December: Test shots with new scopes/mounts
Dec 21: TMB 80/480 Arrives!
Dec 3: AP1200 Arrives!
Nov 30: TMB 152/1200 Arrives!
This is M1, aka, the “Crab Nebula”, a Supernova Remnant in the constellation of Taurus. This is First Light after a repair and cleaning of my ST-2000XM camera, and also First Light for my new motorized, electronic, focuser attachment for the TMB 152/1200's FeatherTouch FT3545 focuser. Along with FocusMax, a freeware focusing software package, the electronic focuser allows one to absolutely NAIL the focus every time. After fighting some USB hardware problems, I managed to capture some narrowband exposures of this target. Mousing off the image reveals a “Hubble Palette” narrowband image, with