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Dec 05, 2017 13:42 |  #1

Working on a 300+ Mosaic on my new dual imaging rig. Excited to start tearing through it now that I've got both scopes up running on the 1100 mount!


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Dec 05, 2017 13:58 |  #2

That's sweet!




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Dec 05, 2017 13:59 as a reply to monty28428's post |  #3

Thanks Monty! Should only take me 7-10 years to complete the entire constellation. lol


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Dec 05, 2017 14:18 |  #4

Really lovely, killer setup!

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Dec 05, 2017 15:07 |  #5

Beautiful setup, and what a stunning mosaic that's going to make!


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Dec 05, 2017 15:11 as a reply to MalVeauX's post |  #6

Thanks all!

It's been five years since I set out to image the cosmos and I fear I may be lost in it's grasp! It's been a journey to the equipment to do it, but worth the effort!


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Dec 05, 2017 16:02 |  #7

I'm thinking that rig cost more than a dollar........:rolleyes:


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Dec 06, 2017 02:48 |  #8

ScenicCityPhoto wrote in post #18511340 (external link)
Working on a 300+ Mosaic on my new dual imaging rig. Excited to start tearing through it now that I've got both scopes up running on the 1100 mount!


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Here's the full size on Astrobin: https://www.astrobin.c​om/full/321554/D/?real​=&mod= (external link)
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seriously WOW
both the rig and the image


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Dec 06, 2017 07:25 |  #9

saea501 wrote in post #18511426 (external link)
I'm thinking that rig cost more than a dollar........:rolleyes:

I am also wondering how much that rig weighs? And leave it out in the rain? I think not!


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Dec 06, 2017 09:12 |  #10

No rain for sure. It all packs into my Suburu Outback. Probably close to 400lbs for just the telescopes, mount, and cameras. I live in a red zone (light pollution) so it's a 1.2 hour drive to a dark site for me every time I want to image LRGB. I can do Hydrogen from my driveway in the red zone with 3nm filters. :)


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Dec 06, 2017 13:01 |  #11

ScenicCityPhoto wrote in post #18511819 (external link)
No rain for sure. It all packs into my Suburu Outback. Probably close to 400lbs for just the telescopes, mount, and cameras. I live in a red zone (light pollution) so it's a 1.2 hour drive to a dark site for me every time I want to image LRGB. I can do Hydrogen from my driveway in the red zone with 3nm filters. :)


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At 400lbs I am sure you can not set that up by yourself!?!

You do get some really good images!!


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Dec 06, 2017 15:56 as a reply to Inspeqtor's post |  #12

I do, every time. I mean it's 400lbs all assembled. It breaks down into manageable pieces. And thank you!


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Dec 07, 2017 09:00 |  #13

Awesome! On both.

Side question. Ice fishing tent? A buddy of mine uses an ice fishing tent when they go to star parties and what not. Apparently they are great at keeping light out, which also means they are great at keeping light in, so he runs whatever he needs inside without bothering others near him.


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Dec 07, 2017 12:36 as a reply to Noitca's post |  #14

Yep, Ice Fishing tent. It's a game changer. I use a Mr. Heater Little Buddy with a built in carbon monoxide detector. The Clam has vents in the top and the two work perfectly to keep the inside a balmy 50-60 degrees when it's below freezing outside!

I went from not being able to tolerate anything below 40 outside to going even when it's in the single digits. It also helps with the light when you have Observers on the field.


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Dec 07, 2017 12:43 |  #15

The Galaxy is on Orion's belt!

Also, this is awesome!

And... I am originally from McMinnville, TN! My family actually lives in Rock Island!


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