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Just a bit of fun really, took this pic of my Skwatcher 150p on eq3-2 with part of UM visible over the end of the scope. Shone my red torch during a 25 sec exposure. Let's see yours while in use - at night please, looking for some nice star trails maybe. 

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Here's mine  

My AstroTrac kit on holiday in Fuerteventura...  

I still often take a photo of my dome at night, the novelty hasn’t worn off yet 🤷‍♂️🙈 Even the Ha filter struggled here.    

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My new grab and go setup with the 120ST in action.  Will be lugging it to darker skies in the countryside soon.  It was still only dusk when the pic was taken though.

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From 15 years ago! Back when I did visual using my 12" OO f/5.3 Newt. Home-made EQ mount and tripod. These taken using Moonlight only to light the scene (middle of nowhere in South Pennines).

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11 minutes ago, reddoss said:

Here is my imaging setup at dusk in the Brecon Beacons. Just about to connect the laptop, and away we go.

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Very nice. 

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26 minutes ago, Moonshane said:

Here's mine

 

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Show off :p

 

Here is mine in my back garden where I image from, house to my back and trees to the north. It's a good representation of the sliver of sky that I can see from my unfortunate back garden location. It's about 2/3 years old, so the trees are even bigger now!

 

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21 hours ago, Peco4321 said:

with part of UM visible over the end of the scope.

Great pic ! I like the composition, "I've got my eye on you" or ( taking cue from your other posts ) " I've not got all the gear I want yet but I'm on my way" :)

How did you avoid star trail in 25sec ?

and that is an interesting part of UM, you split Mizar-Alcor pair !

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12 minutes ago, SilverAstro said:

Great pic ! I like the composition, "I've got my eye on you" or ( taking cue from your other posts ) " I've not got all the gear I want yet but I'm on my way" :)

How did you avoid star trail in 25sec ?

and that is an interesting part of UM, you split Mizar-Alcor pair !

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Oh you know, I'm getting there!!  Thanks for the kind words, it's great when something works out by accident.....

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My 12" "Dobmobile" looking thoughtful after sunset...photo taken by my pal when observing with them at a remote site last year.  :)

The Skywatcher 300p is more portable than the 400p! :D

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7 hours ago, johnrt said:

Here is mine in my back garden where I image from, house to my back and trees to the north. It's a good representation of the sliver of sky that I can see from my unfortunate back garden location. It's about 2/3 years old, so the trees are even bigger now!

Something is better than nothing :happy10:

I understand your feelings, as my backyard during the last 5 years has been a pathetic hole to the SE from a balcony. I will soon move to a better place with zenith though :hello2:!

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22 hours ago, Moonshane said:

Here's mine

Gosh yours is a big one,

mine's only little

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Actually, my equipment used to be a 6" Newt and a camera on a tripod. But the Newt is retired ( nackered mirror coating after 50y, needs redoing but not worth the cost ?) and daughter has made off with the tripod, but give me a wee while and I may figure out how to get my camera to selfie hand-held in the dark !!

edit, ooops forgot to mention my binos.

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11 hours ago, lux eterna said:

I´m standing to the left with the refractor and my DIY "MOC" (Mission Operations Control). It´s a box containing intervalometer and smartphone :icon_biggrin:

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Beautiful! May I ask where is this?

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Not the whole set up, but my game-pad covered in frost in Dec '14. Combination of flash and the red desk lamp.

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Just found another photo from the previous October

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