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Re: Your choice for VROD

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Thanks for the nomination Andrey. Chris is the winner for today...
-Michael
Dobsonian: 10" Zhumell f/4.9
Refractors: ES AR152 f/6.5 Achromat on Twilight II, KOWA 90mm spotting scope
Grab-n-go: AWB 5.1" Onesky Newtonian
Binoculars: Oberwerk 25x100, Celestron SkyMaster 15x70, Bushnell 10x50
Eyepieces: Explore Scientific line, GSO Superview, 9mm Plossl, Edmund 28mm RKE
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Thanks for the nomination John - Ivan is the big winner of the day.
-Michael
Dobsonian: 10" Zhumell f/4.9
Refractors: ES AR152 f/6.5 Achromat on Twilight II, KOWA 90mm spotting scope
Grab-n-go: AWB 5.1" Onesky Newtonian
Binoculars: Oberwerk 25x100, Celestron SkyMaster 15x70, Bushnell 10x50
Eyepieces: Explore Scientific line, GSO Superview, 9mm Plossl, Edmund 28mm RKE
Camera: ZWO ASI 120
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Latitude: 48.7229° N
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Telescopes in frequency of use : *grabngo: SW 102 Mak F/13, *SW Startravel150 Achro F/5, *SW Evostar 120ED F/7.5, * Vixen 102ED F/9, *OMC140 Mak F/14.3, on Vixen GPDX.
Most used Eyepieces: *Panoptic 24, *Morpheus 14, *Leica ASPH zoom, *Zeiss barlow, *Pentax XO5.
Commonly used bino's: *Jena 10X50 , * Canon 10X30 IS, *Swarovski Habicht 7X42, * Celestron 15X70, *Kasai 2.3X40
Rijswijk Public Observatory: * Astro-Physics Starfire 130 f/8, * 6 inch Newton, * C8, * Meade 14 inch SCT on EQ8, *Lunt.
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John Baars wrote: Mon Feb 28, 2022 6:08 pm I recommend: viewtopic.php?f=6&p=193084#p193084
I second that nomination!
Scopes: Stellarvue: SV102ED; Celestron: 9.25" EdgeHD, 8" SCT, 150ST, Onyx 80ED; iOptron: Hankmeister 6" Mak; SW: 7" Mak; Meade: 80ST.
Mounts: SW: SkyTee2, AzGTi; iOptron: AZMP; ES: Twilight I; Bresser: EXOS2; UA: MicroStar.
Binos: APM: 100-90 APO; Canon: IS 15x50; Celestron/Vixen Giant 20x80; Orion: Binoviewer, LG II 15x70, WV 10x50, Nikon: AE 16x50 & 8x40.
EPs: Pentax: XWs & XFs; TeleVue: Delites, Panoptic & Plossls; ES: 68, 62; Vixen: SLVs; Baader: BCOs, Aspherics, Mark IV.
Diagonals: Baader: BBHS mirror, Zeiss Spec T2 prism, Clicklock dielectric; TeleVue: Evebrite dielectric; AltairAstro: 2" prism.
Filters: Lumicon: DeepSky, UHC, OIII, H-beta; Baader: Moon & SkyGlow, Contrast Booster, UHC-S, 6-color set; Astronomik: UHC.

Observing: DSOs: 2513 (Completed: Messier, Herschel 1, 2, 3. In progress: H2,500: 1992, S110: 77). Doubles: 1774, Comets: 26, Asteroids: 133
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Bigzmey wrote: Mon Feb 28, 2022 9:24 pm
John Baars wrote: Mon Feb 28, 2022 6:08 pm I recommend: viewtopic.php?f=6&p=193084#p193084
I second that nomination!
I third that recommendation!
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Thanks for the suggestions guys....
-Michael
Dobsonian: 10" Zhumell f/4.9
Refractors: ES AR152 f/6.5 Achromat on Twilight II, KOWA 90mm spotting scope
Grab-n-go: AWB 5.1" Onesky Newtonian
Binoculars: Oberwerk 25x100, Celestron SkyMaster 15x70, Bushnell 10x50
Eyepieces: Explore Scientific line, GSO Superview, 9mm Plossl, Edmund 28mm RKE
Camera: ZWO ASI 120
Naked Eye: Two Eyeballs
Latitude: 48.7229° N
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Telescopes in frequency of use : *grabngo: SW 102 Mak F/13, *SW Startravel150 Achro F/5, *SW Evostar 120ED F/7.5, * Vixen 102ED F/9, *OMC140 Mak F/14.3, on Vixen GPDX.
Most used Eyepieces: *Panoptic 24, *Morpheus 14, *Leica ASPH zoom, *Zeiss barlow, *Pentax XO5.
Commonly used bino's: *Jena 10X50 , * Canon 10X30 IS, *Swarovski Habicht 7X42, * Celestron 15X70, *Kasai 2.3X40
Rijswijk Public Observatory: * Astro-Physics Starfire 130 f/8, * 6 inch Newton, * C8, * Meade 14 inch SCT on EQ8, *Lunt.
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John Baars wrote: Tue Mar 15, 2022 9:10 pm Nomination for VROD: viewtopic.php?f=6&t=23830&p=194883#p194883
Thanks for the nomination John!
-Michael
Dobsonian: 10" Zhumell f/4.9
Refractors: ES AR152 f/6.5 Achromat on Twilight II, KOWA 90mm spotting scope
Grab-n-go: AWB 5.1" Onesky Newtonian
Binoculars: Oberwerk 25x100, Celestron SkyMaster 15x70, Bushnell 10x50
Eyepieces: Explore Scientific line, GSO Superview, 9mm Plossl, Edmund 28mm RKE
Camera: ZWO ASI 120
Naked Eye: Two Eyeballs
Latitude: 48.7229° N
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I like to nominate the excellent report by Shelby. He is doing superb job with 6" DOB.

