Dee space-scientist student violinist Nexstar8i,SV80S,80/9D,FC100,94 Brandon,TMB92SS,GM8 8" f/7 Discovery,12.5" Portaball, PST
Orion 80ED, SkyView Pro Vixen Fl102, Meade LXD75 Meade 152ED, Orion Atlas Meade 178ED, Celestron CGE PhotoBlog
Jim Santel MK91 Astreya-SAPO
N11GPS Fastar//TOA-130S//MK66 Std//AT6RC//Vintage C5//Megrez II 80mm APO//SolarMax 40 NJP Temma II//Sirius EQ-G Too Many Astro-Cameras//Mallincam Color Hyper Plus Two not-spoiled Golden Retrievers - Casey and Nelson Lot 19 Deerlick Astronomy Village (Canis Major)
Sometimes I think we're alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we're not. In either case the idea is quite staggering. - Arthur C. Clarke
"Coffee leads men to trifle away their time, scald their chops, and spend their money, all for a little base, black, thick, nasty, bitter, stinking nauseous puddle water." ~The Women's Petition Against Coffee, 1674If it ain't broke, fix it 'til it is.
ErikaAutomatic doors make me feel like a Jedi. PCW Memorial Observatory
TeleVue TV102, Intes Alter M703 AstroTelescopes AR152/Chromacor N, Mod. Zhumell Z12/Paracorr II Meade 10" & 8" SCTs, Jason 60mm Mod Orion 120ST, 127mm MCT Vixen SXW & Porta, LXD55, iOptron GPS, Stellarvue MG2 Canon 10x42L IS, 15x50 IS, Bushnell 10x42 UL, Celestron Regal 8X42LX Nikon 7X35AE Lunt LS60THa/PT/B1200, Herschel Wedge, CaK Olympus E-510, Meade DSI, LPI, TeleVue Binovue/SiebertPMW, Everbright, Ethos, Naglers, Pans, Plos, Pentax, barlows & filters, Celestron SkyScout, Astrofix
TeleVue 140Webster D18
Quote:Here is my refractor family portrait. From left to right TEC-180FL 180mm f/7, Astro-Physics 160EDF 160mm f/7.5, Astro-Physics 130EDF 130mm f/6, and Astro-Physics Traveler 105mm f/5.8. The 180 is subjectively much bigger physically than the 160. family of refractors (image >300k) family of lenses (image >300k) Philip
Quote:Here is my refractor family portrait. From left to right TEC-180FL 180mm f/7, Astro-Physics 160EDF 160mm f/7.5, Astro-Physics 130EDF 130mm f/6, and Astro-Physics Traveler 105mm f/5.8. The 180 is subjectively much bigger physically than the 160. Philip
Quote:Gus, it's the Feathertouch 3.5" unit that comes on all the TEC APO's. It's nice.
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Walter "I can calculate the motions of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people." -Sir Isaac Newton
Astronomer for the People. "Taking Chaos out of the Cosmos" "There's an amazing universe all around us...EXPLORE IT!!!" So many galaxies, so little time!