Jump to content

sgl_imaging_challenge_banner_31.thumb.jpg.b7a41d6a0fa4e315f57ea3e240acf140.jpg

pbeville

New Members
  • Content Count

    31
  • Joined

  • Last visited

Everything posted by pbeville

  1. I use both Stellarium and Cosmos Celestron Navigator. The Celestron app has a huge database and provides information for most objects in the sky (along with pictures). I use that during the day to decide what I will look at during my observations, then go over into Stellarium mobile once I'm out in the field. Stellarium mobile is very streamlined, so I don't get distracted and keep my eye on the prize(s)!
  2. I love looking at the Hercules Cluster, it's my go to object when I am having a tough time finding DSO's, gives me a burst of energy to keep at it!
  3. Great resources. Currently trying to tackle all the Messier objects so I can use as much help as I can get! There are just so many of them...
  4. Thanks everyone! It's awesome to have so many people to encourage me and give me such a warm welcome. Look forward to picking at your guy's heads for more information! And michigander, nope, don't really care for baseball.
  5. I use a simple notebook, not high-tech, but it gets the job done and I can check back on it whenever I want(no computer needed) Not a pro here though, I have only had my telescope for a couple months...
  6. Hi everyone, my name is Patrick. I just recently bought my first telescope, an Orion 6XT, a few months ago. I absolutely love this telescope, I feel that it gives me enough aperture without being too overwhelming, but is also easy to throw in the back of the car and take it to a dark site. (I drive south about 30 minutes to a grey/blue zone area.) I have the cheap plossls that come with it(6mm, 25mm and 15mm I think...), and also bought a Celestron Xcel-X 9mm. I'm thinking about a getting the ES82 14mm here soon. That eyepiece should provide me with wider and brighter views on the DSO's that I
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue. By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.