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#1 Bonco2

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Posted 08 April 2021 - 03:48 PM

I'd love to see some private observatory pictures with mounted classics. Wish I could show you mine but I don't have one. But I can dream.

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Posted 08 April 2021 - 04:36 PM

I have several scopes mounted on piers, with "wheely" things so I can roll them out. Don't know if that counts as permanent, but I sure can't take them anywhere. (Don't have pictures of all of them)

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Posted 08 April 2021 - 07:49 PM

Oh yes they all qualify. What a collection.

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Posted 08 April 2021 - 08:19 PM

So here is my 8 inch Meade f/6.3 sct in my 5 ft. Dome. Their are j-bolts imbeded in concrete and they hold the pier in place but it also allows for removal.  I like it for visual and with my stella cam video cameras. 

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Posted 09 April 2021 - 07:53 AM

I don't have any classics mounted IN the observatory but I have a couple mounted on permanent piers OUTSIDE the observatory. 

 

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Here is my Jagers 6" F10 refractor mounted to a Meade mount for a 16" reflector on my western pier.  I like the fact that I can uncover this scope and be ready to go while the "Observatory Stack" is busy taking pictures.

 

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Here is my F5 Genesis mounted on an early 90's G11 (Celestron version) on my eastern pier.  Again, very handy for use at a moment's notice.

 

Of course I have 365/24 covers for both of these to protect the optics and mounts.

 

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Posted 09 April 2021 - 11:16 AM

Was in the observatory. In cellar right now.

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Posted 09 April 2021 - 05:11 PM


 

Of course I have 365/24 covers for both of these to protect the optics and mounts.

I would love to see a picture of the covers.




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