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Scott in NCAdministrator
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Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6)
      #5767429 - 03/30/13 07:26 PM

Hey fellow refractor-philes, it's time to start a new thread.

Here are links to the preceding versions: part 5, part 4, part 3, part 2, and the original thread.

Edited by Scott in NC (05/03/14 08:49 PM)


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Scott in NCAdministrator
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Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) new [Re: Scott in NC]
      #5767441 - 03/30/13 07:34 PM Attachment (427 downloads)

I'll start it off by posting a picture of my favorite refractor, my Stellarvue SV102ABV 102mm f/7.75 LOMO OK4 apochromatic doublet.

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The Ardent
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Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) new [Re: Scott in NC]
      #5767457 - 03/30/13 07:47 PM Attachment (318 downloads)

Taken at an outreach night.

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steve-in-kville
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Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) new [Re: The Ardent]
      #5767458 - 03/30/13 07:53 PM

My one and only refractor. Orion 90mm on a Vixen.



Edited by steve-in-kville (03/30/13 07:57 PM)


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Laz
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Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: Scott in NC]
      #5767461 - 03/30/13 07:53 PM

my AT80 on a home made mount and tripod using plastic food covers for bearings and bolts/wingnuts for take down for travel. Also degree scales for alt/az object location if needed

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Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: Laz]
      #5767539 - 03/30/13 08:19 PM

Ziggy 943 NOW thats a REAL refractor!!!!!!

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JazzSky
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Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: ngc2289]
      #5767697 - 03/30/13 09:50 PM Attachment (345 downloads)

First light tonight with my Explore Scientific ED102 f/7 Air-Spaced Triplet Apochromatic Refractor Carbon Fiber. I can only say one word WOW!!!! It was perfect for my CG 5 mount

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Gray
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Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: JazzSky]
      #5767764 - 03/30/13 10:30 PM Attachment (211 downloads)

iOptron Versa

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GOLGO13
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Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: Gray]
      #5767787 - 03/30/13 10:43 PM



Should have another refractor coming very soon and will post a pic also.


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KWB
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Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: GOLGO13]
      #5768043 - 03/31/13 03:20 AM Attachment (297 downloads)

I still own this simple 90mm F/10 acro, 25 years after purchasing it new.

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zvaragabor
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Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: Scott in NC]
      #5768068 - 03/31/13 04:20 AM Attachment (199 downloads)

My Meade 90/1000 achro on a Soligor SkyView (Orion SkyView Deluxe) mount, on a MOM (Magyar Optikai Müvek - Hungarian Optical Works) tripod.

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Greg77
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Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: Scott in NC]
      #5768159 - 03/31/13 07:20 AM Attachment (288 downloads)

Here is my Meade 5000 series 127/952 triplet in action...Venus transit 2012

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hfjacinto
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Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: Greg77]
      #5768183 - 03/31/13 08:04 AM Attachment (316 downloads)

Cold night of imaging.

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hfjacinto
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Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: hfjacinto]
      #5768184 - 03/31/13 08:05 AM Attachment (263 downloads)

I also image in the summer

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MarcF650R
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Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: Scott in NC]
      #5768290 - 03/31/13 09:27 AM Attachment (290 downloads)

My ES127ED

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Junn Chavez
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Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: Scott in NC]
      #5769157 - 03/31/13 04:42 PM Attachment (278 downloads)

My old friend... TMB 105/650 CNC

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mgwhittle
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Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: Junn Chavez]
      #5769185 - 03/31/13 04:54 PM

Junn,

Nice! I have always admired the TMB CNC 105/650. Lots of excellent optics in a compact package.


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Steve Darden
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Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: mgwhittle]
      #5769617 - 03/31/13 08:11 PM Attachment (348 downloads)

Here's my Stellarvue 102BV with Lomo lens and Feathertouch focuser. This is the f8.7 version. Love this scope!!!

Edited by Steve Darden (03/31/13 08:12 PM)


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Steve Darden
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Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: Steve Darden]
      #5769621 - 03/31/13 08:13 PM Attachment (246 downloads)

Here's another pic.

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Chris G
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Re: Post a picture of your refractors (PART 6) [Re: Steve Darden]
      #5769623 - 03/31/13 08:14 PM

Quote:

Here's my Stellarvue 102BV with Lomo lens and Feathertouch focuser. This is the f8.7 version. Love this scope!!!




Now that's what I'm talking about.


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