Celestron 8SE Dobstuff 13.1": Swayze refigured Coulter mirror, 6 pt mirror cell (2 pt edge support) and CF focuser board made by me StarBlast 4.5 ST80/PortaMount II Zhumell 20x80/Oberwerk 15x70 on a Seronik-style tripod boom mount Hubble Optics 18 inch F/4 mirror.
Quote:Especially anyone who has found an effective application for them
Selfmade 83x914mm w "Jaegers" Achromat Selfmade 127x700mm w "Surplus Shed" Achromat Orion XT8 Selfmade SiTech ALT AZ Celestron Advanced VX
Refractors Reflectors Two Cats A few eyepieces
Inventor of the Herschel Wedgie. Watch your back.
Astronomy - The World's Second-Oldest Profession.
"You don't know Swift from Astrola." -C.H.-
Quote:Btieman are you any other lens or just primeFocus. ?I did this awhile. Back lots of sa
7x35 and 10x50 sears tower binocs, 3" f/10 edmunds reflector, 2.4" f/11.7 manon refractor, 6" f/8 jaegers refractor, 10" f/11 R30 Istar refractor, 3" f/15.8 sans&streiffe refractor, 3.1" f/15 selsi refractor(towa 339), 2.4" f/15 sears refractor, selsi 30x30mm spyglass, criterion 5-draw 25x45x75x spyglass(1957), 4.25" f/14.8 tasco 20te.http://cleardarksky.com/c/OmahaNEkey.html
Quote:I wonder if it was originally used with a curved film-holder, somewhat like a Schmidt camera?
Atlas and EdgeHD 8 on concrete pier with rolloff shed
Homemade refractor 83mm f/12 Jaegers objective
Photometrics Quantix KAF6303E
Modded Canon 550D, 350D
Meade LXD75, LXD55
Lots of ideas and plans, too little time
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Quote:OK no more pictures of cars, trees, vents , air conditioners
Quote:Btieman,All stars above a certain brightness have that vertically oriented 'bow tie' flaring. I wonder if it has anything to do with the very fast light cone's interaction with the pixels???