DON'T PANIC!-Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Don Wyman
APM/TMB 115/805 APO Celestron ED-80 Celestron 9.25
CG-5 Vixen Porta II
Naglers: 17T4, 13T6, 3-6 zoom UWANs: 28mm, 7mm Pentax 10XW, 10mm Radian
Misc EP: 50mm Parks, 42mm GSO, 2x TV Barlow, sundry plossls...
phoneman ( ret) --------- 94mm Brandon / Stellarvue M2 Alt-az 150mm SCT Celestron 200mm SCT Celestron Coronado PST 7X50 Alderblics 16x70 Fujinons
Ross WorkmanDawson Springs, KYWest Kentucky Amateur Astronomers www.wkaa.net18" f/4.5 Frontier Dob with a Galaxy primary - Argo Navis - ServoCat 12.5" f/4.8 Frontier Dob with Sky CommanderTasco 38T 8" f/6 NewtonianCelestron Ultima 8 SCT
Quote:It had been a long time since this discussion had any input, but I would like to add something for the record. We built a nice small observatory and had a Star Liner 14" cassegrain put in by the owner.
Quote:I bought that scope from Pete a few years ago. It was a great performer, just a bit too long though. Got tired of observing on a ladder most of the time. It did look good on the Meade RG mount! As far as I know, it's in Atlanta now. I sold it about four years ago.
12.5" Home built F-4.8 Eq Newt. Lightholder Optics mirror 12'x12' roll-off roof observatory 6" Home built f-6 Newt. w/Dick Wessling mirror on CG-5 Eq. mount. 4.5" Orion Starblast My equipment philosophy... If it ain't broke, fix it anyway.
I don't believe in astrology. I am a Gemini and we're very skeptical.