Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the USFL, when football was more than a game.
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Skywatcher 120ED Refractor Assorted Zhumell Planetary, Skywatcher and ES eyepieces, a 2x barlow and a few filters. iOptron MiniTower II Sony NEX 3 for astrophotography
WO Megrez 90mm, Porta II SW 200mm, SW 100mm ED, EQ5 Nikon Action EX 8x40, Fujinon Polaris 10x50 Garrett Signature 15x70
A man is a small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders.
Meade 12.5" F/6 Research Grade
1971 Criterion RV-6
Orion Observer 70mm Refractor
Homemade 4" f/12 reflector (being rebuilt)
Clear Skies, TonyScopes: Celestron 150mm SCT, ES 102mm refractor, 114mm Newt, Circle T 80mm refractor, Cel./Vix. 60mm refractor "the Brute" EP's: Various and sundry along with barlows WO and ES Dielectric Diagonals Filters: DGM Optics NPB, Orion SkyGlow Filter, color and longpass AstroZap Dew Shield, Vibration Pads etc... AstroPlanner V2.1, SkySafari 4 Plus, Vortex 8X42, 60's 7X35 Binocs Astronomy in the Orange Zone! ...73 de KM5JH...
Quote:BTW, with my 40mm EP I get 1* FOV, so if I pan around some, I should be able to see some of it, right?
Quote:Also, what about using my 9x63 Bino's, would that work some you think?
Quote:Some folks feel the UHC is actually better than the OIII in revealing structure the OIII misses. To me its a dead heat. Darker sky background with an OIII but marginally. Then again I don't do deepsky under a sky I could read a book with .Pete
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:Well, I guess I'm going to have to take a drive some night to darker skies?
Buddy C-11 SCT, XT10i Dob, C-6 SCT, ETX125PE Mak-Cass, TV102, & AT66
"We the People are the rightful master of both congress and the courts - not to overthrow the constitution, but to overthrow the men who pervert the constitution." Abraham Lincoln"
The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands." Psalms 19:1
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Quote:I kept panning around 52 cgy and found a small sliver next to it. I was not very impressive at all. I was using a 10" Dob with a 28mm SWA for 44x and 1.5*fov and a DGM NPB 2" filter that I just bought.
10" F/4.7 Modified Skywatcher Reflector 38mm Orion Q70, 17mm Modded Ultima LX 10mm TeleVue Delos, 7mm Pentax XL
Clear skies, Erik
Visual astronomer, main instruments:
Matthias Wirth 16" f/5 Takahashi FS-102 NSV on EM-10 Celestron 1983 C5
Zeiss, TeleVue and Celestron eyepieces
Nikon 18x70 IF-WP Zeiss Victory FL 7x42 Zeiss Victory FL 10x32