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    Talking Lots of stuff on its way!



    I took a big plunge the last two weeks and ordered all the following:

    - Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope with Orion StarShoot AutoGuider
    - Hutech IDAS LPS 2" Filter
    - Baader Narrowband SII (8nm), Ha (7nm) and OIII (8.5nm) 2" Filters
    - ATIK 383L+ Monochrome CCD Camera
    - Baader LRGB 2" Filters
    - Set of T-Thread spacers and an adaptor to M48x0.75 (to connect to my coma corrector at 54.6mm distance - closest I could make it to 55mm)

    Needless to say my bank account has taken a dip but I see it as worth-while!
    Everything is on its way from the UK and USA. I'm extremely grateful for the 0% VAT of Gibraltar and 0% import duty on photographic equipment, I must admit!!
    Now to just wait to receive the equipment and get some time (and weather) to test it out.
    - Avalon M-Uno with Avalon T110 Tripod
    - Borg 45EDII, Borg 77EDII and Altair Astro 8" RC
    - QSI 660wsg-8, Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2
    - Borg 7870 Focal Reducer, Astro-Physics CCDT67 Telecompressor
    - Astrodon E-Series Gen2 LRGB 1.25", Astrodon HA, OIII & SII 3nm 1.25", Hutech IDAS LPS 2"

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    Default Re: Lots of stuff on its way!

    So I can expect clear skys for awhile
    thank you from america
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    Default Re: Lots of stuff on its way!

    Thanks Gib. We can now get a break in our weather on this side of the pond. Hope all of the new gear works out well for you.
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    Enjoy the new kit

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    Default Re: Lots of stuff on its way!

    Added a Skywatcher Explorer 150PDS (6", 750mm, f/5) to my list. I needed something more "grab and go" and more "stable" on the mount for those windy nights. I thought those who said astrophotography was an expensive hobby were joking......
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    - Astrodon E-Series Gen2 LRGB 1.25", Astrodon HA, OIII & SII 3nm 1.25", Hutech IDAS LPS 2"

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    Default Re: Lots of stuff on its way!

    Congratulations on the new gear. Lots of rain in your forecast!

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    Default Re: Lots of stuff on its way!

    Quote Originally Posted by KeithBC View Post
    Congratulations on the new gear. Lots of rain in your forecast!
    Haha thanks. It has been raining a lot lately to be fair. The past two days it has been really nice and clear though. I'm sure it'll rain again when everything gets here!
    - Avalon M-Uno with Avalon T110 Tripod
    - Borg 45EDII, Borg 77EDII and Altair Astro 8" RC
    - QSI 660wsg-8, Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2
    - Borg 7870 Focal Reducer, Astro-Physics CCDT67 Telecompressor
    - Astrodon E-Series Gen2 LRGB 1.25", Astrodon HA, OIII & SII 3nm 1.25", Hutech IDAS LPS 2"

 

 

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