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Happy Birthday Kanadalainen (Ian)

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Hi Ian. I hope that you have a wonderful Birthday today. All of us enjoy your astro images and posts. Happy Birthday Ian, and with many, many more to come.
:occasion-birthday: :occasion-balloons:
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Re: Happy Birthday Kanadalainen (Ian)

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Have a super Happy Birthday Ian!

:occasion-birthday: :occasion-birthday: :occasion-birthday:

And many more trips around 'Ol Sol!

I hope that some new astro-gear is in order.
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Happy Day, Ian! I hope it's a good one!

:occasion-balloons: :occasion-birthday: :occasion-balloons:
-- Brett

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Re: Happy Birthday Kanadalainen (Ian)

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:occasion-birthday: Ian.

Have a lovely day.
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Re: Happy Birthday Kanadalainen (Ian)

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Hey everyone!

Thanks for the Birthday wishes, I really appreciate it!!

Kind regards,

I
Ian

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Re: Happy Birthday Kanadalainen (Ian)

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Makuser wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 1:40 pm
Hi Ian. I hope that you have a wonderful Birthday today. All of us enjoy your astro images and posts. Happy Birthday Ian, and with many, many more to come.
:occasion-birthday: :occasion-balloons:
Thanks Marshall!
I
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"Frosty m. II" - the 14.5" strut dob f4.5 with a ZOC optic, US digital encoders, Nexus II wifi + Moonlite focuser


Mounts - Ioptron Skyguider pro, SW NEQ6 pro

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helicon wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 1:43 pm
Have a super Happy Birthday Ian!

:occasion-birthday: :occasion-birthday: :occasion-birthday:

And many more trips around 'Ol Sol!

I hope that some new astro-gear is in order.
Thanks! Now thats a happy thought. :)
Ian

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Stellarvue 70T f6 - triplet :sprefac:
"Mark Mk. II" -60 mm Tasco guider
C80 frac with 2" focuser, f11.4 - long doublet
"Frosty m. II" - the 14.5" strut dob f4.5 with a ZOC optic, US digital encoders, Nexus II wifi + Moonlite focuser


Mounts - Ioptron Skyguider pro, SW NEQ6 pro

Cameras, lenses - ASI2600mc pro (on order), ASI290mm mini, Canon 60D modded for UV/IR cut (09/2020)- Rokinon 10mm 2.8, Rokinon 135mm f2

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KingNothing13 wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 2:10 pm
Happy Day, Ian! I hope it's a good one!

:occasion-balloons: :occasion-birthday: :occasion-balloons:
Thanks Brett!

I
Ian

Scopes

Stellarvue 70T f6 - triplet :sprefac:
"Mark Mk. II" -60 mm Tasco guider
C80 frac with 2" focuser, f11.4 - long doublet
"Frosty m. II" - the 14.5" strut dob f4.5 with a ZOC optic, US digital encoders, Nexus II wifi + Moonlite focuser


Mounts - Ioptron Skyguider pro, SW NEQ6 pro

Cameras, lenses - ASI2600mc pro (on order), ASI290mm mini, Canon 60D modded for UV/IR cut (09/2020)- Rokinon 10mm 2.8, Rokinon 135mm f2

Software - Photoshop and Lightroom 2020, GIMP, Skysafari 6 Pro, Astro Pixel Processor - using Mac tablet and ASIair pro to run the AP rig.

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Re: Happy Birthday Kanadalainen (Ian)

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Butterfly Maiden wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 2:15 pm
:occasion-birthday: Ian.

Have a lovely day.
Thanks Vanessa!

I
Ian

Scopes

Stellarvue 70T f6 - triplet :sprefac:
"Mark Mk. II" -60 mm Tasco guider
C80 frac with 2" focuser, f11.4 - long doublet
"Frosty m. II" - the 14.5" strut dob f4.5 with a ZOC optic, US digital encoders, Nexus II wifi + Moonlite focuser


Mounts - Ioptron Skyguider pro, SW NEQ6 pro

Cameras, lenses - ASI2600mc pro (on order), ASI290mm mini, Canon 60D modded for UV/IR cut (09/2020)- Rokinon 10mm 2.8, Rokinon 135mm f2

Software - Photoshop and Lightroom 2020, GIMP, Skysafari 6 Pro, Astro Pixel Processor - using Mac tablet and ASIair pro to run the AP rig.

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:occasion-birthday: Many happy returns Ian. :occasion-balloons:
Cheers,

Tony.

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Re: Happy Birthday Kanadalainen (Ian)

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Happy Birthday, Ian!

Here's hoping for many more to come! :occasion-birthday: :happy-wavemulticolor: :occasion-birthday:

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Happy Birthday!
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Happy Birthday and best wishes for clear, dark skies!

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Re: Happy Birthday Kanadalainen (Ian)

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Happy Birthday, neighbor!
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Happy Birthday Ian

Hope you have a good one.

Regards

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:occasion-birthday:

Happy Birthday Ian, I hope it was a fun one :)

:occasion-birthday:
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Re: Happy Birthday Kanadalainen (Ian)

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Happy Birthday 🎂🎈🥳 🎁 Ian
Clear Skies,
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:occasion-balloons: :occasion-balloons: :occasion-balloons:
:occasion-birthday: :occasion-birthday: :occasion-birthday:
Have a great day Ian , all the very best . Phill
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Hey Ian! A big Happy Birthday to you!!!!

I hope that you are having a super day!!! Absolutely!!!
Jim

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:occasion-birthday: IAN :occasion-birthday:

I hope your day is filled with family and friends (all wearing masks) and your night is cool, calm, clear and dark.

Many happy returns,
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