Zhumell Z12 Orion XT8 Orion Stratus 5mm EP Orion Q70 Super Wide Angle 26mm Explore Scientific 82 Degree 18mm Explore Scientific 82 Degree 11mm --- Star hopping my way around the night sky: 110 Messier Objects observed! Completed 3/15/2013 391 Herschel's observed, 9 to go!! 33 Herschel II observed, 367 to go! 24 Caldwell Objects observed, 85 to go! http://easternozarksastronomy.org
Scott my scopes: a few refractors (50-102mm), 2 Newts (4.5-12"), and an 8" SCT
Ken Fiscus- stargazing since 1980. Now observing from a green zone.
Z12 on custom mount, Atomic EQ platform, 100% flocked, OMI primary, Astrocrumb filter slide with O-III, NPB, & skyglow filters. Focuser & spider rotated 45 degrees. New springs & Bob's Knobs, Telrad & 9x50 straight finder 35 & 24 Pans, TV 13,7,5 T6s
Custom Orion XT10 with piggyback XT4.5 on Round Table EQ Platform
"The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands." Psalms 19:1
Quote:I've written up a review and first light report for the Z12.
ALL my posts should be considered as opinions shaped by MY experiences and understanding of the facts.
Bushnell Ares 5
ES82* 4.7,6.7, 8.8, 11, 14, 18, 24, 30
Meade 8-24 zoom
TMB Planetary II 5mm
Celestron 1.25" Eyepiece set