“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
clear skies and apple pies!
Quote:Okay. Just for you two guys. Here's a bonus 60mm target. Ceres. Now you have 890 targets to chase. Okay, okay. Let's make it 891. Vesta, too.
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:Gardner unfortunately CN doesn't let me upload the ST3 ".stx" format files. There is a notice that pops up warning that .stx is not one of the permitted attachment formats.PM me your e-mail address and I'll e-mail you the list in .stx format.Regards,Jim
15" Obsession #1603 AstroTech AT66
Quote: Boy, Glenn, NGC 7000 might be a toughie for my 50mm f/20, at least all in one bite. I'm not sure I could fit the entire complex into the FOV, no matter what eyepiece I used.
"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
Live Life Right. Aim High, Think High
Zhumell Z8. C6-SGT / ZEQ25GT. AR102 / WO Z71.
Celestron 15 x 70 / Nikon 10 x 50 action series. Modest range of eyepieces, TV Barlow, Diagonals, FR's. Skytracker / Astronomik CLS II.
Canon 70D / 550D.
Quote:...Incidentally, I also looked at a few 60mm to 70mm currently available scopes that might be nice options. The Meade NG-60 runs about $80 and looks like a modernized iteration of the classic alt-az mounted beginner's 60mm achromat...
Quote: I read the article and wish I owned a 60mm scope. Even though I live in a city, it would have been great to try as many objects possible under city pollution. At least some data could be gathered. What I have is a Z71mm WO.
Refractors Reflectors Two Cats A few eyepieces