Brief break in the clouds and I’m doing what no doubt thousands of other astronomers are doing tonight – pointing my scope at M82 and the fabulous, unexpected supernova.
My first sub has come in and it’s a beaut! This is unprocessed straight from the
Just pressed the button on a load of new toys. Will post pictures when they arrive but essentially a whole new imaging setup. Got frustrated with the heath robinson affair I had constructed and decided to spend a bit of dosh on a more robust solution. The Atik 383L and Equinox 80 will make up the main part of the rig with a few supporting bits and bobs.
All ordered from First Light Optics who gave some excellent advice about getting the right bits and bobs.
This is of course all part of setting up the new observatory. Next step is to sort out the foundations once the whether improves.
I apologise for all the inevitable cloud that is about to appear obviously.