"I remember winters like this when I lived in Canada. I was up seeing my family and friends at Christmas. One of the stops was with my Father and Brother who live in Midland Ontario on Georgian Bay. I lived in Canada until I was 32 and never in my…"
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Celestron C1400 atop a CGE Pro mount, Starlight Xpress M25C camera, Celestron 6" OTA mounted, two IS cameras (21 & 41)...all atop a permanent pier under an Exploradome. Software includes Maxim DL, Photoshop, Registax. Numerous filters, eyepieces, Barlows, etc.
Ed - I have several set-ups that I am currently working with. I (almost) always use a Canon 1000D, but on rare occasions I use an Imaging Source DFK 21.aus.618 (I am not much of a planet guy). My scopes, in order of preference, are:
1. A SkyWatcher PRO 120ED refractor; 2. An Orion 8" f/4 astrograph; 3. An AT72ED refractor; and,
4. An AT6RC Ritchey-Chretien astrograph.
All have their particular attributes, some of which I am still learning, but all are great scopes.