Playing with my ETX LS6 5/24/2024

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Playing with my ETX LS6 5/24/2024

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I bought the ETX LS6 when it first came out to use for DSO imaging. I was a real newby at the time and didn't know about field rotation, Alt/Az versus EQ mounts, etc. I just knew it could find objects in the night sky! Finally figured out what I really needed to do but have always loved this scope and the optics that it came with. So with some clearing skies, and albeit, hazy conditions I set it up with the Baader Film and took a 4 panel mosaic with the Saturn-M SQR and a close up of AR's 3685 and 86 with the ASI174MM. Not too bad considering the conditions. Looks like a nice one coming around the limb on the NE side!

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Close up of AR's 3685 and 86
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Lunt LS60T DS
Orion ED80T CF
Meade ETX LS6
Lunt CaK BF1200
Lunt WL Wedge
Baader Photographic Film
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Skyris 236M
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Nice captures Warren!


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Great images with the old scope, Warren.

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Thanks Mark and Franco!


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Lunt LS60T DS
Orion ED80T CF
Meade ETX LS6
Lunt CaK BF1200
Lunt WL Wedge
Baader Photographic Film
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Skyris 236M
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Very nice, Warren!


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Warren:
Beautiful images with the old scope.
Best wishes,
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Thanks Arne and Eric!


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Lunt LS60T DS
Orion ED80T CF
Meade ETX LS6
Lunt CaK BF1200
Lunt WL Wedge
Baader Photographic Film
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Skyris 236M
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