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by geyes30
Tue Sep 08, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Getting ready for Mars opposition/close approach
Replies: 2
Views: 67

Re: Getting ready for Mars opposition/close approach

Gear used: Celestron Evolution 6 w Baader 2X Barlow, ASI178MM + ZWO RGB filters.
Software used: Imaged with Firecapture (< 500 frames each channel), stacked in Registax followed by compiling in WinJupos.
by geyes30
Tue Sep 08, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Getting ready for Mars opposition/close approach
Replies: 2
Views: 67

Getting ready for Mars opposition/close approach

In anticipation of the close approach of Mars in a few weeks' time, I took the opportunity to image the planet this morning. Unfortunately, it was super cloudy, and so I had little time to focus properly between the channels. Furthermore, thin whispy clouds continually obscured the planet during ima...
by geyes30
Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: DIY Astronomy
Topic: DIY 8"F/6 Planetary Scope from Shelves and IKEA table
Replies: 6
Views: 2789

Re: DIY 8"F/6 Planetary Scope from Shelves and IKEA table

Hi Good to see you have done it. I am a beginner and want to buy a dob 6 inch but find it too heavy and expensive to import here. It costs about $650 to bring in from bh for a skywatcher. I wonder why an 6 inch dob needs to be heavy like 18kg. The mirror is only about 1kg. I am thinking of building...
by geyes30
Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Astronomy Magazine Subscription
Replies: 11
Views: 10028

Re: Astronomy Magazine Subscription

Looks like I spoke too soon and erroneously. I'm currently missing August 2019, and, now that I looked back, probably Nov 2018 also.
by geyes30
Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Has anyone bought items from this shop?
Replies: 1
Views: 1515

Re: Has anyone bought items from this shop?

Yes. I've purchased one Quark Daystar filter and GSO coma corrector from them. No issues.
by geyes30
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Astronomy Magazine Subscription
Replies: 11
Views: 10028

Re: Astronomy Magazine Subscription

I've never missed a copy of the magazine in 1+ year of subscription.
by geyes30
Mon May 20, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: SOLD: Meade 10" SCT F/10
Replies: 9
Views: 2835

Re: WTS: Meade 10" SCT F/10

Sold!
by geyes30
Wed Mar 06, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: SOLD: Meade 10" SCT F/10
Replies: 9
Views: 2835

Re: WTS: Meade 10" SCT F/10

Still available!
by geyes30
Wed Jan 02, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: SOLD: Meade 10" SCT F/10
Replies: 9
Views: 2835

Re: WTS: Meade 10" SCT F/10

Bump for the new year!
by geyes30
Sun Dec 23, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: SOLD: Meade 10" SCT F/10
Replies: 9
Views: 2835

Re: WTS: Meade 10" SCT F/10

Price reduction!