C11 Edge HD, C925 XLT TEC 140 (#352) w/ AT65EDQ Skywatcher 100ED w/ WO66SD ZenithStar, ES 80mm Apo Sirius, Atlas EQ-G, "Atlosmandy" Pro AZ/EQ-G, T-Rex Apex,Porta II DBK21AU04, DBK21AU618, DMK21AU618, DMK31AU03, ASI120mm/mc, Hutech 500DH Beaglehaven Observatory (BYO #168)
Alan Lehman 8" Newt homebrew and hand-figured optics; Moonlite focuser; Atlas EQ-G TV 2x Barlow; 5x Powermate Basler acA640-100gm; Astronomik LRGB 2c; XAGYL wheel
Richard 1977 C8/Orion 180mm mak on AS-CG5 mount
Orion 127 mak/C80ED on modded Celestron SLT
Garrett 20x80 binoculars/WO binoviewer
Canon XSi/Neximage 5/SPC900NC
Solar filters/various eyepieces/barlows/flip mirror
Quote:In order to reach focus with your refractor you may need a tube extension - I do...
"Violence is not the answer. Poison is the answer."
32.2N 110.9W (Elev 2582 ft)
"Normal" people worry me! - If you want to think "outside the square" you really need to get out of your box! A kleptomaniacal plethora of gear: Custom-cooled (my designs) C11&14, Orion Optics (UK) VX16 16" F4 newt waiting for obs, ED127 triplet, NEQ6Pro, HEQ5Pro, ancient AstroOptics EQ mount super-customised with microsteppers, goto etc, ASI120MM, ASI120MC, Flea3 (retired - accepting offers!) Toucam 840k, modded Canon 50d + F4L etc,etc & lots of other homebrew equipment.....
Quote:Nice Paul - not sure what exactly defines "small bore" but I was going to set up the 5" apo with the ASI120MC colour cam to see how that fared on Jupiter on a night when/if old Jove cooperates..!
Takahashi TS-65, FC-50 & EM-10 mount, Borg 100, C8, Various Vixens
"Another new world, no beer, no women, no pool parlors, nothing to do here but to throw rocks at tin cans and we have to bring our own tin cans." Earl Holliman (Cookie)- Forbidden Planet
------------------ Mert 42º49"N 1º38"W 3" Polarex refractor,6" F12 SW MCT,Moonlight "Stepperized" EQ6 + EQMOD,SPC900NC/DFK21AU04.AS/ASI120MC My web-page Still working to make it decent!
Quote:What a bunch of cool pix you folks are posting! Big kudos to zA and flava...magnificent work there
TS65EDQ, AT106, MN61, Mini Borg 50 Orion Sirius Heq5-Hypertuned, Antares PED30 TouCam Pro II, Asi120mc, Canon 450D-modded Atik 420C
Quote:Great shot Paul, love that composition! What's the focal ratio on that scope?
Quote:Very nice Brian! On a side note if you don't mind, how would you rate the Siebert 4X barlow? I've heard some good things about the Siebert optics, they appear anyway to be good bargains.Glenn