Every week I do something new to reduce light pollution. Eyes on the Sky is at 650,000+ views so far; more views = more awareness. Please consider sharing with others.
David W. Knisely . . . . . . "If you aren't having fun in this hobby, you aren't doing it right." Hyde Memorial Observatory http://www.hydeobservatory.info Prairie Astronomy Club http://www.prairieastronomyclub.org
Quote:I purchase a 3x barlow the day after in hope that I would get another night like that and have had nothing but clouds since
Quote:Typical seeing in CT makes 173x to 240x seeing the most use.
Quote:You sound like you have an impressive long tube newt but don't do what I did and wait years and years to install a full-time running fan.
Quote:What magnification(s) have others pushed their telescopes to when viewing the Moon?
Norme 150mm MCT f/13, 31% CO Yellow Zone "People say I'm in denial. I disagree."
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
Quote: In Jim's case, his barlow stacking result might be him viewing the Earth from the Moon's surface.
"You're not afraid of the dark, are you?" - Riddick "The best scientists are humble. They seek to understand, not to ensure their legacy, but merely to understand." - Mori
Quote:Such is the beauty of the moon! Ridiculous high power and ridiculous low power, and everywhere in between, it always looks good!Rob