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Radar last won the day on November 25

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About Radar

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    Termination Shock
  • Birthday 02/27/1973


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    Astrophotographer Extraordinaire
  • Location
    Perth, Western Australia
  • Interests
    Take a Guess?
  • Occupation
    Working in Spectra Physics BioTechnology
  • Astronomy Equipment
    C14 XLT with Peltier Cooling, QSI 683-wsg, Astrophysics 1600GTO, Sirius Observatory, Solarmax 90 DSII BF30. Optec Rotator

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  1. Ioptron mounts

    I am looking at the Vixen Polarie or the iOptron Sky Tracker. I really need a digital camera before Christmas. Regards Ray
  2. A night at Fewston Reservoir

    Time lapse star trails, interesting effect. Ray
  3. M45 superdeep

    Who said there was no hydrogen left? Lovely deep work my friend. Ray
  4. Ioptron mounts

    Endorse away buddy. If something is well built and good value for money, then share it around I say. Its handy to know because I'll be in the market mid next year for a portable mount or a wide field tracker to place a DSLR on. Ray
  5. Virgo/Coma galaxy supercluster

    Impressive photo Prof. Ray
  6. western veil

    lol, geesuz Tony! That is crazy. Can you believe how much energy is wasted by light going straight up. Anyway what about an East / West Veil mosaic? Ray
  7. Alpha & Beta Canis Minoris

    Nice work Prof. Ray
  8. western veil

    Its amazing with that light pollution you can capture those filaments. Nice work mate. Incidentally, what are your LP levels there? Ray
  9. Eastern Veil

    That looks awesome mate. Have you opened up the starlight express? Those types of plugs may come with fusable resistors which pop if connected to power. Worth opening up and having a fiddle if you are handy with some electronics. Sometimes it is just a visual inspection to locate a burnt out component. Ray
  10. Eastern Veil

    I know this feeling. When I bought my C14 my Losmandy G11 couldn't guide. Took a year or two improving the gear boxes, motors, etc, until I finally took the plunge (a big plunge) and picked up an AP1600GTO. A good mount makes imaging enjoyable. Ray
  11. SAO76540

    Geezuz! I'm not sweeping that up. Great capture of dark neb, which is actually quite a hard thing to resolve. Nice work Prof. Ray
  12. Great video and the location looked very cool (Brimham Rocks). Ray
  13. Eastern Veil

    Nice colour and filaments Tony. Are the fires anywhere near you? Ray
  14. Definitive M31

    Epic mate. I almost got some photons tonight but just as I was doing my PA cloud rolled in. At least one of us is getting some telescope time. Ray
  15. M31 in perspective

    Very nice mate. Ray