Weather has been rainy and windy. All that is supposed to stop at midnight, and I don't have work tomorrow. Perhaps I should set up, but I don't know. It's still pretty windy out there, but I'd love to get a few more shots. hmmmm...
Added by Charles Dunlop on December 29, 2010 at 6:06pm —
I'm super stoked on this site. Maybe I'm biased, but I just love the fact there is a chat room, and forums without editing or someone with a company bias reviewing. This is totally open, no porn or viagra sales though!!! lol. But it's just really cool that we have this to share our hobby. In the chat room earlier I learned a lot from hopper about attaching a photo lense to a CCD and shooting wide field views. Epic. Thank you all for signing up and i'm hoping we get a bunch of people on here so… Continue
Added by Charles Dunlop on December 28, 2010 at 8:53pm —
Can't wait to get my pier and pod from skyshedpod. Not sure what I'm most stoked on, the pod or the pier. they really go hand in hand. Last night I drift aligned and it made a big difference. If I hyper drift aligned on a pier it would be so much better, and with the pod just opening the observatory and you are aligned, set up, and ready to shoot. Seriously I cannot wait for that. So I'm wondering if last night was my last time ever on the tripod as the pod is shipping today and the pier in a… Continue
Added by Charles Dunlop on December 28, 2010 at 8:24am —
Clear Skies and good visibility. Have to clear the way so the telescope can wheel out to my deck but it's dusk and I'm pounding food and will get on it. YOOO... I'll be telescoping in an hour or so with NO WORK tomorrow. Visibility is fantastic right now and no wind or even a breeze, perhaps a faint object if I have the patience to drift align.
Added by Charles Dunlop on December 27, 2010 at 5:30pm —