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Old 18-01-2018, 04:49 PM
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Out to Night

Been awhile since I've used this one .... 80mm f/15 ... MoonLite Focuser

I'll get the Astro Chair out ... don't feel like standing up ...

Had clear nights for 4 days now ... fingers crossed.

I might put this up ' For Sale ' soon .... mulling over it at the moment. ..... another Triplet arriving shortly.

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Old 18-01-2018, 05:02 PM
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haha flash, "this way up"!
good one fella!!
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Old 18-01-2018, 05:42 PM
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Been awhile since I've used this one .... 80mm f/15

I'll get the Astro Chair out ... don't feel like standing up ...

Had clear nights for 4 days now ... fingers crossed.

I might put this up ' For Sale ' soon .... mulling over it at the moment. ..... another Triplet arriving shortly.

Col....
Lovely scope Col..should be able even to resolve a few close doubles with that ; and these smaller scopes show big fat airy disks .. brighter doubles can actually look really good in these, and even the Planets... Dawes is 120/80mm roughly, so 1.5"..good resolution indeed.

When you consider average seeing allows what, 2" to 3 "..these scopes can really shine...sometimes no need for that 8 in etc.. someone will enjoy it if you do.

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Old 18-01-2018, 06:34 PM
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haha flash, "this way up"!
good one fella!!
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Always read the ' Manual ' and yah can't go wrong ....
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Old 18-01-2018, 06:35 PM
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Lovely scope Col..should be able even to resolve a few close doubles with that ; and these smaller scopes show big fat airy disks .. brighter doubles can actually look really good in these, and even the Planets... Dawes is 120/80mm roughly, so 1.5"..good resolution indeed.

When you consider average seeing allows what, 2" to 3 "..these scopes can really shine...sometimes no need for that 8 in etc.. someone will enjoy it if you do.

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Thanks Joe .... she's a killer on Planets
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Old 18-01-2018, 07:12 PM
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Re Manuals

This dear ol lady looks as if she needs a manual...or " look through this end only , "stamped on the ep end.
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Dont sell Flash !!! if it performs anything like my Mizar 80mm f12.5 you will regret it ,. trust me .



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Been awhile since I've used this one .... 80mm f/15 ... MoonLite Focuser

I'll get the Astro Chair out ... don't feel like standing up ...

Had clear nights for 4 days now ... fingers crossed.

I might put this up ' For Sale ' soon .... mulling over it at the moment. ..... another Triplet arriving shortly.

Col....
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Old 18-01-2018, 08:15 PM
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Dont sell Flash !!! if it performs anything like my Mizar 80mm f12.5 you will regret it ,. trust me .



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Yeah .. !! Maybe ... we'll see ... I know it's sharp,sharp,sharp on Saturn / Jupiter etc
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You will miss it and no offence but for what she is worth you wont better those views , no way ! .

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Old 18-01-2018, 08:33 PM
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I know, I know ....I'll go outside for a few hours now ... it's getting dark enough.
Pleiades / Orion coming up in the East.

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As usual at f/15, crisp and sharp ...I'll put this Scope away for now.

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