Discussion in 'Astronomy, Exobiology, & Cosmology' started by Tristan, May 10, 2003.
It will probably see back in time to the "beginning" !!!!
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It will either find the white wall of the "Big Bang" or it will make the beliefs of every scientist flinch if it turns out that it cannot find the "beginning".
I viewed Mars mag. 2.83 with my Orion space probe 5.1" reflector telescope it was most tranquil.
A friend purchased for me a Tasco Galaxsee 46114375 telescope this week. I am waiting for it to arrive, but if it is a typical Synta scope like what Orion and Celestron sell, it will be worth more than a few looks.
Here is my review. I will be posting updates to it the more I use the telescope.
Hey, I just got an Orion Expanse 20mm eyepiece. It is an Erfle design with a 66 degree field of view. Does anyone have experiences with these eyepieces?
Does anyone have any experience with the SkyQuestâ„¢ XT10 IntelliScopeâ„¢ , i've had the change to watch through a scope with the same size and then realized, my units too damn small Please Register or Log in to view the hidden image! So after i have moved i would like to purchase a scope wich is around that size.
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Here's a picture of the moon taken through a Celestron C102 AZ. Camera used is a webcam(Creative Webcam Pro EX).
Anyone has any suggestions to improve the image?
Are you using a moon filter? An adjustable filter is a good option because it polarizes the different amount of reflected light from the moon as it waxes and wanes.
Do you use a stacking program? There are some on the internet for free.
Have you tried different exposure times?
Try to cut down on any vibrations that might occur while taking the picture, although I don't really see that as a problem with your image.
This image is rather crisp, the detail is exceptional!
The quality is okay, considering it's a Chinese Synta OTA and a cheap webcam
Remote Control Telescope?
I found this from Astronomylinks.com
This is from the site:
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I just signed up!
Don't knock Synta... their OTA's are very descent compared to what was considered "good" 20 years ago and compared to what was the low end back them. Synta has done a lot to raise the bar for what is considered a low end telescope, and bring a crisp image of the deep sky to the masses.
Here's another pic.
Celestron C102 AZ <== no tracking
Creative Webcam Pro EX
Are you useing eyepiece projection?
No. Was using prime focus.
Because of the small CCD, the magnification is quite high even for a medium focal length ota (C102 fl = 1000mm). The resultant magnification is about 110+.
I have posted a review here at Sciforums on the 20mm Orion Expanse eyepiece. Check it out!
anyone know anything of the nexstar 114GT by celestron-- had any experience with it, worth the money? etc..
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