ATM 13.1" reflector Sky Watcher BK 120 ED Orion 80 ED HEQ5 Pro and EQ6 Pro Modded Rebel XT and T3i unmodded KWIQ Guider http://www.pierresplace.ca
Astrophoto: Intes Micro ALTER-M606 (6" f/6 MCT), Astrotech AT6RC (6" f/9 RC), 2x Tair-3 lenses (300mm f/4.5)
Visual: Celestron 8 SCT ('77 Orange Tube, 8" f/10), Selsi #247 Refractor (aka Towa #339, 80mm f/15), Tasco 11TE-5 Newtonian (4.5" f/7.9), Galileoscope (50mm f/10)
Mounts: Celestron CI-700, iOptron ZEQ25GT, Celestron CG5-ASGT, plus a couple old EQ2s My Astrophotography Site: http://ap.x-wing.ca/
Mach1GTO / G11/G2 (stock) / AT6RC / AT10RC / TMB92SS / Astrodon 50D / STT-8300M / FW8G-STT / PixInsight / etc, etc. Astrobin - Flickr
- Stephen - www.zytratech.com - Gallery on Flickr Twitter Working on my 17" CDK and its Equatorial Mounting: Build Log on CN
Quote: Did you design the side-by-side plate yourself?
Quote: Does it fit small refractors too?
Quote:@Falcon- Your backyard is jawdropping! :P Really nice set up. Did you design the side-by-side plate yourself? Does it fit small refractors too?Do you guys see a big drop in temp by using the external fans? Does it cause any moisture build up inside the camera?
Quote:ahhhh i see! It all makes sense now thats a pretty awesome "design"...patent pending?
Quote:Do you use a finderscope to figure out where your pointing?
Ralph For deep space objects, bigger is better.. 10 dob XT10, C8 OTA my new favorite, C6RGT, Omni XLT 150R, Nexstar 80gt, Canon T2i Brent Oliver mod, Canon T3i
Orion 8" f3.9 Newtonian, Atlas EQ-G Cooled Canon 1100Da SSAG on 50mm Finder pocketrubbish.com
Bay Area, CA Stellarvue SV4, SV70ED Orion 127 Mak, ST80 Pentax K10D (full spectrum mod with cooler) Losmandy GM11 with Gemini 2 My Astrophotos on flickr and on Astrobin and where I write about my efforts
Docent at the Rose Center for Earth and Space at the American Museum of Natural History
Filip Newton 8" f6 SkyWatcher ED80 Mak 90mm/f5.6 guidescope Modified cooled Canon 450D, 10D, 5D, Atik 16IC + Astronomik RGBHa, CLS filter Prototype CCD_UAI KAI4021M camera Belt modified NEQ6 Pro www.filiplolic.com
Tak-106, AP900GTO, Unitrons, Masuyamas
The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears it is true. "J. Robert Oppenheimer"
Bored? Peruse my website: http://www.samirkharusi.net/
Quote:Before I learnt that the secret to pleasant nights is to simplify:
Quote:Samir, can you tell more about the small mirorlens?