"The White Zone is for loading or unloading of passengers only. No Astrophotography." Cosmic Acres! Greatest restoration challenge: Tulley and Sons 3" achromat on Altazimuth mount, circa ~late 1820s
15x70-Ultra~TV-85/SM-60~MN-66~12.5"dobsonian Unistar Deluxe~Unimount Light~DM-6/Planet tripod
Meade 16" f/4.5 Lightbridge M42 w/Paracorr & "Crossbow" EQT-200 Equatorial Platform
Meade AR-6 w/10:1 Dual Speed Crayford Focuser
Meade ETX-125 Terabeam/Wegat
Orion ST80 w/single speed Crayford Focuser
CGEM Hypertuned by Deep Space Products
Quote:Here is my re-powder coated and hypertuned LXD75 on a permanent 9 inch concrete pier using 3/4 inch mounting bolts and a pier plate from Dan's. The peacock slate tile was left over from the kitchen remodel.
Quote:It all sits nicely in the center of the yard. I keep the ota in the garage on a custom wall mount and simply carry it out, set it in the rings, turn it on and tell Autostar what day and time it is.
Our Secret To Life:
Focus on what you have, not on what you don't;
Focus on what you can do, not on what you can't.
Coulter 8" dob w/Push-To finder system
Meade 8" EMC SCT/Celestron CG-5GT mount
GO Gemini 15x70 binoculars/parallelogram mount w/Push-To finder system
The Albuquerque Astronomy Society (TAAS)
flickr photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/24719437@N03/
C6-R /Atlas EQ Meade AR-5 Meade 90mm refractor Orion 90mm f 10 refractor Nexstar-8SE ota 10x50 binoculars 15x70 binoculars