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#176 Sergey Stern

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Posted 07 April 2020 - 09:28 PM

Another ZEISS SF glass...

 

Couldn't resist. Sorry.

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#177 Jared

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Posted 07 April 2020 - 11:12 PM

Right after I bought my Traveler (used), I decided to clean it.  It was truly filthy, so I felt justified.  This was the result... Spotless!

 

It's an older model, from '94 I believe, but still performs about as well as a 4" telescope can.

 

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#178 Jameshp54

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Posted 08 April 2020 - 04:40 PM

My smallest glass with no aluminizing 😏 .  Sensibly perfect images when looking visually or photographically. My large dobs are great but this lens makes me smile every time it look through it!

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#179 andresohc

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Posted 08 April 2020 - 10:08 PM

My Askania 6" Apochromatic F16

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#180 aztrodog

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Posted 10 April 2020 - 08:02 PM

Some old glass, some new glass. 

 

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#181 Tyson M

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Posted 13 April 2020 - 05:50 PM

Just finished up with a cleaning, as it is new to me and I wanted it clean so I can continue to keep it clean easier.

 

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#182 Jond105

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Posted 13 April 2020 - 06:58 PM

Just finished up with a cleaning, as it is new to me and I wanted it clean so I can continue to keep it clean easier.

 

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#183 m9x18

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Posted 13 April 2020 - 07:16 PM

Tyson, do you have any before and after cleaning pix of the Tak 120? 


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#184 Tyson M

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Posted 13 April 2020 - 07:20 PM

No, it appeared to have very slight water Mark's or dew spots. Not big or anything. Blew it off lots with a bulb blower. Used soap and then distilled water very carefully with qtips, as to not let water get in between the lens via capillary action. Then gently polished with microfiber.  I am fairly methodical and took my time. 


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#185 m9x18

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Posted 13 April 2020 - 07:26 PM

Looks very professional. waytogo.gif 


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#186 m9x18

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Posted 14 April 2020 - 01:27 AM

Very nice grab-n-go: Celestron Onyx 80EDF with StarBright XLT Coatings.

 

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#187 RubyCruxis

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Posted 14 April 2020 - 03:42 AM

My Tak FS-152 NSV.

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#188 donadani

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Posted 14 April 2020 - 02:04 PM

great lens!:)


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#189 contrailmaker

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Posted 14 April 2020 - 02:14 PM

One of my favorites with the serial number in view.

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#190 Colin exraaf

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Posted 15 April 2020 - 12:47 AM

WO Megrez 90mm FD f / 6.9

 

Col.... ( Down Under )

 

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#191 m9x18

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Posted 15 April 2020 - 11:05 PM

Sweet!



#192 Heywood

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Posted 15 April 2020 - 11:07 PM

My Tak FS-152 NSV.

 

I feel faint!


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#193 DJ N

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Posted 18 April 2020 - 08:56 PM

Hi all

 

Here are my couple of bits of glass.... Skywatcher Esprit 150 Triplet and Takahashi FS60CB.

 

Love both these scopes!!

 

 

Cheers

 

Daniel

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#194 Haydon

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Posted 18 April 2020 - 09:31 PM

TEC 140 and LZOS 115 for size and reflection comparison.

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#195 Rutilus

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Posted 19 April 2020 - 03:44 AM

60mm Vixen.

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#196 jag767

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Posted 19 April 2020 - 05:37 AM

Heres my 102 for a change!

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#197 m9x18

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Posted 20 April 2020 - 04:24 PM

Evergreen TV-85.

 

Edit: Those markings seen in the lens are the faint reflections of cloud wisps drifting by.   

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#198 bbqediguana

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Posted 20 April 2020 - 08:41 PM

This has been a most enjoyable thread! :)

 

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#199 Yasuhiko

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Posted 21 April 2020 - 06:35 AM

Some of my favorite refractors.

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#200 nicknacknock

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Posted 21 April 2020 - 06:36 AM

Yasuhiko,

 

That's a mighty fine collection!


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