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ASIGN Observatory II is back on track!

 
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Feb 05, 2014 08:41 |  #241

sweet jesus...that looks grand


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Feb 05, 2014 10:59 |  #242

Just when I thought ASIGN II couldn't get any better...

Congratulations, a very well equipped world-class observatory – all in the best of hands.


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Feb 06, 2014 05:34 |  #243

WOW… how have I missed this thread. I am so overwhelmed by your build. I thought my simple barn door tracker was a challenge. Well done sir !!!


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Feb 07, 2014 21:40 |  #244

Bless ya folks!

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Feb 13, 2014 06:39 |  #245

Get this - I sold all my pro photography gear to buy all this, then I had to get a pro photographer in to take these photos for my website and Facebook group.... go figure...

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Feb 13, 2014 15:11 |  #246

I just went through the whole thread, what an amazing journey! I'm looking forward to seeing more images!


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Feb 14, 2014 01:46 |  #247

Good on ya Allan! I'll be sure to post them up when I learn how to use the sucker!

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Feb 15, 2014 00:27 |  #248

ASIGN Observatory II on the front page of The Canberra Times today.

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Mar 02, 2014 00:31 |  #249

Here's my first go at planetary photography through the new scope. I still have to multiply the focal length out to around six metres to get the best image scale, but here is is at nearly two and a half metre focal length.

Here you see Jupiter and a couple of it's moons. Ganymede on the right is casting a shadow on the surface atmosphere of the Jovian giant.

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Mar 02, 2014 00:43 |  #250

That's a very nice result!




  
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Apr 07, 2014 11:17 |  #251

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That's a very nice result!

Thanks Monty.


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Apr 08, 2014 14:44 |  #252

A.S.I.G.N. Observatory wrote in post #16727929 (external link)
Here's my first go at planetary photography through the new scope. I still have to multiply the focal length out to around six metres to get the best image scale, but here is is at nearly two and a half metre focal length.

Here you see Jupiter and a couple of it's moons. Ganymede on the right is casting a shadow on the surface atmosphere of the Jovian giant.

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Looks like the new Scope is working well. Very nice Image.




  
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May 01, 2014 04:44 |  #253

Ok here you go. :thumbup:

After 30 hours of cutting, drilling, bolting and painting, ASIGN Observatory II is now sporting a very stylish pergola and banister over the front entrance.

And a bonus little screen grab of Johanna Griggs from the Better Homes and Gardens team with me on the observation deck.

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May 06, 2014 08:48 |  #254

WOW...this is amazing!

You need to submit to Reddit & imgur. Just because it's simply amazing. Jealous too of course ;)




  
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May 06, 2014 09:25 |  #255

Yes, amazing and inspiring.

Seeing your work really helps my personal drive to build something similar of my own.


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