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Post by kt4hx » Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:34 am

Personally I am not so much, but I know some folks like to chase doubles. Anyway, here is a link to a site that might be of interest to you - and most may already have it anyway. Take note of the announcement about WDS web access in the upper left of the page (its another link). Hope its useful to some of you. I've had it bookmarked for some time and simply forgot about it until I was cleaning out some old stuff I no longer wanted. :)

http://www.jdso.org/
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Post by 10538 » Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:29 am

Thanks for the link Alan. I haven’t had much of an opportunity to get out there lately due to clouds or rain. I’d like to make some progress on my Herschel’s and maybe some doubles later on but the weather is so unstable lately. I hope you’re doing well and getting in some serious scope time. :text-thankyoublue:
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Post by Lady Fraktor » Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:37 am

Thank you for posting the link Alan :)
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Post by kt4hx » Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:58 am

10538 wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:29 am
Thanks for the link Alan. I haven’t had much of an opportunity to get out there lately due to clouds or rain. I’d like to make some progress on my Herschel’s and maybe some doubles later on but the weather is so unstable lately. I hope you’re doing well and getting in some serious scope time. :text-thankyoublue:
Good luck with your weather and the Herschels Ed. Hopefully sping will not be too hard on the area, but I know it can be a volatile time as far as clouds/rain goes.
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Post by kt4hx » Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:58 am

Lady Fraktor wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:37 am
Thank you for posting the link Alan :)
My pleasure Gabrielle. Hope it proves useful. I sometimes save links and then forget about them if its something I don't typically use myself.
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Post by Peter802 » Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:50 am

Hello Alan.
Thank you for posting this link.
Clear Skies.
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Post by Baurice » Sat Feb 15, 2020 11:45 am

I haven't done much recently. Weather and moonlight have meant I have been mostly limited to DSLR lunar shots but I have a few double star shots in my gallery:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/philippug ... 6438989044
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Post by Lady Fraktor » Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:29 pm

kt4hx wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:58 am
Lady Fraktor wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:37 am
Thank you for posting the link Alan :)
My pleasure Gabrielle. Hope it proves useful. I sometimes save links and then forget about them if its something I don't typically use myself.
I do the same, one of these days I actually need to organize it all so things can be found easily.
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
Mounts: Celestron AS-GT, Celestron CG-5 w/ Argo Navis & tracking motor, SLT w/ pier & tripod mods, Manfrotto 028b w/ SV M2C, Mantrotto 055Pro w/ 128RC, TAL MT1C, Vixen SXP w/ HAL-130 & half pier
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