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amicus sidera
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Re: This Forum Needs more Reflector! new [Re: Dave M]
      #5789972 - 04/10/13 10:42 AM

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Yeah, only thing missing is the diffraction spikes




...and any semblance of aesthetics.

Just kidding...


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Re: This Forum Needs more Reflector! new [Re: amicus sidera]
      #5789982 - 04/10/13 10:46 AM

You guys all wish you had a combination refractor reflector.

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Re: This Forum Needs more Reflector! new [Re: amicus sidera]
      #5789985 - 04/10/13 10:47 AM

Speaking of reaching the eyepiece, I've never been uncomfortable observing with this puppy:


8" f/6 Springfield, 1981 Merit Award winner, RTMC

-Tim.


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Re: This Forum Needs more Reflector! new [Re: Dave M]
      #5789995 - 04/10/13 10:50 AM Attachment (8 downloads)

My reflector, Meade 16" f4.5 Starfinder , and a favorite of Johann`s

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Re: This Forum Needs more Reflector! new [Re: actionhac]
      #5790029 - 04/10/13 11:04 AM

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Edmund Scientific 2-1/2"f10 mirror set.


Hey Robert I have the "same" set as you do there. Except mine is a 3" mirror. I'm going to be using it on my 3" F/10 refurbish. Mike

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Datapanic
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Re: This Forum Needs more Reflector! new [Re: starman876]
      #5790047 - 04/10/13 11:13 AM

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You guys all wish you had a combination refractor reflector.




We call those Viewfinders and Guidescopes


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Re: This Forum Needs more Reflector! new [Re: tim53]
      #5790113 - 04/10/13 11:41 AM

Is that an oil pumping rig Tim

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Re: This Forum Needs more Reflector! new [Re: starman876]
      #5790116 - 04/10/13 11:44 AM

I have only a few reflectors. there is not much room beacuse all the refractors require so much room

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Re: This Forum Needs more Reflector! new [Re: starman876]
      #5790118 - 04/10/13 11:45 AM Attachment (8 downloads)

'I think I have a flat tire

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Re: This Forum Needs more Reflector! new [Re: starman876]
      #5790165 - 04/10/13 12:10 PM

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You guys all wish you had a combination refractor reflector.




What you guys call "objectives" we call "focal reducers"!

Edited by tim53 (04/10/13 12:11 PM)


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Re: This Forum Needs more Reflector! new [Re: actionhac]
      #5790168 - 04/10/13 12:11 PM

unitron DID make Reflectors.
ill Post a pic tonight.
its in my Dealers Book.


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Re: This Forum Needs more Reflector! new [Re: tim53]
      #5790199 - 04/10/13 12:23 PM

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Quote:

Wow, just think if Unitron had made reflectors...




They did! Unitron reflector thread

-Tim.




Wow, undoubtedly somewhat more rare than their refractors!


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Masvingo
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This Forum Needs more Reflector! & more orange! new [Re: starman876]
      #5790271 - 04/10/13 12:58 PM Attachment (6 downloads)

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You guys all wish you had a combination refractor reflector.




But some of us already do!


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Masvingo
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Re: This Forum Needs more Reflector! & more orange! new [Re: Masvingo]
      #5790275 - 04/10/13 12:59 PM Attachment (9 downloads)

or alternatively.........

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pbealo
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Re: This Forum Needs more Reflector! & more orange! new [Re: Masvingo]
      #5790348 - 04/10/13 01:28 PM Attachment (7 downloads)

Do cassegrains count here???

Peter B.

PS: that is NOT me!


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Re: This Forum Needs more Reflector! new [Re: Datapanic]
      #5790378 - 04/10/13 01:45 PM

What this forum REALLY needs is...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjsUf_oIgp0


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Re: This Forum Needs more Reflector! new [Re: rdandrea]
      #5790473 - 04/10/13 02:32 PM

This is all so confusing
Seems like there is nothing that escapes a mirror


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Re: This Forum Needs more Reflector! new [Re: rdandrea]
      #5790476 - 04/10/13 02:35 PM

This is all so cofusing
Seems like there in nothing that escapes a mirror


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Re: This Forum Needs more Reflector! new [Re: starman876]
      #5790480 - 04/10/13 02:39 PM

Hiccups Johann

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Re: This Forum Needs more Reflector! new [Re: Dave M]
      #5790546 - 04/10/13 03:20 PM

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Hiccups Johann




Perhaps he's reflecting on what we are talking about


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