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Observatory Parameters
Feb 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:39 22:49

Jerry Armstrong Follow

Winston, Georgia, United States

Member since Feb 2016

Planetary Nebulae have always been a fascination to me and I am striving to image as many as possible. I also observe comets and to date have logged in 412 comets. My first was the Great comet Ikeya-Seki 1965f.I travel to the southern hemisphere where I use a Meade 12 inch LX 200 telescope. At my home in Georgia I use a Meade 14 inch LX200 telescope.more...

Equipment

Telescopes / lenses

  • Meade Schmidt-Cassegrain (SCT) 356/2240-3556 mm LX200
  • Meade Schmidt-Cassegrain (SCT) 305/3050 mm LX200

Cameras

  • Canon EOS 60Da (CMOS)

Mounts

  • Equatorial Orion HDX110 EQ-G
  • Alt-azimuth tripod Meade

Software

  • DSS (DeepSkyStacker) 3.3.4
  • Photoshop Elements 9.0

Filters

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Accessories

  • Focal reducer Meade 0.63x 2.00"

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