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#101 Qwickdraw

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Posted 04 January 2014 - 06:00 AM

Very nice setup Melinda. Is that on wheels?

#102 melinda fry

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Posted 05 January 2014 - 01:03 AM

Hi Guy

Not yet, will be doing that soon.

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#107 CharlieB

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Posted 07 January 2014 - 07:33 PM

That's a great color on the Tasco. Out of curiosity, what are the metal plates on the objective side of the clamshell for?

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#109 mikey cee

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Posted 07 January 2014 - 10:04 PM

Post your pictures somewhere else down below. This thread is for those who want to participate according to the OP's request. :smirk: Mike

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Posted 08 January 2014 - 03:10 PM

ok Mike all posts deleted.



#111 vins1960

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Posted 09 January 2014 - 11:31 AM

Guys sorry for delay in answer:
Bill, post a pic of your combo (Saturn mount & Celestron C100E tube please.
Jeff, the Merz Repsold is currently based on the Arassa lab (www.arass-brera.org)will see in next future...
Michael, the others knobs are for manage a complex prismatic sistem to read the graduate circle.
Mel, thank you too.
Federico, great friend, was my first time too on CN

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Posted 16 January 2014 - 01:22 AM

my older meade lx10 with a intelliscope locator installed on it.

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Posted 16 January 2014 - 09:33 AM

my older meade lx10 with a intelliscope locator installed on it.

:foreheadslap: :foreheadslap: :foreheadslap:

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Posted 16 January 2014 - 11:41 AM

Mike, deep breath and just let it go.
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#115 youngamateur42

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Posted 16 January 2014 - 12:46 PM

Me and 12.5"

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Posted 16 January 2014 - 04:54 PM

Me and 12.5"


How did you get you and that heavy telescope to stick to the wall?? :lol:

#117 tim53

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Posted 16 January 2014 - 05:03 PM

I was going to ask something similar: "You need to set the polar axis to 0° latitude, since you live at the equator."

-Tim.

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Posted 16 January 2014 - 05:17 PM

If a 23 year old scope qualifies......here is a photo of my AstroPhysics Star12ED on a new Celestron AVX mount.

For a report on how they function together, see this -
http://www.cloudynig...6315492/page...

Barry Simon

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Posted 16 January 2014 - 09:08 PM

My neighbor thought I was drilling for oil in my front yard but no its just my Unitron 4 inch and Edmund Extra-Heavy-Duty :D

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#120 youngamateur42

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Posted 16 January 2014 - 10:37 PM

Me and 12.5"


How did you get you and that heavy telescope to stick to the wall?? :lol:


:p it's fixed :lol:

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Posted 16 January 2014 - 10:38 PM

And the RV-6

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Posted 16 January 2014 - 10:53 PM

Here is a picture on me about 45 years (and pounds) ago with my Sears 60mm EQ with electric drive motor. Sorry to say I no longer have this scope but it was good enough to keep me interested. I watched comet Bennett in 1970 with it.

John
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Posted 17 January 2014 - 12:29 AM

John:

So you must have been compared to Chip from My Three Sons at that age too? :grin:

-Tim.
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Posted 19 January 2014 - 05:12 PM

The Cave 12.5" f/7 Model D Transportable Observatory relegated to the back of the garage to make room for a couch my daughter "handed up" to us. It needed to go in the other garage until I build a place to put it at Cosmic Acres

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Posted 19 January 2014 - 05:13 PM

Too:

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