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Observatory Parameters
Feb 25
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
13:18 03:10

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Cori, Lazio, Italy

Member since Jan 2016

BCO administrator

Equipment

Telescopes / lenses

  • GSO Ritchey-Chrétien 10/2000 inches
  • GSO Ritchey-Chrétien 8/1120 inches
  • Celestron Schmidt-Cassegrain (SCT) 235/2350 mm C9
  • Apochromatic 80/600 mm

Cameras

  • SBIG ST10xme (CCD)
  • Starlight Instruments H9 (CCD)
  • Celestron NexImage
  • Starlight Instruments Lodestar
  • MagZero Mz5
  • Moravian Instruments G2-1600fw (CCD)
  • Starlight XPress Trius SX16 (CCD)
  • SBIG ST7XME

Mounts

  • Equatorial Gemini G53f
  • Equatorial Vixen Sphinx
  • Equatorial Sky-Watcher Eq6
  • Equatorial Gemini G41 field

Software

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Filters

  • IR cut-off (Infrared block) 1.25"
  • Red
  • Green
  • Blue
  • H-alpha (Narrowband Hydrogen Alpha)
  • OIII (Narrowband Oxigen 3)
  • SII (Narrowband Sulfur 2)
  • Light pollution
  • Neutral density (Moon)

Accessories

  • Filter wheel SBIG 10 positions
  • Filter wheel Starlight Instruments
  • Focal reducer AP 0,67x
  • Off-axis guider Starlight XPress

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