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Astrophotography Photography of astronomical objects and events
  • Star Trail Video from NCO
  • Total Solar Eclipse page, Images only page and Selected Images page from August 21, 2017
  • Mercury Transit Nov. 11, 2019
  • NEOWISE C/2020 F3
  • Jupiter & Saturn Dec-2020
  • Lunar Partial Eclipse 19-Nov-2021
  • Tau Herculid Meteors 31-May-2022
  • Stellarvue SVX102D select images
  • Comet ZTE C/2022 E3 New
  • Observatory Sirius Observatory Home Model 7' 6" dia.
  • Telescopes history pictures
  • Mount Astro-Physics 900GTO
  • General pictures
  • SMAS Southern Maryland Astronomical Society
  • Clear Sky Chart
  • Astronomy Day 2004
  • SMAS AllSky Camera
  • SMAS Sky Meter Camera
  • Observatory telescope history
  • Images taken with SMAS C14
  • Custom Hardware
    Software & Design
    AutoGuider Focuser Microcontroller (AGF)
  • PC control of telescope autoguider port and 2 focus motors
  • Custom focuser motor
  • ASCOM driver

  • Vixen DD-1 AutoGuider Relay Cable (AGRC)
  • Cable with circuit board to connect Vixen DD-1 to an ST-4 AutoGuider
  • Software Downloads
  • 3D Print Vixen HAL130 tripod compass holder for daytime polar alignment
  • 3D Print Vixen Dual Speed Focuser replacment bracket
  • FS-128 and TEC-140
  • AP 130GT and TEC-140
  • Observing
     Planets, Moon & Sun
    VMC260L Vixen VMC260L Field Maksutov Cassegrain
    260mm (10.2")
    3000mm FL - f/11.5
    ED130SS Vixen ED130SS Apochromatic Extra-Low Dispersion Refractor
    130mm (5")
    860mm FL - f/6.6 w/flatterer
    960mm FL - f/7.4 no flatterer
    FL102S Vixen FL102S Apochromatic Fluorite Refractor
    102mm (4")
    920mm FL - f/9.0
  • Diagram
  • SVX80T Stellarvue SVX80T-25FT Triplet APO Refractor
    80mm (3.1")
    480mm FL - f/6.0
    SVX102D Stellarvue SVX102D Doublet APO Refractor
    101.5mm (4.0")
    714mm FL - f/7.0
    M703 Previous owned telescopes & mounts
    Vixen GP Vixen GP equatorial mount AP 900 Astro-Physics 900GTO CP3 equatorial mount
  • ASCOM driver
  • Vixen SXD2 Vixen Sphinx SXD2 GOTO equatorial mount with Star Book Ten
  • Star Book Ten Advance Unit manual pdf
  • Other Observatories Visited
    • Smithsonian Journeys Astronomy in Arizona May 2017 Slides
    Links to other sites
    Astro-Physics Celestron Meade Stellarvue Vixen Orion Feather Touch Focusers MoonLite Focusers Sirius Observatories MegaStar Software
    Last updated 2-Jun-2023