Re: M86 and Markarian's Chain #Absolute_Encoders


Eric Baumgartner
 

Hi, Jim:

 

Is that an eyepiece turret from the late great Van Slyke Engineering?

 

Eric Baumgartner

Redding, CT USA

 

 

From: Astro-Physics GTO users group <main@ap-gto.groups.io> on behalf of thefamily90 Phillips <thefamily90@...>
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Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 9:21 PM
To: Astro-Physics GTO users group <main@ap-gto.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] M86 and Markarian's Chain #Absolute_Encoders

 


From: main@ap-gto.groups.io <main@ap-gto.groups.io> on behalf of thefamily90 Phillips <thefamily90@...>
Sent: Tuesday, April 21, 2020 9:19:50 PM
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Subject: Re: [ap-gto] M86 and Markarian's Chain #Absolute_Encoders

 

Here’s my Mach 1 with AP 130 F/8.35 ready to go after double stars. I’ve had the Mach1 for many many years and it has never failed me.

 

Jim

 


From: jim phillips <thefamily90@...>
Sent: Tuesday, April 21, 2020 9:18:26 PM
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Subject: Re: [ap-gto] M86 and Markarian's Chain #Absolute_Encoders

 

Wow! Now you’re cookin’ with gas!

 

Jim

 


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Sent: Tuesday, April 21, 2020 9:00:13 PM
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Subject: [ap-gto] M86 and Markarian's Chain #Absolute_Encoders

 

I really like the feature which allows moving the meridian, eliminating the need for a meridian flip. It worked out well last night.

Full resolution -https://www.astrobin.com/full/kj0dtp/B/

Thank you Astro-Physics!!

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