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AstroShed Great Britain
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This Image I think is stunning, and gets my vote…
Scopes: Meade 8" LX90 (deforked), Skywatcher Esprit 100, Skywatcher Evoguide 50ED.
Mount: Ioptron CEM70G on an Astro Engineering Steel Pier.
Cameras: QHY268c, QHY268m, ASI178mm.
Filters: Optolong L-Pro 2” Optolong UV/IR 2”, Optolong 3nm 36mm Ha, OIII, SII + Optolong 36mm LRGB, Askar C1 & C2, Svbony 220 Dual Narrowband.
Accessories: Televue 2.5x Powermate, ASA f7.5 SCT FF/FR, Esprit 100 flattener, QHYCW3 36mm filter wheel, Pegasus Ultimate Power Box V2 with Motor focuser, Deep Sky Dad Motorised Flats Panel.
All controlled from a Mele Overclock 4C with NINA.
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plus one .
I LOVE REFRACTORS , :Astronomer1: :sprefac:

REFRACTORS , TS-Optics Doublet SD-APO 125 mm f/7.8 . Lunt 80mm MT Ha Doublet Refractor .
EYEPIECES, Delos , Delite and 26mm Nagler t5 , 2 zoom Svbony 7-21 , Orion Premium Linear BinoViewer .
FILTERS, Nebustar 2 tele vue . Apm solar wedge . contrast booster 2 inches .
MOUNTS , cg-4 motorized , eq6 pro belt drive .

“Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in.”
― Isaac Asimov

Jean-Yves :flags-canada:
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Re: My vote for todays APOD


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Scopes: Explore Scientific ED80CF, Skywatcher 200 Quattro Imaging Newt, SeeStar S50 for EAA.
Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-g mount & Skywatcher EQ5 Pro.
ZWO mini guider.
Image cameras: ZWO ASI1600 MM Cool, ZWO ASI533mc-Pro, 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, N.I.N.A, StarTools V1.4.

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