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Old 29-04-2005, 09:06 AM
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here is mine

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added some mods since
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Old 01-05-2005, 11:50 AM
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Ok finally got around to taking a picture of my scope

Celestron 8 inch Newt on a AS CG-5 mount;Canon 300 D at prime focus

Department store (Go Lo!) 60 mm guide scope with Atik 1 C guide camera piggy backed

had to use electrical tape to add some weight to counterbalance all the extra load of camera and guide scope
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Old 10-05-2005, 10:35 AM
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Hi all,
Here's my setup. It's an Intes MN61 6" Maksutov-Newtonian on a Losmandy G11 driven by an Astrometrics Skywalker II microstepper control system.

It doesn't get looked-through very often and is setup mainly for imaging with an SBIG ST10xe camera. There is a Synta 102mm f5 on there as well with a secondary SBIG ST5c guide camera and barlow for off-axis guiding.

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Old 19-05-2005, 04:23 PM
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Thanks Gary and Robby for the new toys. Losmandy GM-8 with StarMate remote controller. Currently carrying my Celestron 102 for autoguiding piggyback and OAGed prime focus (when the clouds clear). Gotta luv that black.
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Old 19-05-2005, 04:32 PM
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That your observing chair there? No wonder you nod off.
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Old 02-06-2005, 05:00 PM
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12.5" reflector

Needs a bit of a spit N polish & a paint job!
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Old 02-06-2005, 05:03 PM
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Old 26-06-2005, 04:36 PM
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Part of my setup
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Old 02-07-2005, 09:40 PM
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Old 10-07-2005, 03:58 PM
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Some of the Bintel 252 Premium

And my eyepiece case
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Old 10-07-2005, 04:14 PM
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Dave,

Don't forget about the new camera as a peice of your equipment (let's see you post a pic of the camera!!).

It must be a good one as you have filled up almost every thread in here with pics LOL!

Like a kid in a lolly shop!!
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Old 16-07-2005, 02:50 PM
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Step 2

The next step in my evolving imaging setup. 80 ED Orion (imaging scope)piggybacked to the 102 (guidescope) on Losmandy GM-8. Step 3 is nearing completion. I'm waiting on the mounting bracket for the Meade 8" to go on the Losmandy. Then the Orion will go on the Meade and the system will be complete. (Apart from the Argo Narvis. Next year maybe)
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Old 17-07-2005, 07:20 PM
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My 8" GS dob with some mods.
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Old 24-07-2005, 12:30 PM
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Heres my Binos!
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Old 24-07-2005, 12:36 PM
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How does the tripod go with your binocs Charlie, is it sturdy enough or does it need to be heavier? just wondering if you get the wobbles or not.
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Old 24-07-2005, 12:47 PM
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I very much so need a better tripod but I haven't had the time to go out and buy one. It wobbles a little bit, but not so much that I can't look at the moon steadily or see some clusters and nebulas.

By the way, becuase I'm purchasing a 8" dob, does anyone have any pics of them next to one? I want to see how big they are. And how much is the Postage and Handling on an Andrew's one?

Thanks for any help.
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Old 24-07-2005, 01:53 PM
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Can't help you with the dob's but i am sure someone can. Try hanging something from the centre of the tripod with a bit of weight to it, i have tried this in the past with very good results.
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Old 24-07-2005, 02:30 PM
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Stage 3. Just the Microfocuser and new counterweights to go.
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Stage 3. Just the Microfocuser and new counterweights to go.

capt'n she canno' take any more!!!!
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Old 24-07-2005, 02:39 PM
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I know h0ughy, I know. Its a bit of a worry isn't it Suprisingly I'm still within acceptable weight limist for astrophotography.

I'll be changing the guiderings though. The ones I bought are hopeless. The adjustment screws are really loose in the thread. So much so that even when firmly tightened the Orion slips backwards when pointed in an upward direction (pretty useless hey) because the screws move and start to angle towards the back of the setup.
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