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Trials with a tiddly telescope


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About this observation
Nick Hewitt
Time of observation
26/08/2016 - 23:33
North American Nebula (NGC 7000) and Pelican (IC 5070) in Cygnus
Observing location
Northampton, England
Starwave 70mm triplet f/6
Planostar x 0.8 reducer flattener
Canon D60A DSLR
IDAS filter
8 x 180sec ISO 2000

Experimentations with the new refractor, my "take away telescope"; very small, portable, easily fits in hand luggage. But on this occasion mounted on an EQ8, and autoguided with a TMB 115mm refractor (less portable!). But promising results for bigger Deep Sky objects and comets.

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