Page 2 of 5 FirstFirst 1234 ... LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 50
Like Tree81Likes

Thread: 1st light with Long Perng 110mm f6 APO .

  1. #11
    not_Fritz_Argelander's Avatar
    not_Fritz_Argelander is online now HYPER GIANT
    Points: 162,395, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 78.0%
    Achievements:
    365 Days+ Registered Achievement!2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!750 Days+ Registered Achievement!First 1000 Experience Points
    Awards:
    Thread Award
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    US
    Posts
    19,921
    Points
    162,395
    Level
    100
    Thanks
    6,991
    Thanked 42,725x 13,728 Posts
    Blog Entries
    49

    Default Re: 1st light with Long Perng 110mm f6 APO .



    After racking my memory I finally remembered which member had the nice TS apo:

    http://www.astronomyforum.net/members/gunfighter48.html
    b .nordstrom and Gabby76 like this.
    Past items italicized. Scopes: Refractors: Orion ST80 (mods for white light solar), SV ED80 f7, Orion and SW 80 and 120 ED, Orion ED80T, Orion 120 f8.3, Tasco 30x30, Edmund 40; Newtonians: Z12 f5, self made 6” f9, AT 8”f4, OC 8”f6.3, Orion 10" f4.7, Orion XX14i; Catadioptrics: VMC110L, Intes MK66, Orion 102 MakCas f12.7, Celestron 9.25 SCT and 9.25 Edge. EPs: KK Fujiyama Orthoscopics, 2x Vixen NPLs (40-6mm) and BCOs, Baader Mark IV zooms, TV Panoptics, Delos, TV Nagler, ES100s, Edmund Orthoscopics, Baader Hyperions. Mounts: Orion Sirius EQG, Star Seeker III, Celestron CG5, Vixen Porta II, Orion Atlas, Losmandy G11

  2. #12
    b .nordstrom's Avatar
    b .nordstrom is offline Bright Giants
    Points: 8,045, Level: 62
    Level completed: 65%, Points required for next Level: 105
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    First 1000 Experience Points365 Days+ Registered Achievement!750 Days+ Registered Achievement!2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Darwin Australia
    Posts
    231
    Points
    8,045
    Level
    62
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked 39x 32 Posts

    Default Re: 1st light with Long Perng 110mm f6 APO .

    Quote Originally Posted by b .nordstrom View Post
    Thanks guys , yes its a very well made piece of gear for not much money and I am sure it will see me right for many years , ( also cant really spend any more on astronomy ) as its small , light with very good mechanics and optics and if I need higher powers I have my sweet C9.25 XLT ( also CF ) .

    Also it sits beautifully on the Vixen SP mount , like they were made for each other .

    Cant wait for the moon as I bet this scope will perform very well here , as said a report to come .

    Brian.
    You guys get the Orion ' EON ' 110mm f6 that is the same scope and made by Long Perng but only in the black anodised alloy with chrome accents .

    Brian.

  3. #13
    b .nordstrom's Avatar
    b .nordstrom is offline Bright Giants
    Points: 8,045, Level: 62
    Level completed: 65%, Points required for next Level: 105
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    First 1000 Experience Points365 Days+ Registered Achievement!750 Days+ Registered Achievement!2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Darwin Australia
    Posts
    231
    Points
    8,045
    Level
    62
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked 39x 32 Posts

    Default Re: 1st light with Long Perng 110mm f6 APO .

    OOPs , the above reply should have quoted BIGZBY > dont know what happened ?

    Brian.

  4. #14
    Bigzmey's Avatar
    Bigzmey is offline HYPER GIANT
    Points: 35,217, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 61.0%
    Achievements:
    2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!5 Threads Achievement!50 Posts Achievement!200+ Posts Achievement!
    Join Date
    Sep 2015
    Location
    San Diego, California, USA
    Posts
    6,518
    Points
    35,217
    Level
    100
    Thanks
    1,515
    Thanked 2,681x 1,973 Posts

    Default Re: 1st light with Long Perng 110mm f6 APO .

    Quote Originally Posted by b .nordstrom View Post
    You guys get the Orion ' EON ' 110mm f6 that is the same scope and made by Long Perng but only in the black anodised alloy with chrome accents .

    Brian.
    Good to know! I bet Orion charges a good premium for the name.
    b .nordstrom likes this.

