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#826 spectre180

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Posted 03 October 2011 - 06:39 PM

Waiting for my extension rings now - scope arrived this morning.

Can use it for visual by taking the extension from my sons dob and adding a diagonal, but will wait for the extensions before using it for AP.

#827 pferendzo

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Posted 04 October 2011 - 05:43 AM

Using the AT6RC as a visual instrument I found the diffraction spikes on bright objects like Jupiter intrusive and somewhat overpowering, but dimmer objects like M42 looked pretty good. Used a 1 inch spacer, 2 inch diagonal, and a 17mm Nagler.

#828 greyscout

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Posted 08 October 2011 - 10:47 AM

First light with the AT6RC equals amazement. The quality of my images has increased tenfold compared to my C6. Check out my first Moon Mosaic taken at f9 with my QHY5T. I missed a couple spots and twisted a little, but not bad.

http://www.flickr.co...in/photostream/

#829 greyscout

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 07:13 AM

It seems like any thread I reply to goes dead afterwards. Let's see some first light images folks!

#830 archer1960

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 07:40 AM

I've been so busy with public outreach stuff this fall that I haven't had much chance to do imaging; I've gotten a couple *BLEEP*-seeing shots of the moon and Jupiter, but they weren't worth showing to anybody else. I'm going to try some tonight, since the moon will be setting early and it's supposed to be clear most of the night. They won't be in this thread, though; there are separate threads for pictures.

#831 rigel123

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 04:32 PM

It seems like any thread I reply to goes dead afterwards. Let's see some first light images folks!


Here you go Gary, I posted these earlier in the CCD Imaging forum, love the scope for imaging.

NGC891
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NGC891 LRGB 1082011 by Rigel123, on Flickr

And NGC7538
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NGC7538 AT6RC HAOIIISII 600 sec 10232011 by Rigel123, on Flickr

#832 John Miele

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 08:37 PM

Warren,

How do you get two images to fit into the same post?

Thanks...John

#833 gillmj24

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Posted 29 October 2011 - 01:02 PM

The images are online (elsewhere) and their URL was added into the posts. You can only post one file as an attachment but you can put more than one with that method, if you have some web space to put your images (photobucket is one)

#834 Illinois

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Posted 30 October 2011 - 10:36 AM

Wow! Nice pictures..... from AT6RC ..... wow!

#835 greyscout

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Posted 31 October 2011 - 11:48 AM

Beautiful pics, Warren. The AT6RC is worth every nanometer of every penny. The detail in 891 is amazing for a 6" OTA.

#836 rigel123

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Posted 01 November 2011 - 10:21 PM

Thanks! Yes, it's a very nice size for those smaller DSO's. Easy to transport and set up, great optics. Now if only those focuser extensions would come off backorder I wouldn't have to use a really long extension in my image train!!

#837 panos ziogas

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 03:02 PM

Hey!!! you can take these spacers from telescope-express! I did the same thing last week

http://www.teleskop-...e---L-50mm.html

http://www.teleskop-...e---L-25mm.html

#838 William Mc

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Posted 12 November 2011 - 01:09 AM

The 2" extension is now in stock!

#839 William Mc

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Posted 16 November 2011 - 11:31 PM

And they arrived today! They were expensive, but do look nice!I hope everyone else that ordered got them too. I see one of the extensions are out of stock again.

#840 BooBoo

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Posted 17 November 2011 - 05:29 PM

Should have grabbed one of these when I could. Would go great on my CG-5.

#841 rigel123

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Posted 17 November 2011 - 10:24 PM

And they arrived today! They were expensive, but do look nice!I hope everyone else that ordered got them too. I see one of the extensions are out of stock again.


Mine are to arrive tomorrow :jump:

#842 cavefrog

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Posted 17 November 2011 - 10:46 PM

yup! mine are in the mail! (ever hear such a thing?)

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