SLAP Observer --- TMB130SS, SV102V(LOMO Lens), SV80ED Deluxe "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." -- Edmund Burke. "People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf." -- George Orwell "The measure of a man’s greatness is not determined by what he accomplishes for himself, but by what he accomplishes for others.” -- Some Bald Guy
C10NGT, Z8, 150 Rumak, XLT 150, C6, C5, SW5 Newt, 4.5 Ball, C102GT, C90, ST80, A70LF; 15x70, 25x100; Burgess BV; Paracorr II; T6 2.5, XO 2.58/5.1, Ethos-SX 3.7, Delos 4.5, TV Plossl 7.4-26, BCO 10, Hutech HC 12.5, Sterling 12.5-25, ES100 14, CZJ H 16/25, CZJ O 16, M5k UWA 24, T5 31, Ultrascopic 35, Titan-II 40; Bino Pairs M5k UWA 6.7, Baader Zoom 8-24, M5k SWA 24, TV Plossl 26, RKE 28.7; Zooms NZ 2-4, NZ 3-6, Leica ASPH 8.9-17.8, Baader 8-24; Baader Zoom Barlow, VIP Barlow
14" f/4.8 Obsession Clone w/ ServoCat/ArgoNavis Apogee RA-88 Binocs
Quote:I like my AT 72ED. I was amazed at the price, especially after I actually got to see and use it: great views, and a fantastically smooth focuser! I opted for the admittedly boring white and gray tube, but it comes in blue, black, green, red, and even pink.
Quote:Quote:To bouffetout: UNCLE!!!!!!!
English is not my first language and I don't understand some subtilities . To me an uncle is the brother of my mother and he's very cool and intelligent ! Could you explain what YOU mean by that ???
Quote:To bouffetout: UNCLE!!!!!!!
Indiana for two more weeks...
14.5" Teeter w/ Richard Fagin mirror, TT #66
EON 120ED on CG-5 ASGT
Lunt LS60THa/B1200 Sky Guy Porta II
Denk Super System with A45 OCS
Orion XT12i with Swayze-refigured primary & Protostar secondary
Televue NP101 refractor
William Optics Megrez 90 refractor
Universal Astronomics Deluxe Mounts
Quote:It's hard to top those rare but beautiful Alvan Clark brass finished big refractors.
Quote:I am partial to my "Classic Black Celestrons" -- half the reason I collected them was because I've always liked the looks of them (the other half was how well they work)
Author: Stargazing Basics: Getting Started in Recreational Astronomy ; 10" f/4.7 homebuilt reflector; 6" f/10 Jaeger's refractor; 5" f/6.4 refractor; 127mm Mak; Astro-Tech 72ED; Half a dozen more small scopes & mounts; Orion Atlas EQG; G-11; Starlab portable planetarium; Lots of cameras, from webcams to 4x5. My Website
A man is a small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders.
My little Agatha. You left too soon. My furry friends, past and present, are always with me.
-DannyMy warehouseMy Channel
Quote:this guy has some great ideas for artistic scopes.Heinrich Ederand his [url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMCJEugu6HE]parabolic marble[/url]
Quote:....................I still think of Ron Ravneberg who passed away in 2009. Go to the ATM forum and in a sticky can be found the memorial gallery of Ron's work. Absolutely beautiful telescopes. Best, Linda B.
Jeff Huston Obsession 30" f/5 (#102) Obsession 18" f/4.5 (#264) Celestron C9.25 f/10 Losmandy GM8 Cave 8" f/6 Newt Orion 80 and 120mm f/5 achro Coronado PST Vixen Polaris
Chris Small telescopes, some medium size, a smattering of eyepieces and filters. The human brain-a 3 pound, 30 watt, self-programming supercomputer that can be mass produced by unskilled labor. Member IDA
Quote:Surely the Questar 7 was intentionally made to look like a lander!
Quote:The prettiest, most beautiful scope is one sitting out at sunset where the skies are dark and clear. Those are the things memories are made of...Jon
Old German proverb: "We grow too soon old and too late smart."
I'm still waiting for the smart.
Orion 8-inch f/4.9 Newt
Orion Apex 90 Mak
An iOptron MiniTower to put 'em on
And a bunch o' goodies to go with 'em.
Alanoodle's Model Portfolio
Quote:this guy has some great ideas for artistic scopes.Heinrich Ederand his parabolic marble
Quote:Look thru your telescope.....Not at them!!!