 Dob
Bushnell Ares 5
Meade 226 2.4" f11.7
SpaceScope 2.4" f15
Quote:All good by yesterday! I needed sleep and got it :-)
I am a firm believer in the flu shots. I get tyem for free because I work a hospital.
Haven't had any flu like symptoms in years.
Well now...see here! I GOT my flu shot and got the worst case of the flu in years, had to go to the hospital for help. Got sick for over six weeks with the Flu, bronchitis and other junk. Just now getting over all that crud. So sometimes getting the flu shot doesn't help!
Celestron Advanced VX Edge8; Celestron 20X80 binoculars on a 1st surface mirror mount; Orion Q70 set; WO Binoviewers; Nikon 16X50 binoculars.
A little girl once asked as I showed her the Moon with my telescope, "Are you a scientist?" No, it's just a hobby....
South of Seattle - east of Tacoma
Flu shot only covers 3 or 4 strains. But it's better protection than nothing.
Pixie, May, 2000 ---> 3/7/14
Mike "Once in a while you can be shown the light In the strangest of places if you look at it right" - Robt. Hunter
Webster 14.5" f/4.5, "Sugaree" Televue NP 101 (name not yet apparent) Siebert Black Night BVs 8 X 42 Celestron Regals, 12 X 36 Canon IS II
We had a couple of hours of clear weather last night so I setup in the backyard to test my mono-fied Canon Xt. It seems to be working well. This is 85 minutes of 5 minute subs with the 12nm Ha clip on filter. I didn't spend too much time on the framing obviously. There is a bit of trailing but I was shooting at 105mm with the iOptron SkyTracker so I think I was pushing the limit on the little tracker
OMG! We lost Pixie yesterday!? I'm so sorry, Mike. She was just as sweet as a dog could be. Gabby has lost a good friend and so have I.
Please pass my condolences along to Anne and give her a big hug for me.
So sorry to hear about Pixie. Honey Bunny and I send our deepest sympathies. What a sweet, sweet girl.
http://www.petloss.com/rainbowbridge.htm Oh my Mike. She was a sweet soul. I'm sure that she is waiting across the Rainbow Bridge . My condolences to you and Anne.
No dog was better loved.
It does offer some solace to know that our four footed friends could not have had a better life. We love our animals and they give to us as much as we give to them. Our beloved husky Boaz waited patiently for me to get home to say his last good-by. Then he went on his way. We'll see them again someday and they will be happy and healthy and quite excited to see us.
Thank you for the kind thoughts, guys. I hope I can go as quickly. She stayed mobile and happy until about 4 hours before she went, avoiding imbecility and helplessness. It's pretty sad but it was inevitable.
Sorry to hear about Pixie, Mike. It will still be Pixieland...
*** I qualify as a carpal tunnel because my quantity always beats my quality *** Amateur astronomer - Sirius Hobbyist! Jackie Borg 125SD 6" achro w/ Jaeger lens 4" LZOS CF 105/650 DM-6 & Tri36L Ethoses, Pentaxes, BGOs, Naglers, Pans,etc Garrett 100mm Mk II
Just getting back on CN today after being locked out with the new system. Mike, it won't be the same without Pixie. I'm bummed, and we are all going to miss her.
I can't tell you how sorry I am to hear that. Lost my own pup Cajun less than a month ago as you know. My deepest sympathies to you and Anne.
I will always remember her fawn coat and her determined gallop across Pixieland.
Edit: Ir's actually been two months since we lost Cajun.
Modded C9.25, Vixen SP retrofitted with DS motors and Autostar My pics Stars light the world without, to give us purpose They light us within to give us reason We live in a well-lit abyss.