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    Default We have 4 clear nights in a row starting tonight. Guess what I'm doing...



    Going to run 2 mounts at once alllll night long. Up all night, sleep all day. I will feel like a slacker.



    My telescopes are an Astrotech AT65EDQ 65mm f/6.5 ED quadruplet astrograph, TPO 8RC, Orion XT8 Dob, Meade DS2130 go to, Coronado PST, Celestron CR 150-HD refractor, and 10" Meade LXD55 on an LXD75 mount. I want bigger. Much bigger. Ohh, I also have an iOpton zeq25 with 2 inch tripod, iOptron SmartQE Pro 3200 HC, Celestron 2.5x Luminos 2" Barlow Lens, Williams Optics FF II, and a stack of Pentax photography gear.

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    Default Re: We have 4 clear nights in a row starting tonight. Guess what I'm doing...

    Enjoy you session. Clear skies.
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    Default Re: We have 4 clear nights in a row starting tonight. Guess what I'm doing...

    Have a good one! Looking forward to your images!

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    Default Re: We have 4 clear nights in a row starting tonight. Guess what I'm doing...

    Good luck! We are supposed to get your weather starting Monday night, here on the East coast. Suppos sly 4 good nights...will see.
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    Default Re: We have 4 clear nights in a row starting tonight. Guess what I'm doing...

    Good luck! Let us hear about your session!
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    Default Re: We have 4 clear nights in a row starting tonight. Guess what I'm doing...

    Get some great ones! What tripod are you using with your Zmount? Is that factory now?
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    Default Re: We have 4 clear nights in a row starting tonight. Guess what I'm doing...

    Good luck! Sleep is overrated.
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    Default Re: We have 4 clear nights in a row starting tonight. Guess what I'm doing...

    I'm in! We got some clear nights coming up this week. Not pulling all nighters though
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    Default Re: We have 4 clear nights in a row starting tonight. Guess what I'm doing...

    I am still processing the results from it all, though one of the clear nights had clouds move in at just before sunset and hang out until I finally gave it up at midnight.
    My telescopes are an Astrotech AT65EDQ 65mm f/6.5 ED quadruplet astrograph, TPO 8RC, Orion XT8 Dob, Meade DS2130 go to, Coronado PST, Celestron CR 150-HD refractor, and 10" Meade LXD55 on an LXD75 mount. I want bigger. Much bigger. Ohh, I also have an iOpton zeq25 with 2 inch tripod, iOptron SmartQE Pro 3200 HC, Celestron 2.5x Luminos 2" Barlow Lens, Williams Optics FF II, and a stack of Pentax photography gear.

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    Default Re: We have 4 clear nights in a row starting tonight. Guess what I'm doing...

    Finally processed the stuff. I did do some glob hunting and checked some more Messier objects off the list. I scored M5, M10, M12, M13, M14, M56, M65, M66, M67, M80, M81, M82, M87, M88, M89, M90, M91, M92, M95, M96, M104, and M105. I already had some of them, and so my total Messier list now has those andM1, M3, M7, M8, M31, M36, M37, M41, M42, M43, M47, M48, M51, M78, M94, M97, M101, M106, M108, and M110. I need to redo some of them because frankly my older work sucks!

    I want to get the entire Messier catalog.
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    My telescopes are an Astrotech AT65EDQ 65mm f/6.5 ED quadruplet astrograph, TPO 8RC, Orion XT8 Dob, Meade DS2130 go to, Coronado PST, Celestron CR 150-HD refractor, and 10" Meade LXD55 on an LXD75 mount. I want bigger. Much bigger. Ohh, I also have an iOpton zeq25 with 2 inch tripod, iOptron SmartQE Pro 3200 HC, Celestron 2.5x Luminos 2" Barlow Lens, Williams Optics FF II, and a stack of Pentax photography gear.

 

 
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