My current equipment consists of the following items:


Vixen VC200L (VISAC) - Modified Cassegrain, Aperture 200mm, Focal Length 1800mm, Focal Ratio f/9.0 (the telescope comes with a Vixen aluminum case);Vixen VC200L focal reducer f/6.4; Parallax rings for Vixen VC200L

Vixen ED 81S - ED apochromatic refractor, Aperture 81mm, Focal Length 625mm, Focal Ratio f/7.7; Vixen ED81s focal reducer f/5.2


Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro Synscan with Synscan v3 hand controller (Equatorial Mount, used for astrophotography); ADM dual saddle for HEQ5 mount; belt modification

Vixen SPHINX mount (tripod version SXW) with Starbook hand controller (Equatorial Mount, used for optical observation)


SBIG ST2000XM (new 2020 kodak chip) + SBIG CFW9 filter wheel + Astronomik L,R,G,B CCD filters + Ha Baader CCD filter (CCD astrophotography)

Canon EOS 450D digital SLR camera + Canon EF 24-85 mm f/3.5-4.5 USM lens + Canon EF 200 mm f/2.8 L USM lens (Widefield astrophotography)

Imaging Source DMK21AU04 monochrome USB camera (Used for guiding during astrophotography sessions)

Eyepieces Vixen LV 20mm + TeleVue 15mm plossl + Vixen 12.5 mm orthoscopic with illuminated reticle + Baader Hyperion Aspheric, 36mm + Explore Scientific 82ยบ Series Eyepieces, 8.8mm
Filters Baader Planetarium: Astrosolar filters
Other Celestron 12V Powertank, Baader CkickLock adapter, handmade Flat Box, Bahtinov mask, Skywatcher 9x50 finderscope (for guiding), Geoptik Quilt Bag for telescopes and mount, Geoptik Telescope Cover, Digipod A 2541P Tripod, Manfrotto 496 RC2 Ball Head, William Optics 2" Dielectric Diagonal




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