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Post by Hobbit1066 » Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:20 pm

Thanks to the team at AF i got the link to here :)
im Rob aka Hobbit not really new to this but still learning.

of late ive been taking my close friend who is an avid landscape and studio photographer out into the wilderness :)

its helped me learn and spot my errors.

clear skies everyone
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Post by helicon » Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:21 pm

Hi Rob!

Welcome to the forums!!!
Various scopes, 10" Zhumell Dob, ES AR152, AWB 5.1" Onesky newt, Oberwerk 25x100 binos, two eyeballs
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Post by Bigzmey » Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:36 pm

Glad you managed to transfer from AF Rob!
Scopes: Stellarvue: SV102 ED F7; Celestron: 9.25" EdgeHD F10, 8" SCT F10, 6" SCT F10, Omni XLT 150R Achro F5, Onyx 80ED F6.3; Meade: 80ST Achro F5.
Mounts: ES: Twilight I; Bresser: EXOS2; SW: SkyTee2, AzGTi; UA: MicroStar.
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EPs: Pentax: XWs; TeleVue: Delites, Panoptic, Plossls & barlows; ES: 68s; Vixen: SLVs; Baader: BCOs, Aspherics, Mark IV; Meade: UWAs & Plossls.
Diagonals: Baader: BBHS silver mirror, Zeiss Spec T2 prism, Clicklock dielectric; TeleVue: Evebrite dielectric.
Filters: Lumicon: DeepSky, UHC, OIII, H-beta; Baader: Moon & SkyGlow, Contrast Booster, UHC-S; Astronomik: UHC, Orion: UltraBlock, SkyGlow.
Observing: DSOs: 1694 (Completed: M110, H1, H2. In progress: H3: 195, H2,500: 1272, S110: 77). Doubles: 1165, Comets: 14, Asteroids: 73
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Post by Makuser » Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:45 pm

Hello Rob. It's just great to have you over here on TSS. Welcome to the forum Rob, and the kindest of wishes.
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Orion XT12i 12" f/4.9 Dobsonian Intelliscope.
Celestron SkyMaster 15x70 Binoculars. ZWO ASI120MC camera.
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Post by Don Quixote » Wed Oct 09, 2019 12:06 am

Hi Rob !
Dang it's good to see you here.

Now let's I remember something about 1066? 😊
SCOPES: ES127 f/7.5, ES80 f/6, SW100 f/9. Meade LXD75 8" Sct f/10, Meade 2120 10" Sct f/10, Bresser 152 f/6.5 Newt.
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Post by Gordon » Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:09 am

Hi Rob!

Welcome to TSS!

Scopes: Explore Scientific ED80CF, Skywatcher 254N, Orion ST80, Orion Atlas EQ-g mount, Orion SSAG guider. Baader MPCC MkIII coma corrector, Vixen 70mm refractor. Lunt LS35THa solar scope. Skywatcher EQ5pro mount. Imagers: ZWO ASI1600 MM Cool, ZWO ASI174mm-C (for use with my Quark chromosphere), ZWO ASI120MC Filters: LRGB, Ha 7nm, O-III 7nm, S-II 7nm Eyepieces: a few, Primary software: Cartes du Ciel, EQMOD, SGP, Nebulosity, Photoshop, StarTools V1.4
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Post by JayTee » Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:47 am

Hello Rob,

Welcome to TSS. Glad you made it over here. This is a great new home!

Main: C-stron CPC1100 #2 Scope: 8" f/7.5 Dob mounted Newt AP Scopes: TPO 6" f/9 RC, ES 80mm f/6 APO G&G Scope: Meade 102mm f/7.8, Bresser 102mm f/4.5 Guide Scopes: 70 & 80mm fracs Mounts: iOptron CEM60, C-stron AVX, SLT & GT (Alt-Az), Meade DS2000 Cameras: Canon T3i (x2), ASI120MC Binos: 10X50,10.5X70,15X70 (x2), 25X100 EPs: ES: 21 100°, 30 82° X-Cels: 9, 12, 18, 25 Clubs: RCA & HAS
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Post by Lady Fraktor » Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:26 am

Hello Rob good to see you have arrived :)
Proper Telescopes: Antares 105 f/15, Celestron 150 f/8, Stellarvue NHNGDX 80 f/6.9, TAL 100RS f/10, TS 102 f/11, UR 70 f/10, Vixen ED115s f/7.7
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Post by Thefatkitty » Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:41 am

Hi Rob, nice to see you on this fully functioning forum; welcome to TSS! :D

All the best,
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Post by bladekeeper » Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:04 am

Hello my friend! Glad you made it over! :)

Scopes: Apertura AD12 f/5; Celestron C6-R f/8; ES AR127 f/6.4; Stellarvue SV102T f/7; iOptron MC90 f/13.3; Orion ST80A f/5; ES ED80 f/6; Celestron Premium 80 f/11.4; Celestron C80 f/11.4; Unitron Model 142 f/16; Meade NG60 f/10
Mounts: Celestron AVX; Bresser EXOS-2; ES Twilight I; ES Twilight II; iOptron Cube-G; AZ3/wood tripod; Vixen Polaris
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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Post by Richard » Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:24 am

Welcome to TSS Rob
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Post by Tillibobs » Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:08 am

Hi Rob and welcome to TSS from a very wet West Yorkshire,
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Post by Unitron48 » Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:57 am

Hello Rob! Welcome aboard.

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Post by smp » Wed Oct 09, 2019 12:26 pm

Hi Rob, and welcome here to the Forum!

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Solar: Thousand Oaks white light filter; Daystar Quark (chromosphere) Hα filter
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Post by Kanadalainen » Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:34 pm

Hi Rob!

Welcome to this nice board. :text-welcomewave:



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C80 frac with 2" focuser, f11.4
modified XT10i f4.7
14.5" strut dob f4.5 with a ZOC optic and Nexus II

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DSLR stuff - Nikon D90, Canon 60D; Rokinon 10mm 2.8, Rokinon 135mm f2, Sigma 70-300mm f4

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Post by AntennaGuy » Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:33 pm

Welcome aboard, Rob.
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* Meade 323 refractor on a manual equatorial mount.
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Post by Ylem » Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:24 pm

Thanks for joining us Rob :)
Clear Skies,
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Post by PapaFox » Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:36 pm

Have you now "Trodden into the countries of the north....where the stars are strange"?
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Post by Seawolfe » Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:38 pm

Welcome! :text-welcomeconfetti:
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Post by yobbo89 » Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:51 pm

g'day hobbit!
scopes :gso/bintel f4 12"trust tube, bresser messier ar127s /skywatcher 10'' dob,meade 12'' f10 lx200 sct
cameras : asi 1600mm-c/asi1600mm-c,asi120mc,prostar lp guidecam, nikkon d60, sony a7,asi 290 mm
mounts : eq6 pro/eq8/ (upcoming : mesu 200 v2)
filters : 2'' astronomik lp/badder lrgb h-a,sII,oIII,h-b,Baader Solar Continuum, Thousand Oaks Solar Filter.
extras : skywatcher f4 aplanatic cc, Baader MPCC MKIII Coma Corrector,Orion Field Flattener,zwo 1.25''adc.starlight maxi 2" 9x filter wheel
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