    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    :
    Celestron: 8" SCT F10, Omni 150R
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    F5, Onyx 80ED F6.3; ES: 127mm CF F7.5 APO. Mounts: ES Twilight I, Bresser EXOS2, SW SkyTee2, UA MicroStar. Binos: Orion 10x50, Celestron 8x42. EPs: TeleVue: Delites, Plossls & barlows; ES: 82os & 68os; Vixen: SLVs; Baader: BCOs & Aspherics; Meade: UWAs & Plossls; Celestron: X-Cel LXs; BST: Flat Field. Filters: Astronomik: UHC; Lumicon: OIII, H-beta, DeepSky; Baader: UHC-S, M&SG, CB; Orion: UltraBlock, SG. DSO tally: 1119 (H400-1: 400, H400-2: 244, H300-3: 84;
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    : 110, S110: 73). Doubles: 702, Comets: 10
    , Asteroids: 47
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.

  5. #15
    not_Fritz_Argelander's Avatar
    not_Fritz_Argelander is online now HYPER GIANT
    Points: 162,395, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 78.0%
    Achievements:
    365 Days+ Registered Achievement!2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!750 Days+ Registered Achievement!First 1000 Experience Points
    Awards:
    Thread Award
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    US
    Posts
    19,921
    Points
    162,395
    Level
    100
    Thanks
    6,991
    Thanked 42,725x 13,728 Posts
    Blog Entries
    49

    Default Re: 1st light with Long Perng 110mm f6 APO .

    I just checked the Orion site. It isn't there anymore. I remember it was once and perhaps again....
    b .nordstrom likes this.
    Past items italicized. Scopes: Refractors: Orion ST80 (mods for white light solar), SV ED80 f7, Orion and SW 80 and 120 ED, Orion ED80T, Orion 120 f8.3, Tasco 30x30, Edmund 40; Newtonians: Z12 f5, self made 6” f9, AT 8”f4, OC 8”f6.3, Orion 10" f4.7, Orion XX14i; Catadioptrics: VMC110L, Intes MK66, Orion 102 MakCas f12.7, Celestron 9.25 SCT and 9.25 Edge. EPs: KK Fujiyama Orthoscopics, 2x Vixen NPLs (40-6mm) and BCOs, Baader Mark IV zooms, TV Panoptics, Delos, TV Nagler, ES100s, Edmund Orthoscopics, Baader Hyperions. Mounts: Orion Sirius EQG, Star Seeker III, Celestron CG5, Vixen Porta II, Orion Atlas, Losmandy G11

  6. #16
    b .nordstrom's Avatar
    b .nordstrom is offline Bright Giants
    Points: 8,045, Level: 62
    Level completed: 65%, Points required for next Level: 105
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    First 1000 Experience Points365 Days+ Registered Achievement!750 Days+ Registered Achievement!2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Darwin Australia
    Posts
    231
    Points
    8,045
    Level
    62
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked 39x 32 Posts

    Default Re: 1st light with Long Perng 110mm f6 APO .

    Quote Originally Posted by Bigzmey View Post
    Good to know! I bet Orion charges a good premium for the name.
    They were $2400aud when avaliable , the un-branded straight LP's were $1499aud so yes $900aud for a name etched into the dew shield and focuser ,,, woaw ! , but this was a few years ago and these have been superceded by the EON 110 triplets and these are $2999aud !! .

    I am more than happy with mine for $740aud delivered .

    Brian.
    Attached Images Attached Images

  7. #17
    b .nordstrom's Avatar
    b .nordstrom is offline Bright Giants
    Points: 8,045, Level: 62
    Level completed: 65%, Points required for next Level: 105
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    First 1000 Experience Points365 Days+ Registered Achievement!750 Days+ Registered Achievement!2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Darwin Australia
    Posts
    231
    Points
    8,045
    Level
    62
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked 39x 32 Posts

    Default Re: 1st light with Long Perng 110mm f6 APO .

    I got home from work tonight and thought ?? lets check the new 110mm f6 APO against the 60mm f7 triplet in the daylight as I have had them out side by side the other night in BAD ! seeing , but I wanted to see how LP 's quality of build stacks up through their different models .

    Glad to say that their quality is almost identical so they do keep their QA up , and that's great to see that we are blessed with manufacturers that can build scopes to a very good standard time after time , impressive stuff that don't cost an arm and leg like some other's ( I won't mention here ) and when I sold my Takahashi FS60c and missed it so much so I grabbed the little 60mm LP triplet and I will say that the LP is as good optically and mechanically for 1/3 the price ( FPL51 triplet vrs Fluorite doublet ) .

    Note the sweet alloy cases in the background , supplied free .

    Anyway enjoy the photos .

    Brian.
    Attached Images Attached Images

  8. #18
    b .nordstrom's Avatar
    b .nordstrom is offline Bright Giants
    Points: 8,045, Level: 62
    Level completed: 65%, Points required for next Level: 105
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    First 1000 Experience Points365 Days+ Registered Achievement!750 Days+ Registered Achievement!2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Darwin Australia
    Posts
    231
    Points
    8,045
    Level
    62
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked 39x 32 Posts

    Default Re: 1st light with Long Perng 110mm f6 APO .

