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Posts Made By: Miguel Olivares

December 17, 2002 11:35 PM Forum: Equipment Talk

SCT Electric Focuser

Posted By Miguel Olivares

I bought a JMI NGF-S for my LX10 from Adorama for $229.95. I am very happy with it. Focusing is easier and mirror shift is not an issue and I am able to use the telescope's focuser when I need to.


December 18, 2002 01:27 PM Forum: Film Astrophotography - Imaging and Processing

old image reprocessed

Posted By Miguel Olivares

You certainly got a great shot there!

January 22, 2003 02:52 AM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

M1

Posted By Miguel Olivares

Looks *great* on my monitor Andrew.

January 23, 2003 05:16 PM Forum: Equipment Talk

Advise onTerrestial Mount for C-8

Posted By Miguel Olivares

Blaine,

This might be good

http://www.apm-us.com/amateur/giro.htm

January 27, 2003 09:03 PM Forum: Off Topic Discussions

SLAMMER VIRUS??

Posted By Miguel Olivares

As far as I know, Microsoft released a patch to prevent this from happening--last July. It seems like some system administrators are not doing their job.


January 30, 2003 11:14 PM Forum: Equipment Talk

Meade UHT Coatings Worth it?

Posted By Miguel Olivares

Sky & Telescope on the Meade 8" LX200:
March 2003 issue

"...it is photographers and CCD imagers who will benefit most from the coatings. For visual observers a 20% increase in throughput means that the telescope will reach stars only 0.2 magnitude fainter."

"...the dark adapted eye is most sensitive to green light, where the UHTC coating is less effective..."


February 1, 2003 08:07 AM Forum: Film Astrophotography - Imaging and Processing

Images in Coelum Astronomia!

Posted By Miguel Olivares

That's pretty cool Paul. Congratulations!

February 9, 2003 12:10 PM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

First astrophoto ever (for me).

Posted By Miguel Olivares

Hi Ryan,

Good start! I can see the GRS too.

February 9, 2003 12:12 PM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

First digital image

Posted By Miguel Olivares

I like this shot. There is something about it...

February 11, 2003 11:34 PM Forum: Pictures of Me and My Telescope and........

Magnascopium and Me.

Posted By Miguel Olivares

Man, now you got me wanting to upgrade. My LX10 gives some surprising views when the seeing supports it. It shows E,F clearly in the trapezium, but a 12 or 16" would be nice.

What are you working on now?