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Prom Oct. 11 Questar/Quark Combo

Post by Astrophil » Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:13 am

The temperature was slightly cooler in Florida this morning and made for a comfortable imaging session. The little Questar and Quark Combo got me closer to that nice prom than the PST could. A 2.5x Powermate with and without a focal reducer was used with a Grasshopper GX camera.
Here are three shots of the prom. I could not find any surface features to post.

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Re: Prom Oct. 11 Questar/Quark Combo

Post by DeepSolar64 » Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:03 am

Phil,

I viewed this one visually today too. I like the color of the last picture. Probably because it is a bit closer to the color as seen in the eyepiece. That little Questar does very well. But they were always very high quality instruments.

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Re: Prom Oct. 11 Questar/Quark Combo

Post by marktownley » Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:34 am

Nice and fiery prom there Phil.
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Re: Prom Oct. 11 Questar/Quark Combo

Post by MAURITS » Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:57 am

Beautiful images Phil.
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Re: Prom Oct. 11 Questar/Quark Combo

Post by Carbon60 » Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:00 am

Very nice prom images, Phil.

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Re: Prom Oct. 11 Questar/Quark Combo

Post by Starry Jack » Sun Oct 13, 2019 5:20 pm

That is a great combo.
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Re: Prom Oct. 11 Questar/Quark Combo

Post by Astrophil » Sun Oct 13, 2019 6:46 pm

Thanks guys.
The Q/Quark combo has limitations but is easy. Light weight (one hand carry) and no tuning, just plug in the battery pack. Too bad there's no easy double stack available.

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Re: Prom Oct. 11 Questar/Quark Combo

Post by hopskipson » Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:41 pm

Very well presented. Really like the last one.

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Re: Prom Oct. 11 Questar/Quark Combo

Post by MapleRidge » Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:35 pm

Very nicely done Phil :bow

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Re: Prom Oct. 11 Questar/Quark Combo

Post by Montana » Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:33 am

Beautiful delicate work, like a feather :bow :bow :bow

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Re: Prom Oct. 11 Questar/Quark Combo

Post by MAURITS » Mon Oct 14, 2019 1:41 pm

Like the red color of the last image.
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