    Forgot to post this photo last night , as it shows both Long Perng's as they stand so here it is .

    If interested the weekend is looking terrible , rain and clouds right through .

    Brian.
    Attached Images Attached Images

  9. #19
    Bigzmey's Avatar
    Bigzmey is offline HYPER GIANT
    Points: 35,217, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 61.0%
    Achievements:
    2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!5 Threads Achievement!50 Posts Achievement!200+ Posts Achievement!
    Join Date
    Sep 2015
    Location
    San Diego, California, USA
    Posts
    6,518
    Points
    35,217
    Level
    100
    Thanks
    1,515
    Thanked 2,681x 1,973 Posts

    Default Re: 1st light with Long Perng 110mm f6 APO .

    Quote Originally Posted by b .nordstrom View Post
    They were $2400aud when avaliable , the un-branded straight LP's were $1499aud so yes $900aud for a name etched into the dew shield and focuser ,,, woaw ! , but this was a few years ago and these have been superceded by the EON 110 triplets and these are $2999aud !! .

    I am more than happy with mine for $740aud delivered .

    Brian.
    Classic Orion. Any time I considering Orion, I look hard to see if others offer the same stuff for less, and more often than not that's the case. Looks like you got good scope for a good price, enjoy!

    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    :
    Celestron: 8" SCT F10, Omni 150R
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    F5, Onyx 80ED F6.3; ES: 127mm CF F7.5 APO. Mounts: ES Twilight I, Bresser EXOS2, SW SkyTee2, UA MicroStar. Binos: Orion 10x50, Celestron 8x42. EPs: TeleVue: Delites, Plossls & barlows; ES: 82os & 68os; Vixen: SLVs; Baader: BCOs & Aspherics; Meade: UWAs & Plossls; Celestron: X-Cel LXs; BST: Flat Field. Filters: Astronomik: UHC; Lumicon: OIII, H-beta, DeepSky; Baader: UHC-S, M&SG, CB; Orion: UltraBlock, SG. DSO tally: 1119 (H400-1: 400, H400-2: 244, H300-3: 84;
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    : 110, S110: 73). Doubles: 702, Comets: 10
    , Asteroids: 47
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.

  10. #20
    b .nordstrom's Avatar
    b .nordstrom is offline Bright Giants
    Points: 8,045, Level: 62
    Level completed: 65%, Points required for next Level: 105
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    First 1000 Experience Points365 Days+ Registered Achievement!750 Days+ Registered Achievement!2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Darwin Australia
    Posts
    231
    Points
    8,045
    Level
    62
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked 39x 32 Posts

    Default Re: 1st light with Long Perng 110mm f6 APO .

    Hi all , well I managed a quick look at last night's 6 day old moon with the LP 110mm APO and ,,,,,,,

    All I can say is WOAW ! this scope controls CA extremely well for an FPL51 doublet ! , even up to 170x 8mm TV Plossl and Celestron 2x Ultima barlow I was pressed to see any , just a tiny amount that I recon was more atmosphere than optics .

    I used my 15mm TV Plossl and Ultima most giving 88x and the view was so sharp with awesome contrast showing the tube is baffled very well .

    I lookled at Jupiter , getting low now and Saturn and these 2 held up well at 170x as the touchy focus problems I had last time were way better behaved . Saturn especially looked very nice with the rings looking especially good ! .

    Another win for this scope , I knew it would be a Luna killer , here is a quick and dirty shot taken with my phone hand held to the 15mm and Barlow ay 88x , it's only cropped to remove the eyepiece edge , note the lack of light scatter .

    Comments welcome .

    Brian.
    Attached Images Attached Images

 

 
Page 2 of 5 FirstFirst 1234 ... LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. Hi the Orion Eon 110MM APO
    By phliperphil in forum Astronomy Beginners Forum
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 01-27-2015, 10:36 AM
  2. Replies: 28
    Last Post: 10-17-2014, 04:32 PM
  3. Want to buy an EON 110mm Apo how good is it ??
    By astronomy22b in forum Orion Telescopes Forum
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-30-2014, 09:44 PM
  4. stellarvue 110mm
    By mrbond in forum Refractor Telescopes Forum
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 08-31-2013, 05:29 AM
  5. Long Perng 90mm f5.5 refractor
    By Larryp in forum Astronomy Forum
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 05-14-2012, 12:21 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.2.0
Powered by vBulletin®
All times are GMT. The time now is 09:19 AM.