ALL my posts should be considered as opinions shaped by MY experiences and understanding of the facts.
DJ Eastern Missouri, USA Bushnell 8x42's, SV80ed, Nexstar 130SLT, C5+, 8" LX200 Classic, 10" f/7 Cave, Orion XT10 w/Moonlite focuser
Quote:How the heck did you get to use your new scope within the first week. The curse mustn't be strong in your area.
My eyepieces are made from the waste product of exploding stars.
10XTi 102XLT ST80A(2" Focuser); President, Eypieces Anonymous, Denver Chapter (Hello, I'm an eyepiece junky, what's your excuse?)
DAS Dark Site
DreamCatcher Dobservatory/AstroTech 16" dob.
Quote:Here in SW Florida the nights are almost always clear and the temp stays in high 50's - low 60's. Summer on the other hand is not quite so pleasant.
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
CG5ASGT Astro-Tech AT6RC Zhumell 10 inch dob deluxe kit 10x12 observatory Echo Astronomy maker of Custom bahtinov masks and Duncan collimation masks.
Quote:I would say I live in not a city enviroment nor totally rural. We have street lights, but not so many that it causes a glow that a city would. I view mostly in the back of my house and the skies shimmer with viewing adventures.When I observe M31, that fuzzy spot, it totally blows my mind that not only is it 2.5 million light years away, but I am seeing a "Galaxy" for crying out loud.
SyedTeeter STS 11 f/4.3 Zambuto | XT8i | XT8g | XLT 150 | C90 | EON 80mmAT Voyager and Nexstar SLT mountsEyepieces: Mostly TeleVue and PentaxDenk II BV'er, Earthwin PFS-SE, Pentax 10x50 PCF WP II