Equatorial Newtonians, 20" and 14" "The purpose of life is to be defeated by ever greater things." - Rielke
7x50 tasco binoculars, 60 mm tasco refractor, 10" f/6 dob, (4" f/14 newtonian)
Quote: This is an under construction picture of my 12.5 inch f-6 Newtonian. Welded plate steel construction 1/4 in steel for the forks and 1/2 steel for the base. Fiber glassed sona tube and a 12 inch Thomas Mathis worm and worm wheel. I spent many hours manually guiding this scope .Example picture here of Rosette Nebula ..http://www.astrobin.com/31138/
Clear Skies, Forever! The Vega Sky Center
254mm F/5.65 Homebuilt Fork Mounted Newtonian Reflector
152mm F/10 Jaegers Homebuilt ACHRO Refractor
152mm F/15 Fecker "Prototype" Homebuilt APO Refractor (to be constructed)
130mm F/9 LZOS Homebuilt APO Refractor (to be constructed)
127mm F/9.4 SS Homebuilt ACHRO Refractor
114mm F/8 Tasco 11te-5 Newtonian (to be restored)
102mm F/9 Meade 102ED Semi-APO Refractor
100mm F/13 Carton Homebuilt ACHRO Refractor
76mm F/15.7 Sears Discoverer 6339-A ACHRO Refractor
60mm F/16.7 Tasco 7te-5 ACHRO Refractor
60mm F/15 Jason Discoverer 313 ACHRO Refractor
Skywatcher 6 inch F-5 Newtonian,Lunt LS60THa,Orion ED80T CF ED Triplet,Vintage C-8(1983),Celestron 8se, Celestron CG-5,iEq45, Atik 314L+Mono,Atik 314 L+ OSC, Imaging Source DMk 41AUO2 My images viewed here.. http://www.astrobin.com/users/northisup2/
Quote:Vic 20 and interface hardware 5 k memory
Quote:Quote:Vic 20 and interface hardware 5 k memory Wow. Amazing 80's technology.Amazing project.I wonder, in this digital age, when the last time someone went to "retrieve the film".Are you still using this observatory?CheersJimedit. Then I read your earlier posts and see you're still using film.
Quote:Now for something completely different...... Back in 1982 ! designed my own " goto mount" Actually the project was designed to look for novae by blink comparison...
20 inch f8 Chief Ed Jones designed and a 17 f9 Zanbuto Wide Band Chief Mike Jones designed .Both unobstructed telescopes .
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Christopher AstroSky 16 inch dob 12.5 inch build for my dad. http://s1232.photobucket.com/u...%20inch%20truss%20II
DIY Astro Chair http://s1232.photobucket.com/u.../diy%20astro%20chair
Quote:Here is my 17inch f9 Wide Band Chief
6"f15 D&G, 6"f5 Jaegers.
TSA 102, TV60.
Docter 15x60, 10x50.
"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
Quote:My 4" F-15 Jaegers lens.. Nothing too out of the ordinary.I made the lens cell, end cell, finder (old Edmund lens) and baffles. Lens is superb, really one of my favorites.
7x35 and 10x50 sears tower binocs, 3" f/10 edmunds reflector, 2.4" f/11.7 manon refractor, 6" f/8 jaegers refractor, 10" f/11 R30 Istar refractor, 3" f/15.8 sans&streiffe refractor, 3.1" f/15 selsi refractor(towa 339), 2.4" f/15 sears refractor, selsi 30x30mm spyglass, criterion 5-draw 25x45x75x spyglass(1957), 4.25" f/14.8 tasco 20te.http://cleardarksky.com/c/OmahaNEkey.html
Quote: Wow!! What more can a person say.