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2013 ALiner Classic

We just ordered one of these: And this will most likely be the first place we go this year. For about a week:

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Hotech SCA on ES127 (with and without)

Without Hotech field flattener: With Hotech SCA field flattener:

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Paramount MX in the field

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iSCSI port binding and traffic separation

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TPoint

Been working with TPoint to do automated calibration runs. I can do a 12 or so point model in about 5 mins. Coolest thing since sliced bread!

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Widefield setup on MX, and polar scope installed

Got the ED80T-CF on the MX. Had to fashion counterweights from spare ADM parts for the front to get two of the Versaplate setscrews to contact the Losmandy bar. Otherwise – perfection, ready to shoot. So now I’ve validated all … Continue reading

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Paramount MX arriveth.

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ES127CF/MoonLite CFL/QSI683wsg-c/Hotech SCA FF/Parallax rings/ADM 15″ dovetail/Lodestar guidecam

Wide shot of the whole setup. MoonLite mounted on the scope, MoonLite Camlock 68mm adapter screwed onto the 2.5″ drawtube, and the QSI683 inserted, with the Hotech SCA field flattener on. Lodestar atop the camera. 50mm illuminated finder, MoonLite and … Continue reading

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Mini-guider

 

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QSI683-wsg-c

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