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#1 NHRob

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Posted 05 January 2019 - 09:40 PM

Let's see pics of all those Man-Newts out there!

 

I hope to have one soon.   Stay tuned.

 


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Posted 05 January 2019 - 09:46 PM

Which one are you looking at?

 

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Posted 05 January 2019 - 09:49 PM

Moi???

 

It isn't posted.  I'll post a pic after it arrives.

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Posted 06 January 2019 - 11:56 AM

Here's my Intes Micro MN86, a superb performer but a beastly 42 pounds to handle when schlepping the frost covered OTA back indoors in the wee hours:

 

 

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Posted 06 January 2019 - 12:33 PM

Ceravolo HD 145.  Serial # 0001.  Aperture 5.7", f/6.   It currently rides on a Discmount DM6...

 

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Posted 06 January 2019 - 01:39 PM

Ooooh .... those are beauties!

 

Paul,   You still have the MN86?   I thought you switched to apos?

 

Dave,  When are you going to sell me that HD-145????

 

An MN-76 was on my wish list some years back.  



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Posted 06 January 2019 - 02:59 PM

Ooooh .... those are beauties!

 

Paul,   You still have the MN86?   I thought you switched to apos?

 

Dave,  When are you going to sell me that HD-145????  "From my cold, dead hands..."

 

An MN-76 was on my wish list some years back.  


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Posted 06 January 2019 - 05:43 PM

Ooooh .... those are beauties!

 

Paul,   You still have the MN86?   I thought you switched to apos?

 

Dave,  When are you going to sell me that HD-145????

 

An MN-76 was on my wish list some years back.  

I have a couple of large APOs, but will soon be adding another Mak to my arsenal, a 10" MCT (which may end up replacing my somewhat unwieldly AP175).

 

Your new Mak-Newt should knock your socks off. I used to enjoy leisurely widefield sweeps through starfields at low powers, crazy high lunar observing sessions, and everything in between with mine. They truly do provide APO-like performance.

 

Enjoy!


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Posted 06 January 2019 - 05:49 PM

Here is my "Man-Newt"  tongue2.gif

 

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#10 NHRob

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Posted 06 January 2019 - 05:59 PM

Love seeing the Man-Newts!

Great design.



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Posted 07 January 2019 - 01:59 AM

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My Cerevolo 8” F5 MN.  

 

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Posted 07 January 2019 - 01:04 PM

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My Cerevolo 8” F5 MN.  

Dwight, the only thing that would convince me to get rid of my Ceravolo 145 would be to get my mitts on a Ceravolo 216!!!

 

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Posted 07 January 2019 - 01:20 PM

Mine is a planet and double star killer and the 216 would only be more of the same.  The only downside is the weight.



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Posted 07 January 2019 - 09:55 PM

Mine is a planet and double star killer and the 216 would only be more of the same.  The only downside is the weight.

Isn't yours a 216?  If not, I have been unaware that Peter made any other size MakNewt......

 

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Posted 07 January 2019 - 11:41 PM

MN-76

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Posted 07 January 2019 - 11:43 PM

A near twin to Cott's Ceravolo HD 145:

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Posted 07 January 2019 - 11:43 PM

MN-65 for imaging.

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Posted 08 January 2019 - 05:38 AM

Isn't yours a 216?  If not, I have been unaware that Peter made any other size MakNewt......

 

Dave

Mine is the first MN he made thus the 8” F5 configuration.  It was a custom job.  



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Posted 08 January 2019 - 05:44 AM

JoshH,

  I love the look of that MN-76 ... nice.



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Posted 08 January 2019 - 05:52 AM

My INTES Micro MN68 on Vixen GPDX/SS2k. Has a tiny central obstruction (around 15%). no chromatic abberation. Tube and dew shield are fully buffled while the main mirror is fan ventilated. Competes a costly apochromat with success. On cost basis is the winner!

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Posted 08 January 2019 - 05:56 AM

What are the differences between the MN66 and the MN68?



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Posted 08 January 2019 - 07:39 AM

MN66 is 6" f/6

 

MN68 is 6" f/8.

 

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Posted 08 January 2019 - 11:02 AM

Here is my ES MN152 - absolutely love this little scope.

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Posted 08 January 2019 - 12:15 PM

Here's my Intes Micro MN86, a superb performer but a beastly 42 pounds to handle when schlepping the frost covered OTA back indoors in the wee hours:

My MN61 was 13 lbs, the MN76 is 23 lbs and my M809 is 22 lbs.

 

Glad I got the smaller version of this line. I still want to make a few massive MNs like an 11 1/4 f/4, which I got a finished mirror for. Trouble is, it has a perforation in the primary and I would like to try turing it into a convertable f4 or f/?


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Posted 08 January 2019 - 04:51 PM

Wow, that is so cool, I never knew about these! Couldn't have been very many made? I so wish I could find one, at f/8 that would be perfect!




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