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Re: Arrived, my new scope !

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  • digidodi
    Hi Tim, Thanks... I used the AP FF for the 155 EDF/ 130 EDT. Cheers Dodi
    Message 1 of 36 , Mar 10, 2007
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      Hi Tim,

      Thanks... I used the AP FF for the 155 EDF/ 130 EDT.

      Cheers

      Dodi

      --- In tmboptical@yahoogroups.com, "Tube Tim" <potentate@...> wrote:
      >
      > >--- In tmboptical@yahoogroups.com, "digidodi" <ddierick@> wrote:
      > >
      >
      > Hi Dodi,
      >
      > Congratulations on the new scope. I sure look forward to your
      > expertise in astrophotography in this size aperature.
      >
      > I am curious which AP FF you went with?
      >
      >
      > Tim
      >
      > > Well, I had been waiting for a while for my new scope, and today I
      > > could pick it up at Markus' place: a brand sparkling new TMB 152mm f8
      > > with the 3 inch FT focuser.
      > >
      > > And lo and behold, clear skies tonight :). Unfortunately seeing was
      > > well below acceptable, so I kept myself busy doing some relaxed
      > > webcamming of Saturn and testing out the AP field flattener which I
      > > got for the scope.
      > > Mostly determining what extension tubes are needed for my different
      > > setups.
      > >
      > > The AP field flattener works nicely, but Saturn was disappointing due
      > > to seeing circumstances. I have an image, but I don't think it is good
      > > enough to post ;).
      > >
      > > Looking forward now to connect my modified PST setup for solar H-alpha
      > > this weekend. Hopefully daytime seeing will be better and clouds stay
      > > away.
      > >
      > > Dodi
      > >
      >
    • digidodi
      Thanks Diets, dodi
      Message 36 of 36 , Mar 12, 2007
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        Thanks Diets,

        dodi

        --- In tmboptical@yahoogroups.com, "dietmar hager" <dietmar.hager@...>
        wrote:
        >
        > hi Dodi!
        >
        > congrats on Your new scope!
        > and
        > C O N G R A T S on these fantastic images!!!
        > I now need to bend over and grab my jaw from the floor...
        >
        > Diets
        >
        >
        >
        > --- In tmboptical@yahoogroups.com, "digidodi" <ddierick@> wrote:
        > >
        > > Hi all,
        > >
        > > Despite mediocre seeing, I wanted to try out the new TMB on the sun.
        > > Not much on the surface, but nice proms visible.
        > >
        > > Here is the link to the images:
        > >
        > > http://www.astronomie.be/dodi/astro/2007/sha20070310.html
        > >
        > > I used a 127mm ERF filter in front of the TMB and a modified PST at
        > > the back, with a DMK firewire cam.
        > >
        > > Best regards
        > >
        > > dodi
        > >
        >
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