Rob ... my avatar pic is me ... on a good day! ********************** SV-105T Canon 12x36 IS binos Pan 22 Nag 12T2 Delos 8 XCEL-LX 7mm Nag 5T6 Previous Scopes: .... many apos and a few dobs!
Jeff Morgan - Wile E. Coyote School of Telescope Making
Homemade 14.5" f4.3 Truss Dobsonian
"I'd like to remind you at four in the morning my world is very still, The air is fresh under diamond skies, makes me glad to be alive." Randy Bachmann "Blue Collar"
“A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it is not open.” ― Frank Zappa
Visual deep sky 18" f4.3 David Lukehurst dob 8" f/6 Dark Star dob 8x42 binos 100% visual observing...
Quote:At 10", a tube is a good way to go.
Quote: truss dob: how do you keep your mirror clean?
"I have been paddling in the shallows of a great ocean of knowledge." - Sir Isaac Newton * * 15" F4.55 Starsplitter Dob & a Denk II binoviewer * * http://peaceofsky.wordpress.com/ Pacheco State Park Fremont Peak
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Quote: Pix to follow.
Time spent looking at the stars is added to your life
Bashful, Misty, and little Ralphie - my heavenly stars
A-P 105 Traveler ~ TEC 140 D ~ TEC 6 MCT ~ XT10 (Zambuto)
A-P Mach1 GTO ~ Losmandy GM-8 ~ TV Gibraltar
Quote:Anyone have a good solution for their truss? How do you cover your mirrors when not in use?
Astro Sky 17.5 Dob
Zhumell Z10 Dob
ES AR127 & Jason 60mm (Towa Optics) on Twilight-II
ES 82 deg 24, 18, 14, 8.8, 6.7, 4.7
Astronomers: We look into the past to see our future.
I think it is clearing up!
Retired owner of Tectron Telescopes and retired editor of "Amateur Astronomy Magazine." Author of "The Modern Dobsonian" and "Starry Starry Nights"