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Mar 31, 2013 20:02 |  #1

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WHIRLPOOL GALAXY with a 6" Celestron Telescope with a Tracking Mount



  
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Mar 31, 2013 22:04 |  #2

That's pretty good . What type of 6" scope was it , a refractor or SCT or Newtonian ?




  
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Apr 01, 2013 15:53 |  #3

nice shooting....


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Apr 01, 2013 22:45 |  #4

6" refractor




  
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Apr 02, 2013 12:22 |  #5

Nice,

is that 54 exposures of 25 sec? What was your ISO?

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Apr 02, 2013 17:10 |  #6

Yes that is correct and it was set at 3200iso




  
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Apr 02, 2013 17:31 |  #7

Nice to see 2 M51 in the same day.


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Apr 02, 2013 23:17 |  #8

elliottastronomy wrote in post #15781181 (external link)
6" refractor

That's a beast ! How is the viewing itself ?




  
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Apr 03, 2013 06:34 |  #9

Really good...its optics are very very good




  
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Apr 03, 2013 10:41 |  #10

elliottastronomy wrote in post #15786047 (external link)
Really good...its optics are very very good

Is this the ED tube or the Chromatic refractor tube ? Reason i'm asking is there is no CA that i can find .




  
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Apr 03, 2013 19:39 |  #11

im sorry its a reflector not a refractor....i get them confused sometimes....i apologize its like a mini dobson where it has the secondary mirror in the middle at the front of the scope




  
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Apr 03, 2013 22:26 |  #12

elliottastronomy wrote in post #15788290 (external link)
im sorry its a reflector not a refractor....i get them confused sometimes....i apologize its like a mini dobson where it has the secondary mirror in the middle at the front of the scope

Ok I got you , I have a 5.5" reflector also and it does give great views !




  
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