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Richard A Flinn posted a discussion

Teleskop Express in Germany

I'm impressed enough with these people that I thought I would pass this on. We all want to support our forum sponsor (telescopes.com) when possible, but lets face it, astronomy stores dont always have what we're needing in stock and we all look for a good deal now and then.I have been looking at equipment on their (teleskop express) website for some time now, but was hesitant to order something overseas. Shipping cost and other charges sometimes make a good deal not so good anymore. The TSFlat2…See More
4 hours ago
Richard A Flinn posted a status
"I guess Stefan and Dan have been out at night? 2 friends from Pittsburgh and Scranton have been posting lots of images lately.Clouds here :("
yesterday
jmeans replied to jmeans's discussion New At This
"Thanks, I lucked into this one, a divorce let me get this one for CHEAP, I couldn't pass it up."
Monday
Richard A Flinn posted a status
"Homemade Dew Shields...Check out the August post at LPO. http://j.mp/1oUFRnJ"
Monday
Richard A Flinn replied to jmeans's discussion New At This
"First of all, Welcome to StarParty jmeans! :) We're happy to have you here. That Apertura scope of yours is a fine instrument that should provide years of enjoyment for you. Those scopes (Apertura, Zhumell, Astro Tech) turn in azimuth and…"
Monday
Joseph Tocco left a comment for jmeans
"Hi J, welcome! This hobby is infectious for sure and your 12" Apertura is a very nice telescope. I own several telescopes and I can tell you that I'll never ever be without a wide aperture Newtonian. With regard to your solar…"
Monday
jmeans posted a discussion

New At This

I just got a 12 in Apertura and I love it , But looking for accessories all I find is stuff for "Orion" scopes or Mead, I want a full aperture Solar filter ect, Does Apertura have a venue for thier own accessories?See More
Monday
jmeans is now a member of StarParty
Sunday
Stephen Krell posted a status
"Get up Eat your breakfast , see Venus and Jupiter dance. One day only Monday; next"
Sunday
Richard A Flinn posted a status
"I think I'm starting to win the fight. As Joe told me the other day, No rest for the wicked! :))"
Aug 13
Richard A Flinn commented on Martin Hrdlicka's photo
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EAGLE Nebula RGB+Ha+OIII+SII 1

"Cool beans! ;) Sorry I missed you earlier. Fighting with my mount again tonight!"
Aug 13
Martin Hrdlicka commented on Martin Hrdlicka's photo
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EAGLE Nebula RGB+Ha+OIII+SII 1

"Thanks guys I really appreciate Your comments.  Rich I did use some standart PS tri color processing and I used same processing I did my other pictures."
Aug 12
Stefan commented on Martin Hrdlicka's photo
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"Marty,  wow congrats for recognition and the awards. This the best picture of the eagle I every have seen!  Clear skies, Stefan"
Aug 12
Richard A Flinn commented on Martin Hrdlicka's photo
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EAGLE Nebula RGB+Ha+OIII+SII 1

"Did you map the narrowband in Hubble Palette? I.E., Ha=green, SII=red, OIII=blue As soon as I get all these issues ironed out and get a new mount I will likely buy the Astrodon 5nm SII and the 3nm OIII. Cant wait to start working with the Hubble…"
Aug 12
Joseph Tocco commented on Martin Hrdlicka's photo
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"Here, Here! Congrats but no surprise. Arguably, you and Rich are taking the finest astrophotos that I've ever seen. No offense to anyone, there are some amazing photos out there by others. By the way, I have never seen the Eagle Nebula look…"
Aug 12
Richard A Flinn commented on Richard A Flinn's photo
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"Thanks Martin. Removing my secondary dew heater fixed the weird diffraction problems in my stars. I also removed the 6.4mm spacer between my OAG and CCDT67 Telecompressor and replaced it with a longer 12.8mm spacer and my corners now look much…"
Aug 12
Richard A Flinn commented on Martin Hrdlicka's photo
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EAGLE Nebula RGB+Ha+OIII+SII 1

"Nice Eagle here Martin....and congrats on the awards at the NSP!! :D"
Aug 12
Martin Hrdlicka posted photos
Aug 12
Martin Hrdlicka commented on Richard A Flinn's photo
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Cocoon nebula

"I love a color in the stars, great shot! "
Aug 12
Martin Hrdlicka commented on Richard A Flinn's photo
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NGC7331_Hickson92

"That's a one great looking galaxy picture!! "
Aug 12
 

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Teleskop Express in Germany

I'm impressed enough with these people that I thought I would pass this on. We all want to support our forum sponsor (telescopes.com) when possible, but lets face it, astronomy stores dont always…Continue

Tags: Service, Express, Teleskop, Flattener, Field

Started by Richard A Flinn in Telescope Equipment & Accessories 4 hours ago.

New At This 2 Replies

I just got a 12 in Apertura and I love it , But looking for accessories all I find is stuff for "Orion" scopes or Mead, I want a full aperture Solar filter ect, Does Apertura have a venue for thier…Continue

Started by jmeans in Observing. Last reply by jmeans on Monday.

Zhumell Telescopes 93 Replies

Does anyone own a Zhumell telescope? I have a Z12 Dob. I purchased it back in the summer. It is a really big telescope, especially compared to the little Meade AZ70 refractor I have. I do like the…Continue

Started by Gary Riley in Zhumell Telescopes. Last reply by Amit Mujumdar Jun 11.

Custom Newt for Imaging 2 Replies

Many of you know I have done some imaging with the Astro Tech AT8IN f/4 imaging newt. I have always liked the sharpness of the images it produced but I havent used it in quite some time. The reason…Continue

Started by Richard A Flinn in Reflector Telesocpes. Last reply by Richard A Flinn Apr 24.

Test night - March 21/22 2014 4 Replies

I recently upgraded my Orion Atlas mount with the extension tube and installed a GSO 2" Linear Bearing Crayford Focuser for Refractors - Dual Speed on the Orion 90mm f/10 and I have been waiting for…Continue

Started by Dan Acker in Telescope Equipment & Accessories. Last reply by Dan Acker Mar 27.

Observing Report 3/15 and 3/16/14 (from a desperate observer) 4 Replies

Well, clear skies, a free night with bright moonlight :( . I had to get some photons (desperately). So at 2100 last night I setup the 12 inch in our driveway to observe some of the Clusters in the…Continue

Started by Stefan in Observing. Last reply by Stefan Mar 17.

Bad Advertizing. 7 Replies

It really troubles me to see ad's like this.…Continue

Started by Dan Acker in Telescope Equipment & Accessories. Last reply by Dan Acker Mar 14.

What's you favorite eyepiece and why? 12 Replies

I thought this would be a fun discussion. My favorite eyepiece is currently my Meade 24mm UWA. This thing is huge, its a 2" format, and its a fantastic combination with the Meade 2" enhanced…Continue

Tags: reviews

Started by John Kramer in Telescope Eyepieces. Last reply by Mark Oine Mar 13.

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