Charlie NR1Q - Retired USAF Optica b/c 76x1200, Swift 831, Sears 6339-A, Sans & Streiffe 618, Mayflower 816 Astro Optical S5, Monolux 4380, Space Scope 60x910, Tasco 7T, Aerolite 859, HyScore 417, Manon 60/700 Cartonesque 60x1000, Sears 4451, 6331, Tasco 9VR 50mm HyScore #457, Unitron 105, Tasco 66TE, Tasco Terrastro 50/600, Tasco Deluxe 50/600, Bushnell Space Rover 50/500 40mm Asahi Jupiter, Astro Optical R-41, 40mm SPI #523 Optica b/c LN-4E
Quote:Wow, that's in superb shape! How in the world did you find one in such like-new condition. Makes one wonder how many more of these are hidden away. Could you possibly post some close ups of the mount?
Quote:Do you have a link to the registry?
Celestron C8 Registry
"If you want to succeed in the world, you don't have to be much cleverer than other people. You just have to be one day earlier.” -- Leo Szilard
Quote:Quote:Do you have a link to the registry? Here it is.See message #4825052 to download the file.
Classic refractors incl. Unitrons, Zeiss, Goto Optical, Royal Astro, Edmund; visual observer.
"Toto, I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore!"
Quote:That is an absolutely gorgeous telescope. And it looks brand new. Simply amazing.
"The White Zone is for loading or unloading of passengers only. No Astrophotography." Cosmic Acres! Greatest restoration challenge: Tulley and Sons 3" achromat on Altazimuth mount, circa ~late 1820s
Quote:Very nice moon!Someday, I'll come across one of these. I did pick up one Swift eyepiece (4mm, I think) at the RTMC swap meet this past may. So now I need a scope to put it in!I took simple liberties with your image. Hope you don't mind:
Jules. Tal 100RS Skymax 150 pro mak 6" f5 pds newt Swift 839 vintage frac HEQ5 syntrek and lots of lovely ortho`s
Vixen/Orion 102ED * Celestron C-11 * Unitron 114 60mm * Mayflower 816 80mm * Swift 831 76mm
~ JW STEWART ~
* On Active Duty: Sears 6366 (Royal Astro) / Tasco 999VR (Diamond Z) / Monolux 4380 (Cursive HOC)
* Long Time Gone: Bushnell Banner 1000 / Meade ETX-90RA (Flower Pot) / D&G 5" f/10 Refractor / Tasco (Towa) 80mm Refractor / ATM 8" f/4.5 Newtonian / Sears (Towa) 60mm Refractor