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Rosette - Hubble Palette

This is the first image completed with the new HDX110. The H-alpha was shot using the Atlas Pro mount, the SII & OIII was done using the HDX110.Other details and equipment, as well as a full resolution and starless version can be seen here:…
Monday
Richard A Flinn replied to Richard A Flinn's discussion Large EQ Mount Hits the U.S. Market
"I ordered an ADM side by side saddle for the new mount. I was wanting to mount the 10" Meade SCT but need to order another 21 lb weight. Plan is to eventually mount a 10" carbon truss RC or 12" newt where the C8 is sitting now, and…"
Saturday
Larry Bender joined Greg Wycoff's group
Friday
Richard A Flinn replied to Richard A Flinn's discussion Large EQ Mount Hits the U.S. Market
"Here's a look at the new pier adapter I got from Dave Yates at TPI. I was able to keep my Starizona pier adapter and Dave just made a new top for it. It fits perfectly and Dave was great to work with. High recommend Dave at…"
Feb 3
Richard A Flinn posted a photo

Rosette Nebula_Starless

Assuming the new HDX110 mount works out for me, this is the last of the data taken with the Atlas Pro.All details and a full size image, including one with the stars can be seen here:…
Feb 2
Richard A Flinn commented on Richard A Flinn's photo
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Flaming Star & Tadpoles nebulae

"Thanks Stefan! :)  I finally got back to work tonight. Testing is underway on the new EQ8 mount after receiving the pier adapter today from Dave at TPI."
Jan 31
Stefan commented on Richard A Flinn's photo
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Flaming Star & Tadpoles nebulae

"This is a cool pair. Great work Rich"
Jan 29
Richard A Flinn commented on Richard A Flinn's photo
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NGC 1491/Sh2-206

"Thanks Stefan. I hope you're doing well. :) Just received word from Dave @ TPI Astro my pier plate is done and will ship tomorrow......now to pay extra for 2 Day Air. Yeah, I'm getting impatient! :P "
Jan 24
Stefan commented on Richard A Flinn's photo
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NGC 1491/Sh2-206

"Very cool Rich."
Jan 23
Richard A Flinn posted a photo

NGC 1491/Sh2-206

This may be my last image using the Atlas Pro mount. I have some down time now waiting on a pier adapter for the EQ8. A common name for this one is The Burning Man.NGC 1491 (aka SH2-206 and LBN 704) is a bright emission nebula and HII region,…
Jan 22
Richard A Flinn posted a photo

NGC 4565, Needle Galaxy

NGC 4565 (also known as the Needle Galaxy or Caldwell 38) is an edge-on spiral galaxy about 30 to 50 million light-years away in the constellation Coma Berenices.The 10th magnitude galaxy sits perpendicular to our own Milky Way galaxy and is almost…
Jan 17
Richard A Flinn replied to Richard A Flinn's discussion Large EQ Mount Hits the U.S. Market
"Haha! Yeah Joe, I have a few. You cant look through this mount, but by adding a dovetail to your 16" and removing it from the dob base, we could slew it around all over the sky and look through it! :) The capacity is 110 lbs. I'm sure this…"
Jan 14
Joseph Tocco replied to Richard A Flinn's discussion Large EQ Mount Hits the U.S. Market
"Cool stuff Rich, but how do you look through these things? Do you even own an eyepiece? lol  - the Visual Guy ;)"
Jan 14
Richard A Flinn replied to Richard A Flinn's discussion Large EQ Mount Hits the U.S. Market
"The Atlas Pro has surpassed all my expectations, but I now have an HDX110 mount on its way to Little Piney Observatory. The new Starlight Xpress Trius 694 camera didnt work out for me. During the troubleshooting phase of messing with the new camera,…"
Jan 14
Richard A Flinn commented on Richard A Flinn's photo
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Flaming Star & Tadpoles nebulae

"Thanks for the kind words Gary :)"
Jan 12
Gary Riley commented on Richard A Flinn's photo
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Flaming Star & Tadpoles nebulae

"Beautiful work there Richard! Image on the left looks to give off a velvety texture to it."
Jan 11
Richard A Flinn posted a photo

Flaming Star & Tadpoles nebulae

Here's a recent hubble palette image from my WO Star71 and SBIG STF-8300M. This pair is located in the constellation Auriga. This is just shy of 24 hrs of data from the Astrodon 5nm Ha, SII, and OIII filters.All details and high res image can be…
Jan 11
Daryl Bassett posted a status
"I have been away for a while. Wishing everyone a happy new year. I see everyone is still up to creating some really good stuff."
Jan 10
Gary Riley posted a status
"Happy New Year to every one!"
Jan 1
Stefan posted a status
"A belated Merry Christmas and clear skies for the happy new year to all!"
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Large EQ Mount Hits the U.S. Market 7 Replies

I have been looking into a larger EQ mount and…Continue

Started by Richard A Flinn in Telescope Mounts. Last reply by Richard A Flinn on Saturday.

Observing notes for Friday and Saturday November 13 and 14 6 Replies

We had two clear nights here in SE Pa. Friday's conditions clear and cold wind.  I setup with the smaller 8 inch dobs and with 8x56 bios. Friday night was a short one :( the wind got the better of…Continue

Started by Stefan in Observing. Last reply by Richard A Flinn Nov 20, 2015.

In Over My Head - Mosaics!!! 6 Replies

At this point I'm not sure if I should throw in the towel and call it a wasted 6 hrs of data, or commit to putting in the time and bite the bullet and try to finish it. I think I can do it, but this…Continue

Started by Richard A Flinn in Astrophotography. Last reply by Richard A Flinn Oct 21, 2015.

Creating Hubble Palette images 2 Replies

My post on September 22 at Little Piney Observatory was about creating hubble palette images. I thought someone here might find it useful, or at least interesting. Here is the link. I hope you enjoy…Continue

Started by Richard A Flinn in Astrophotography. Last reply by Richard A Flinn Oct 13, 2015.

I had a good quick observation session last night. 8 Replies

I love when I'm out for the evening (we went to a birthday party)and on the ride home I keep looking up out the car window and hope for clear skies.Well we got home about 11:30 last night and I told…Continue

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Started by philip grombliniak in Observing. Last reply by Joseph Tocco Aug 28, 2015.

Is it possible to get larger images 1 Reply

Hi, I'm kinda new to this hobby

Started by Joe G in Observing. Last reply by Richard A Flinn Aug 8, 2015.

What are the best eyepieces under 100 dollars? 8 Replies

Hello, i just got a brand new AT10D Astro-Tech dobsonian telescope, and i was wondering what the best eyepieces are for deep sky observation under 100 dollars. Thank you! Continue

Started by Anthony Cimino in Telescope Eyepieces. Last reply by Richard A Flinn Jun 27, 2015.

Dust on mirror 2 Replies

Hi, guys. I recently looked at the mirror on my 10" dob. It had a lot of dust on it even though i always keep a dust cap and sheet on my telescope! I really need help!!!!!Continue

Started by Anthony Cimino in Reflector Telesocpes. Last reply by Joseph Tocco Jun 22, 2015.

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