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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jerry Smith Apr 19, 2013. 3 Replies

If anyone needs anything hosted - webpages, images, domains, blogs, databases, whatever - I just upgraded my VMWare cluster at home. It can pretty much handle anything. So contact me if you have any…Continue

Orion ED80T-CF goes piggy-backing!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff McFarlin May 14, 2011. 12 Replies

So I ordered some clamshell rings to get away from the 3-point ring setup, and risk of flexure. They say 'TMB' on them and they're real high-quality, so I guess Astro-Tech acquired them in bulk from…Continue

Power (AC/DC).

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff McFarlin Feb 20, 2011. 2 Replies

Thought I'd start a new thread about power, both AC and DC. While I wait for my new Orion triplet to return from having a custom flange made, and focuser put on at MoonLite (ships Monday, for a late…Continue

New triplet refractor.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff McFarlin Mar 19, 2011. 18 Replies

In a couple days I'll have one of these. It's on a UPS truck right now.…Continue


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"I think this image, good as it already is, would gain signifigently if you would tweak the green out and substute with a cool blue tint; it is false color anyhow, but the blue would not glare as aggressively as the green"
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New setup

Posted on March 26, 2012 at 6:22pm 3 Comments

Just took delivery of the new camera setup:

I'll be attaching this rig to my existing ATFF field flattener. The spacing works out perfectly (~56mm). Should slide into my existing MoonLite focusers nicely. Now I just need the Paramount MX and Rob Miller tripod to show up!

Cool album type picture things.

Posted on May 26, 2011 at 8:19am 0 Comments

Thought I'd add a blog post here about this cool thing (at least I think) I use to display my pictures. is the free client. You collect/organize your pictures into an album and you have the ability to upload it to a unix box. In my case I'm simply using a Linux VM I keep with VPSLink in Boston.

I turned BobW onto it… Continue

Link to my blog.

Posted on March 3, 2011 at 8:47pm 8 Comments

I maintain a blog some of you might find interesting at:

Pictures, thoughts, screenshots, whatever. Mostly astronomy related.


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At 5:04am on April 21, 2015, carlo colombo italiano milanese said…

raramente mi sorprendo, ma le tue immagini sono superlative complimenti c.colombo astrofilo milanese

At 2:09pm on September 3, 2012, Conor said…
Where are you these days, you silly man. Haven't seen you post anything in ages!
At 5:28am on June 19, 2012, Dave Tandy said…

Thanks Jeff.

At 8:46pm on July 12, 2011, spike77 said…
ah jarin
At 4:36am on March 4, 2011, spike77 said…
hey jeff ur images are exellent all of them !!!!
At 8:06pm on January 17, 2011, Marc Basti said…
Welcome on Jeff, fire up the Par Sec. Marc
At 7:55pm on January 17, 2011, Trevor Woodrow said…
Welcome Jarin!

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