- My Accessories & Equipments -





ORION Spotting Scope - Telephoto Lens. Maksutov-Cassegrain System D=90mm F=500mm f/5.6 CANON Zoom Lens EF 100-300mm 1:5.6L Flourite KENKO C-AFI 2X TELEPLUS MC7 CANON EOS Kiss/Rebel 35mm camera ORION Full-Aperture Glass Solar Filter for MAK500 MEADE Off-Axis Guider PARKS T-CA-AF Canon-Eos Ring CANON Extended Battery Base with Power Supply PARKS Eyepiece-photography adapter CELESTRON Vibration Pads PARKS Filters : ALP SC, No47-violet, No23A-red, No12-Yellow, ND13 MEADE LX-200 Keypad Hand Controller MEADE Wires for Handheld Controller and Dec Drive MEADE Wires for Handheld Controller and Dec Drive    MEADE 12" LX-200 D=304.8mm F=3048mm f/10 - the workhorse.
   ORION Spotting Scope - Telephoto Lens. Maksutov-Cassegrain System D=90mm F=500mm f/5.6 - some moon and low-mag sunspot pictures
   CANON EOS Kiss/Rebel 35mm camera - for all paper pictures
   CANON Zoom Lens EF 100-300mm 1:5.6L Flourite. - some moon pictures
   KENKO C-AFI 2X TELEPLUS MC7 - 2x for non-eyepiece photos (mostly moon)
   ORION Full-Aperture Glass Solar Filter for MAK500 (sunspots on LX-200 too)
   MEADE Off-Axis Guider (for some of the long-exposure ones...)
   CANON Extended Battery Base (for long-exposure battery-savings, I added power-supply support)
   PARKS Eyepiece-Photography Adapter (for all eyepiece-photography)
   PARKS T-CA-AF Canon-Eos Ring (for the eyepiece-photography adapter)
   CELESTRON Vibration Pads (by putting them under the tripod's legs, they keep the telescope vibration free)
   PARKS Filters : ALP SC, No47-violet, No23A-red, No12-Yellow, ND13






TeleVue 3mm Radian TeleVue 7mm Nagler Meade Series 4000 Super Plössl 26mm Orion Sirius 17mm Meade Series 4000 Plössl 9mm Illuminated Reticle Eyepiece Parks 2x Barlow Lens 1.25 Meade Series 4000 8mm-24mm ZOOM Remote for the Canon EOS Lens pen    I returned the TeleVue 3mm Radian (60deg), since it was too powerful. I opted for the Meade 4.7mm UWA instead.
   TeleVue 7mm Nagler (82deg)
   Meade Series 4000 8mm-24mm ZOOM (55-40deg)
   Meade Series 4000 Plössl 9mm Illuminated Reticle Eyepiece
   Meade Series 4000 Super Plössl 26mm (52deg)
   Orion Sirius 17mm (50deg)
   Parks 2x Barlow Lens 1.25"

   Lens pen / blower
   Remote for the Canon EOS






   Focusing mask (made out of flowerpot tray)
   Solar Filter mask 3.5" to 12" adaptor for my little ORION Glass Solar Filter (made from trashcan lid)







   JMI NGF-SE with DFC (Crayford design high-precision focuser with digital counter - a MUST...)


The digital pictures are made using my SONY
DSC-F55 digital 2.1 Megapixel camera by holding the lens to the eyepiece.
I use Kodak 100 Color Gold and the Kodak MAX films for paper photography.


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