Tag Archives: Skywatcher

M13 first light with Esprit 100 triplet refractor

M13 globular cluster imaged with an Esprit 100 triplet and ASI1600mm-c
So I finally had some clear skies to collect some data using the new Esprit 100 triplet refractor. This data was taken without the use of the field flattener that comes with the telescope. I have to get a custom spacer/adapter manufactured in order to attached my camera/filter wheel to the field flattener. That is [...]

Esprit 100 Triplet APO Refractor arrives!

Esprit 100 APO refractor
It's an exciting end to the month of June as my newest telescope addition arrived! I have used many different makes and designs of telescopes over the years. All of them were good and I have enjoyed using them. Some better than others. A few I still have even. I felt it was time to [...]