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#1 sn2006gy

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Posted 28 September 2020 - 01:21 PM

I'm moving to a dark site here in (mid west - nice clear skies in super flat land with open horizon to horizon views) Texas in just a few weeks and open to sharing my data and imaging calendar if people are interested.

 

Build:

EQ6R mount on pier

Esprit 120 scope

.65x Apex Reducer - 545mm F4.55 (may go 840mm during next galaxy season)

asi290mm on an OAG -> Tilt Plate -> EFW -> Camera

EFW with Triad Ultra Quad (Ha,Hb,SII,OIII), L-PRO (moonglow/lp filter) and L-Enhance filters + Dark filter (may throw in an 3nm OIII too)

2600mc Pro Camera APS-C

Optec Focuser

Optec Flip-Flat

Remote Power Switch/Pegasus Power Box

 

Possible near term piggyback - ultra widefield canon 200es F4 with asi183

 

Images will be on cloud storage for fast download/sync. Imaging calendar will be tracked online. No contract/creative commons attribution license, You get everything and can share everything. Just looking for contribution to off set my monthly costs.

 

I'll be honest, my efforts and your contribution are somewhat altruistic ;) I want to use this set up for outreach, teaching, sharing, citizen science and opening AP to as many people as I can. 

 

Drop me a message if interested!


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#2 syxbach

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Posted 03 October 2020 - 10:13 AM

Where will you move? I am in West Texas.

 

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#3 havasman

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Posted 03 October 2020 - 11:16 AM

Imaging holds no interest for me as an activity though I enjoy seeing others' work. But I respect your approach.

Having access to a dark site in West Texas that could be used for visual astronomy is very interesting indeed. If there is potential for this, feel free to send me a PM and let's talk it over a bit.

If not, then I still respect your approach.




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