I think you're worth a double serving of happiness!Tal-200K (#199) with JMI NGF-Mini2M focuser on GEM3 • Astro-Tech AT80ED • Orion Sirius EQ-G with wireless EQDIRECT • Astro-Tech Voyager • Celestron Regal LX 10x42 • Helios 15x70 ATM projects: 14" f/5 truss Dobson: first light Jul 1, 2011 - currently in 'tweak & widget' mode
“I am the only person to ever ace a 1951 USAF resolution test. My 'to observe' list says 'done'. I do not use charts or atlases when I starhop; men do not use maps. One of my sketches won an SBIG deep sky imaging contest. I am the life of star parties I have never attended. I never say anything looks like a faint fuzzy - not even a faint fuzzy. Pilots aim green laser pointers at me. Don Pensack proofreads my CN forum posts.” - The Most Interesting Astronomer in the Universe
Jeff Morgan - Wile E. Coyote School of Telescope Making
12" Harden Optical "Bubba"
16" Meade Lightbridge "Beached Whale"
70mm ETX-AT "Peashooter"
& a slew of EPs, Baaders, Meades,a lonely Nagler ,Star party specials-GSO's and TMB's
...It is better that my wife knows the VALUE of my equipment than the PRICE of my equipment.
Quote: Some people dream of having an Italian supermodel for a wife. Others, a fancy sports car parked in their driveway.
Quote: I dream of a permanently-mounted long-focus achromat.
"You're not afraid of the dark, are you?" - Riddick "The best scientists are humble. They seek to understand, not to ensure their legacy, but merely to understand." - Mori
Milton Wilcox R.I.P
Scopes: CPC8, TV85+Voyager Binos: 40-70mm, GT80mm~45deg
"We live in the sky, not under it." John Tyndall
Quote:The Fry telescope is such a beautiful restoration. If I ever get to London, I'd love to go and see it.
Quote:Did you get a chance to look through it, Richard?
Quote:Neil,This is one of the best articles I have read in the past few years.Thank you so much for all your hard work
Some people dream of having an Italian supermodel for a wife. Others, a fancy sports car parked in their driveway. I dream of a permanently-mounted long-focus achromat.
"A telescope is either good or cheap, not both" - but sometimes you get lucky!