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#26 Steve_M_M

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Posted 24 March 2020 - 10:52 PM

It's a Vixen Super Polaris with pier extension and a DMD-3 drive controller.  I just got back inside after a couple hours with the scope.  It performed very well.  I have another setup with the exact same mount, pier, and DMD-2 drive controller that has a Pentax 85 and Vixen 80mm mounted on it.  Tomorrow night, I will have all 3 scopes out.


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#27 Defenderslideguitar

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Posted 25 March 2020 - 12:15 PM

Sounds like you will have the TV Genesis all up and running for the Venus Pleiades conjunction  coming up April  3-4. Should be sweet in a widefield fluorite

 I am trying to watch them close in on each other any clear night...

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#28 G-Tower

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Posted 25 March 2020 - 04:18 PM

A good pair of binoculars would be best for that event



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Posted 25 March 2020 - 06:12 PM

Yes we will have the 11x80's on the tripod as well  



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Posted 25 March 2020 - 06:34 PM

I was thinking that my tripod mounted classic 20x80s would be perfect!


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Posted 25 March 2020 - 09:54 PM

Here's some info on fungus for future reference:

http://www.europa.co...cope/fungus.txt

 

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