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My quest for a “real” astrophotography platform began in October 2008 with the acquisition of a true German Equatorial Mount, the Celestron CGE

Over the past year I have acquired new imaging telescopes, camera, and other accessories that are better suited for astrophotography.

QHY8 CCD Cooled Camera

QHY8 CCD Cooled Camera

Permanent Pier

Permanent Pier

AT8RC (Poor Man's Ritchey-Chrétien)

AT8RC (Poor Man's Ritchey-Chrétien)

Moonlite CFL Focuser with High-Res Stepper Motor

Moonlite CFL Focuser with High-Res Stepper Motor

Televue NP-101is

Televue NP-101is

Sturdy Mount

Sturdy Mount

My New AstroTech AT8RC 8" Ritchey-Chrétien

My New AstroTech AT8RC 8" Ritchey-Chrétien

Impressive Payload

Impressive Payload

Autoguiding Camera - Orion Starshoot Autoguider (SSAG)

Autoguiding Camera - Orion Starshoot Autoguider (SSAG)

AT66 APO Refractor for Autoguiding or Wide Field Imaging

AT66 APO Refractor for Autoguiding or Wide Field Imaging