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:They were comfortable all the way to zenith.
With a parallelogram mount the need for angled oculars is reduced.
Quote:......I'd be tempted to get these giant binoculars.
Robert The more I learn, The more there is to learn! Orange Zone Dark Site 3 Mounts 4 Imaging Cameras 3 Guide Cameras OTA's = yes
Tom L. made 12.5" f6, "Endurance" C6 on SP C80ED fixed up Edmund 60mm f/6
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:There is no place in Washington forecasted for anything but rain or snow(depending on elevation). Table mountain is showing snow for the forecast. Moscow Idaho, Vantage Wa, Winthrop Wa, Western Wa... all shows rain or a chance of.
Quote: If you guys find somewhere you know of that is going to be clear, please post it.
as long at it is in Washington.
Quote:Quote:There is no place in Washington forecasted for anything but rain or snow(depending on elevation). Table mountain is showing snow for the forecast. Moscow Idaho, Vantage Wa, Winthrop Wa, Western Wa... all shows rain or a chance of. Not even Winthrop? lol
Quote: ...as long as you go high enough. I think we can build one ourselves and maybe get SteveG to fly it for us? S.O.F.I.A.
Quote:Looks like it'll be wet for a while.Time to build something.
Quote:Quote:Looks like it'll be wet for a while.Time to build something. Indeed....I've been building large sailing ship models as of late....most gratifying.
*** 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
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
Quote:.....I'm interested in nebulae, so it has a heated Moonlite filter slide; the slide couldn't be properly matched to the standard Feathertouch focuser so it also has a Moonlite focuser.