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New Tripod

New Tripod [[ 06 June 2013 ]] We are enjoying our new tripod very much. The photo shows our 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain sitting atop the new Orion “Versago” III MicroMotion Altazimuth Mount. The new mount provides micro-motion controls for both altitude … Continue reading

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First Sun Shot

[[ Most recent update, 02 September 2012.  ]] When I celebrated my 78th birthday (July 2012) my wife , Connie, gave me an Orion Apex 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope, complete with two spotting scopes, a tripod with a manually operated Alt … Continue reading

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