Michael Rosolina Celestron CGE Pro 1400 f/11 SCT 1980 Orange Tube C8 f/10 SCT 108mm f/4.2 Astroscan Reflector 50mm f/10 Galileoscope 40mm PST f/10 APM Germany HD 15x70 binoculars Canon 12x36 IS II binoculars Mark I Eyeball My CN Gallery
I want to do more then just look.
I LOVE THE STARS TO DEARLY TO FEAR THE NIGHT. celestron c-8 8x50mm finder televue 1.25" barlow e-lux 40mm wf, a pentax xl 10.5mm , orion ex 2 ,17mm wf's. an original televue zoom twist type (2000) 8mm-24 filters lite red 23a,violet 47 and yellow both (great for venus) light blue 82a. also an orange #21 to help find the inner planets as they neutralize the blue sky in daylite. Baader contrast filter,helps with planets.orion contrast filter.
XT12 Classic Dob CR150HD refractor on Atlas mount 120ST refractor PST solar scope Orion 9x63 binos
A man is a small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders.
Quote: it looked like a trilobite
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"
Quote:If ever there was a target for a spacecraft flyby, I'd say P/Holmes is it.
Quote:like Holmes was predicted to reach aproximately mag 15 when the outburst in 2007 occurred, it looks like the 2014 return mag estimate is about the same
Quote:Quote: it looked like a trilobite
I had it down as a colourful tropical fish
If you look at the 3rd image in the pano - can you see the disconnected ion tail?
That was a treat to watch it slowly disconnect over a few days. We are sort of looking down its whole length so we see only a foreshortened cross sectional view
Author of "What's Up" articles for CN Author "Touching the Universe" iUniverse Author "Deep Sky Observing" Springer Author "Nebulae and How to Observe Them" Springer 8" Celestron SCT and Vixen ED 80 on a CGEM Canon T2i camera and lenses for piggybacking
Quote:Ah the Alpha Perseii association field was marvelous. By this time Holmes had lost its green coma and ion tail and was just an expanding dust shell - but still largely opaque
12.5 " F5.6 Homemade Dob , mirror ground and figured by myself 10 " F4.0 LXD55 Meade 6" F8 Homemade Dob , mirror ground and figured by myself , Sears 60mm x 900mm Refractor