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Post by fattystar » Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:06 pm

Hello TSS people,
I got a nextstar 8SE last summer and took a few pictures of the Jupiter, Saturn and the moon.

I upgraded my mount to a EQ6r and bought a couple of used DLSRs for DSO.

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Post by helicon » Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:08 pm

Hello and Welcome to TSS!
Various scopes, 10" Zhumell Dob, ES AR152, AWB 5.1" Onesky newt, Oberwerk 25x100 binos, two eyeballs
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Post by BigKahuna » Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:14 pm

Welcome. I also started with a 8SE
Telescopes/Mounts : Celestron AVX, 8SE, C6N, NexStar 114GT/AZ, Meade ETX-90EC w/ Observer Base,
Add ons: 8SE Celestron RACI, Meade F6.3 Focal Reducer ETX-90 Celestron Red Dot finder and Meade RACI
Eyepieces: Baader Mk IV Zoom 8 - 24mm Celestron X-Cell 12MM, Luminos 7, 10, 15 & 23mm. (2x) Celestron Zoom 8mm- 24MM , TPO 40mm Plossi, 2x Barlow
Power Supplies: Talentcell 6000 (x2)
[b]Binoculars: [/b]Pentax 10x50
Camera : Canon EOS Rebel T6, ZWO ASI224MC
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Post by Bigzmey » Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:14 pm

Welcome on board! Your Jupiter and Saturn captures look great.
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.
Binos: Orion: Little Giant II 15x70, WorldView 10x50, Nikon: Action EX 8x40.
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: 1150, Comets: 14, Asteroids: 73
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Post by Gordon » Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:53 pm

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 » Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:55 pm

Hello and welcome to TSS. Glad you joined us.

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: C-stron AVX CGEM & 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 Juno16 » Thu Feb 13, 2020 11:06 pm

Welcome to TSS fattystar!

Scopes: Explore Scientific ED102 Triplet APO, Celestron Nexstar 130 SLT.
Mounts: Celestron AVX with Orion MM Autoguider, SLT;
Binoculars: Bushnell 10X50
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Post by turonrambar » Thu Feb 13, 2020 11:27 pm

Welcome Fattystar,

Thanks for joining the TSS forums. Everyone is helpful and offers great feedback.

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Post by Makuser » Thu Feb 13, 2020 11:40 pm

Hello Fattystar. You really do a great job with that Nextstar 8SE, and I really enjoyed your Jupiter and Saturn images. Again, a big welcome to the TSS forum Fattystar, and keep your great planetary astro photos coming.
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Post by bladekeeper » Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:16 am

Welcome to TSS and thanks for joining us! :)

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 Thefatkitty » Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:49 am

Hi fattystar, welcome to TSS! :D

All the best,
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Post by Richard » Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:56 am

Hi and welcome to TSS
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Post by Braingasim » Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:47 am

Hi there, Welcome to the forums!
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Post by smp » Fri Feb 14, 2020 1:35 pm

Hi fattystar, and welcome here to the Forum!

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Post by Dragonsfire » Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:15 pm

Welcome to TSS :)
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ES 82* 11mm, 18mm 2", ES 68* 24mm, 6mm, 25mm Ortho. EP, Televue 3X Barlow
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Post by Ylem » Fri Feb 14, 2020 9:37 pm

Welcome 😊

I love my 8SE
Clear Skies,
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A bunch of SCTs and MCTs scattered around the house and an Orion ST80.
A big box of Plossls :D
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Post by russmax » Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:04 am

Hi, and welcome to TSS. Wishing you success in AP.
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Post by Ruud » Sat Feb 15, 2020 11:52 pm

Hi mate, welcome to the forum!
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Post by NGC 1365 » Tue Feb 18, 2020 6:17 am

Welcome to the forum.

DSO- 18 inch F4.5, 10 inch F6, 8 inch F4.
Lunar- SW 180 Mak, Orion ED80.
Solar- DS LS100 and DS LS60.
Binoculars- Oberwerk BT100, Fujinon 10x70, Muyauchi 60mm Pleiades BT.
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