The Comet C/2019 Y4 & Ted Special #3

1- A friend, Dave attemped to shoot the comet thru IDAS comet filter in unfavorable conditions under the moonlight last weekend.

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Thanks for sharing, Dave.

It begins raining in California again and the moon is up for a while. Let’s try after that. I wonder how the comet will show up next. The predication is not as good as what originally made though. Anyway, let’s keep eyes opened.

2- I had too many portable mounts. So I decided to release one of my favorite ones, which is the legendary Japanese-made SkyMemo R.

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The key features for this special package are

  • 2030 polar scope reticle aligned by Kenko factory in Japan – accurate
  • Vixen tripod – comfortable
  • Autoguider-ready – convenient

So this is a promissing system. An original alt-az base is so soild. Well-made. But basically only fits their original short tripod. But Vixen tripod makes the imaging style very comfortable becuase of the height.

 

 

 

~ by tedishikawa on April 6, 2020.

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