viewtopic.php?f=6&t=24135&p=196944#p196944
Scopes: Stellarvue: SV102ED; Celestron: 9.25" EdgeHD, 8" SCT, 150ST, Onyx 80ED; iOptron: Hankmeister 6" Mak; SW: 7" Mak; Meade: 80ST.
Mounts: SW: SkyTee2, AzGTi; iOptron: AZMP; ES: Twilight I; Bresser: EXOS2; UA: MicroStar.
Binos: APM: 100-90 APO; Canon: IS 15x50; Celestron/Vixen Giant 20x80; Orion: Binoviewer, LG II 15x70, WV 10x50, Nikon: AE 16x50 & 8x40.
EPs: Pentax: XWs & XFs; TeleVue: Delites, Panoptic & Plossls; ES: 68, 62; Vixen: SLVs; Baader: BCOs, Aspherics, Mark IV.
Diagonals: Baader: BBHS mirror, Zeiss Spec T2 prism, Clicklock dielectric; TeleVue: Evebrite dielectric; AltairAstro: 2" prism.
Filters: Lumicon: DeepSky, UHC, OIII, H-beta; Baader: Moon & SkyGlow, Contrast Booster, UHC-S, 6-color set; Astronomik: UHC.

Observing: DSOs: 2513 (Completed: Messier, Herschel 1, 2, 3. In progress: H2,500: 1992, S110: 77). Doubles: 1774, Comets: 26, Asteroids: 133
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Re: Your choice for VROD

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I would like to nominate Rob's report of daylight Moon and Venus observing. We rarely hear about daytime observing but it could be fun and rewarding.

viewtopic.php?p=201375#p201375
Scopes: Stellarvue: SV102ED; Celestron: 9.25" EdgeHD, 8" SCT, 150ST, Onyx 80ED; iOptron: Hankmeister 6" Mak; SW: 7" Mak; Meade: 80ST.
Mounts: SW: SkyTee2, AzGTi; iOptron: AZMP; ES: Twilight I; Bresser: EXOS2; UA: MicroStar.
Binos: APM: 100-90 APO; Canon: IS 15x50; Celestron/Vixen Giant 20x80; Orion: Binoviewer, LG II 15x70, WV 10x50, Nikon: AE 16x50 & 8x40.
EPs: Pentax: XWs & XFs; TeleVue: Delites, Panoptic & Plossls; ES: 68, 62; Vixen: SLVs; Baader: BCOs, Aspherics, Mark IV.
Diagonals: Baader: BBHS mirror, Zeiss Spec T2 prism, Clicklock dielectric; TeleVue: Evebrite dielectric; AltairAstro: 2" prism.
Filters: Lumicon: DeepSky, UHC, OIII, H-beta; Baader: Moon & SkyGlow, Contrast Booster, UHC-S, 6-color set; Astronomik: UHC.

Observing: DSOs: 2513 (Completed: Messier, Herschel 1, 2, 3. In progress: H2,500: 1992, S110: 77). Doubles: 1774, Comets: 26, Asteroids: 133
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I second Andrey's nomination.
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Thanks for the nominations @Bigzmey and @Butterfly Maiden ! Rob is the big winner of the day!
-Michael
Dobsonian: 10" Zhumell f/4.9
Refractors: ES AR152 f/6.5 Achromat on Twilight II, KOWA 90mm spotting scope
Grab-n-go: AWB 5.1" Onesky Newtonian
Binoculars: Oberwerk 25x100, Celestron SkyMaster 15x70, Bushnell 10x50
Eyepieces: Explore Scientific line, GSO Superview, 9mm Plossl, Edmund 28mm RKE
Camera: ZWO ASI 120
Naked Eye: Two Eyeballs
Latitude: 48.7229° N
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