62405Re: Just an Introduction from a new member
- Jun 3, 2008--- In email@example.com, "deepskyja" <deepskyja@...>
wrote:Thank You for the kind words and advise too Jacques. Im very
happy to be in the group. Know I will learn much from some very
talented people. Its actually an honor to be here.
> Welcome Gerald!
> welcome to the group.
> According to your interests and your equipment, I recommand you to
> subcribe to other groups to find more help if need.
> Clear skies
> Jacques A.
> France, Normandie
> Deep Sky Jam Observatory
> 49° 36' 43" N
> 00° 20' 44" W
> LX200 GPS 14"
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Gerald Rowe" <eebaddej@>
> > Hello all, My name is Jerry, Im a recently new amateur
> > astronomer/astrophotographer. Been at it a few years now. Just
> > some equipment late in 2007. A LXD75 10" SchmidtNewtonian on a
> > equatorial mount, with Autostar Go To technology, a 497 handbox
> > controller, a DSI Pro Deep Sky Imager CCD, and had a custom
> > built with Duo Core, cd/dvd burner, the faster 7400 rpm hardto
> > windows xp instead of vista, lots of ram and way more then
> required for
> > the programs neccessary. The only problem is the weather since
> > this stuff hasn't cooperated much. So I havnt been getting many
> > to practice, go through the trials and error to really learn how
> to get
> > images. I did live at and volunteer at an observatory for several
> > months and learned so much about the basic fundamentals of
> > while there. But astronomy has long been a passion of mine but
> > been able to pusue it until getting ill with an incurable
> > disease, having to shut down my business, getting quite ill and
> > served divorce papers and starting over while disabled alone and
> > finally I was able to go after my passion. So Im in the business
> > learning how to be a good astrophotographer so I can contribute
> > effort of learnig and answering questions of cosmology. And the
> > question are I think as infinite as the Universe itself. But I'm
> > I have seen so many beautiful images from all you people, and
> > the technology we have, what a time to get involved. Hopefully
> > I'll be sharing images too, although there's a lot better
> equipment out
> > there and experience too then I have. For now. So I'll be around
> > while. Reading,sharing, and asking questions. My first one is
> > opinion on the new World Wide Telescope by Microsoft that just
> came out.
> > Was thinking about having a new quite powerful computer built to
> > just about any program that come along. And eventually a bigger
> > better telescope or light bucket once I lean some with what I got.
> > I a little concerned about stability with my LXD75 10". Is it
> > mount for the telescope and equipment on top. Well there's a
> > Its good to be here! Jerry
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