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mdstuart

Massive Scope coming to SGL6

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Never seen the horsehead nebula? Now is your chance.

Always been told you cannot see the colours in the hubble photos through a telescope, well think again!

Want to see those things that Stephen O Meara can see with a small refractor that we normally cannot make out with our large amatuer scopes?

I will be bringing this huge telescope to SGL6 for you to view the skies.

Photo taken next to a police car to give you an idea of the scale of this thing!:)

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Never seen the horsehead nebula? Now is your chance.

Always been told you cannot see the colours in the hubble photos through a telescope, well think again!

Want to see those things that Stephen O Meara can see with a small refractor that we normally cannot make out with our large amatuer scopes?

I will be bringing this huge telescope to SGL6 for you to view the skies.

Photo taken next to a police car to give you an idea of the scale of this thing!:)

Will it fit on a truck or are you going to need 2?

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I ain't climbing up the steps to that :)

Cheers

Ant

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It is coming in parts and then will be assembled on site. Yes I will need to get a ladder.

Seriously it gives lovely wide field views with my hyperion 17mm. Splits Mizar well!

Mark

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how do you align it, is there some sort of generator lorry that attaches somewhere ?,

also getting it level must be a hell of a job

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Before I opened this thread I did wonder if you would be pulling our leg and its not really a huge scope. But the police car for scale dispells any sceptacism. Congrats, how many inches/feet/yards is it in diameter?

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Hopefully the police will be closing the motorway while this magnificent equipment is being transported.

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Never seen the horsehead nebula? Now is your chance.

Always been told you cannot see the colours in the hubble photos through a telescope, well think again!

Want to see those things that Stephen O Meara can see with a small refractor that we normally cannot make out with our large amatuer scopes?

I will be bringing this huge telescope to SGL6 for you to view the skies.

Photo taken next to a police car to give you an idea of the scale of this thing!:)

Blimey, that carpet must be as big as a football field ;):).

Ron.

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I can see people fighting to look through this,can i reccomend you sort out a deli style ticketing system and an orderly queue. :):);)

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i used to work for a "specialist haulage" company, they could transport it, but it would be expensive as "stgo cat 1" haulage requires police escort and that puts the cost up! would any bridges need moving

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I ain't climbing up the steps to that ;)

Cheers

Ant

That is the step :)

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Who owns it King Kong? He's the only one that could lift the eyepiece!!:):D

Regards Steve

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Thank you all for your lovely comments.:)

I plan to see how many messier objects I can log with it at SGL6..

Perhaps a sweepstake is in order?

Mark

P.S It seems a fine little scope. Lovely airy disks around stars! Maybe I really will have a queue to look at Saturn through it!

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Can't wait. I've been thinking about one of these for my 7 year old.

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