Erwin Kats Posted January 18, 2009 Share Posted January 18, 2009 Hello guys, after googling i came on this website, it looks pretty cool, alot of information.already have been on the IRC chat for a few times.well, this is my story.I am Erwin Kats, 20 years oldi live in holland, near the west coast ( always bad weather , heat vibrations from the sea, alot of light pollution )i started astronomy 10 years ago after buying an 50€ telescope.2 years later i had an ETX 70 as a present from my grandma.it.... went broken after 1,5 years ( thanks to meade germany i received a brand new etx 70 )then i bought an Meade Model 4500 114mm newton.around 2 years later i bougth an Meade LX90 8'' ( wanted to do more planets/ piggy back photography )after upgrading the LX90 alot , and putting the vork mounted to the test... the DEC motor unit died...then i really wanted to do more with DSO photography.so i bought an losmandy G-11 with an stellarvue 102 ED apo ( had alot of problems with the stellarvue, stupid focuser )i first was thinking about the usage of CCD camera, but becuase i am also an normal photographer i wanted to try my DSLR'suntill today i still use my not modified eos 350D, but i didn't had much time to use it, Rubbish weather next to that, i also have been live broadcasting the planets and moon on my website, but because of scripting problems it doesn't work at the moment.i am also making an website with a friend of my for only HA solar views ( we got 1 lunt 60mm HA, 1 lunt 60mm CAK, 1PST ha )i think that was it all ow yeas i forgot.in the mean while i also gotVixen r200SSorion 80mm F11,4 for guidescopelx90 8'' SCT otastellarvue 102 ED apoand alot of other Rubbish, will make a topic in equipment. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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