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    G'day from the Hunter Valley in NSW, Australia, home to lots of vineyards and coal mines.

    My interest is in Nightscapes and photographing various Nebula with, at this stage, my existing camera gear. I have a Nikon D7200 and various lens from a Samyang 14mm f2.8 up to a Nikon 300mm f4. I've just finished putting together a tracking/guiding set-up with an HEQ5
    Pro, WO guide scope and a ZWO ASI 120MM linked to a lap-top. Looking forward to sharing ideas and images and learning more about my new passion.

    Kev

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    Default Re: G'day

    Welcome cobber.
    Don't let yer blue heeler near the tripod. Their pee rusts the screws.
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    Default Re: G'day

    Hello Kev! Welcome to the Forum

    Dave
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    Hi there Kev, Welcome to the forums!
    Orion SkyQuest XT6 Classic Dobs; Lunt 60 THa/B1200CPT 60mm; Omni CG-4 Mount; TS Expanse 17 mm ED wide angle eyepiece - 70° FOV - 1.25" and 2" barrel size; Meade Series 4000 filter ND96(0.9); Seben Laser Collimator LK1 31.7mm (1.25"); TS Optics 15x70 LE Series Binoculars; Orion SteadyPix Deluxe Camera Mount & Home made LYBAR chair!

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    My Name: David
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    My scopes:William Optics FLT 98 Flattener 4 - Celestron Edge HD 8" SCT - x0.7FR - hyperstar -Celestron OAG Lunt 60mm B1200PT
    My mounts:Celestron Advanced VX TPI spreader, iOptron IEQ45 tri-pier
    My cameras: ASI 174MM cooled, ASI 174MC, QHY163M, Nikon D800
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    Default Re: G'day

    Hi Kev welcome to the forum,I am still learning through the forums on how to do astrophotography and are a great help.
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    Default Re: G'day

    Hello Kev! Welcome to the forum and thanks for joining us!

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    Binoculars: Pentax PCF WP II 10×50, Bresser Corvette 10×50, Bresser Hunter 16×50 and 8×40, Garrett Gemini 12×60 LW, Gordon 10×50, Apogee 20×100
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    Welcome to the forum Kev
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    Hello Kev and Welcome Aboard!
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    Hello and welcome Kev
    Refractors: Antares 105 f/15, Bresser 102XL f/13.2, Celestron 102 f/6.5, 2-150 f/8, Stellarvue NHNG 80 f/6.9, TAL 100RS f/10, TS 102 f/11, Vixen SD115s f/7.7
    Mounts: Manfrotto 055PRO, Celestron SLT, Celestron CG-5/ Argo Navis, Vixen SXP Binoculars: Celestron Eyepieces: A-Z

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    The weakest link in the optical chain is the large nut located directly behind the eyepiece/ camera. - Gabrielle
    Ya gotta keep this Apo/Achro thing in some balance of perspective. Apos are awesome, but long focus Achros aren't that far behind them - Siriusandthepup (CN)

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