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67629Re: [ccd-newastro] Re: Replacement of ST9XE

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  • Umair Asim
    Jun 3, 2010
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      Thanks Bob for the tip.. i will look into it.


      Regards,

      Umair Asim
      www.umairasim.com


      On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 7:38 PM, Bob Runyan <runrob@...> wrote:

      >
      >
      > Hello Umair: You may want to see if the Ted Agos focal reducer would be
      > compatible with your setup. It works great with my 10" f/10 LX200 SCT/JMI
      > Focuser, AO7, CFW8a/ST7e setup. This allows me to image at near f/6.3 with
      > a very flat field and this is also a long imaging train. HTH's and CS. Bob
      > R. www.pvao.us
      >
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Umair Asim" <umairasim@... <umairasim%40gmail.com>>
      > To: <ccd-newastro@yahoogroups.com <ccd-newastro%40yahoogroups.com>>
      > Sent: Thursday, June 03, 2010 8:01 AM
      > Subject: Re: [ccd-newastro] Re: Replacement of ST9XE
      >
      > > Thank Terry, Roy and Bob.
      > >
      > > Bob, i have tried Meade 0.63 reducer for that matter but was very
      > > disappointed because flattening was a big issue. Perhaps because of my
      > long
      > > imaging train? That is TCF-S,AO8,MOAG,CFW10 and ST9XE.
      > >
      > > Phil i would love to do that stuff.. big time.. I will email you
      > privately.
      > >
      > > Regards,
      > >
      > > Umair Asim
      > > www.umairasim.com
      > >
      > >
      > > On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 11:24 AM, raro_observer <phil@...<phil%40astrofizz.com>>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Umair
      > > >
      > > > Your existing setup with the ST9XE is perfect for doing photometry. You
      > > > could do some real science on variables such as CVs, eclipsing binaries
      > or
      > > > exoplanets. You could even get some publications either with your own
      > work
      > > > or as part of a team. Think about it. If you want help I'd be willing
      > to
      > > > give you whatever advice I can.
      > > >
      > > > Cheers
      > > >
      > > > Phil Evans
      > > > VSS (Variable Stars South)
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- In ccd-newastro@yahoogroups.com <ccd-newastro%40yahoogroups.com><ccd-newastro%
      > 40yahoogroups.com>,
      >
      > > > Umair Asim <umairasim@...> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > Hello group,
      > > > >
      > > > > I have been using ST9XE for a while now and seriously have no
      > complaint
      > > > > about it. The only thing that i dont like is the size of the chip and
      > > > with
      > > > > my setup at f/12, a lot of targets are not fully covered. I was
      > wondering
      > > > > what you guys suggest me to look for. With my very warm temperatures
      > (38
      > > > C
      > > > > at night), i would definitely want a camera which would have
      > > > > water assisted super internal cooling.
      > > > >
      > > > > Stuff i own:
      > > > > C14, TCF, SBIG AO8, Astrodon MOAG, SBIG RGH, SBIG CFW10.
      > > > >
      > > > > Your suggestions would be Much appreciated!
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Regards,
      > > > >
      > > > > Umair Asim
      > > > > www.umairasim.com
      > > > >
      > > > >
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