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Stefan commented on Joseph Tocco's photo
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Bosma Beta RE 4" f/9.8

"Joe, sounds good. Thanks, Stefan"
Tuesday
Joseph Tocco commented on Joseph Tocco's photo
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Bosma Beta RE 4" f/9.8

"Thanks guys. Stefan, I'll take a few photos later this week and get them posted. "
Sep 8
Stephen Krell and Woody are now friends
Sep 7
Woody commented on Woody's photo
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ring nebula

"Thanx Stephen. I used the very inexpensive G3 deep space color camera. The color is not present until you mess around with the various settings they offer after a shot is taken. I believe this shot I took was 15 or 20 secs. Single shot and my scope…"
Sep 7
Stephen Krell commented on Woody's photo
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ring nebula

"Hey Woody; this and the vail are two of my favorite deep sky targets. Its nice to see the color that is resolved here. I am a visual  not photo guy and view most fuzzies in monochrome. Good Photo !"
Sep 7
Stefan commented on Joseph Tocco's photo
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Bosma Beta RE 4" f/9.8

"Joe, nice setup wonder if you could post some closeups of the mount. Clear skies,  Stefan"
Sep 6
Stefan commented on Woody's photo
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ring nebula

"Woody, nice center star and color.  Clear skies, Stefan"
Sep 6
Richard A Flinn left a comment for Terrence Hanson
"Welcome to StarParty Terrence! :)"
Sep 5
Richard A Flinn commented on Joseph Tocco's photo
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Bosma Beta RE 4" f/9.8

"Congrats on the new rig Joe! Looks pretty sweet. :)"
Sep 5
Hal Miller commented on Martin Hrdlicka's photo
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EAGLE Nebula RGB+Ha+OIII+SII 1

"Absolutely breathtaking! Some nice wine, some classical music, a few more images like this and maybe the wife if she behaves herself, for a most relaxing evening."
Sep 4
Joseph Tocco commented on Joseph Tocco's photo
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Bosma Beta RE 4" f/9.8

"Thanks Hal. This scope is for visual use (primarily, as are all of my scopes) but that does not mean that I won't slip my t-adapter into it and snap a few pictures. :D"
Sep 4
Hal Miller commented on Joseph Tocco's photo
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Bosma Beta RE 4" f/9.8

"Beautiful scope to be sure. I've always been a fan of Newtonians but in the last few years refractors have caught my interest. Will this primarily be for visual observation or photography? It is exciting to see such good photos from small…"
Sep 4
Joseph Tocco posted a photo

Bosma Beta RE 4" f/9.8

What's the matter with me? I didn't need another scope, I didn't even want one but...how do you resist a 4" refractor? Besides, t's previous owner made me an offer I couldn't refuse.The views are quite impressive. The scope cleanly split the…
Sep 4
Woody posted photos
Sep 2
Woody commented on Woody's photo
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"Thanx Joseph!!"
Sep 2
Richard A Flinn replied to Richard A Flinn's discussion Teleskop Express in Germany
"I think I'm fine with the spacing now on the field flattener. It does its job as well as any field flattener I have used to date. Very happy with it. :) Here's 10 subs of the Eagle nebula in H-alpha. Each sub was 10 minutes for a total of…"
Sep 2
Richard A Flinn posted a photo

20 minute subs! M45

Just when I'm about to replace the CGEM DX it starts acting like its supposed to! It has been guiding excellent the last few nights out. I finished up on one target the other morning and just for fun I decided to point the scope at M45 and give 20…
Aug 28
Richard A Flinn replied to Richard A Flinn's discussion Teleskop Express in Germany
"Thanks Stefan. I wanted to capture the river of dust coming off it. I shot it with the RC recently for a more detailed look at just the Cocoon. Here is a link: http://www.astrobin.com/108829/B/"
Aug 28
Stefan replied to Richard A Flinn's discussion Teleskop Express in Germany
"Rich, M33 looks marvelous, the Cocoon looks busy. I wonder if you could zoom in on it during processing makes it pop out a little.  Clear skies, Stefan"
Aug 28
 

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Teleskop Express in Germany 6 Replies

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. Last reply by Richard A Flinn Sep 2.

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 Aug 18.

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

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

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