Equipment:

Over the years the equipment I've used has changed as I found the objects I was most interested in images. Although I still image and draw planets and the moon, I am very interested in merging galaxies which you'll find on the Arp page. The other topic I'm interested in is spectroscopy.

                                                                                                                                                                  
Equipment
tascoThis was my first telescope, without motors,
but it still gave good images of planets and the moon.
LPIwebcamThese were the first cameras I started using.
I mainly imaged planets and the moon with these.
CanondomeMy DSLR I used for widefield images and my first
attempt at imaging a deep space object - M42, along with the
Orion ten inch telescope.
MountguidescopeWith my C6 and guidescope I began imaging Arps -
merging galaxies.. My camera at first was a starlight
MX916, then I moved up to a starlight H9, with a
co-star camera for guiding.
This is my current roll off roof observatory, sitting in the
middle of the vegetable patch.
I use this set up for imaging the spectra of stars, it is a C9.25,
with an atik camera for the main camera and the co-star for
off-axis guiding. Both are attached to an alpy spectroscope.
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