Astronomy Equipment

This page is a stub, which I’ll organize on spare cloudy nights. Or not. For now, I anticipate having sub-pages along these lines:


A home observatory makes imaging possible with spotty free time and infrequent clear skies. This has its own web page.


  • General commentary
  • Losmandy G11/Gemini
    • G11 Mount
    • Gemini System
    • Transport cases for the mount
    • Tuning the mount to reduce tracking error
    • o-vision worm block
  • Skyshed Pier
  • Losmandy GM8
  • Discmounts DM6 alt-az on Berlebach tripod
  • Half-Hitch alt-az mount on Berlebach tripod
  • Stellarvue M4
  • Orion Binocular Mount
  • Manfrotto/Bogen video head on Induro tripod
  • Paramount MX+

Optical tubes

  • General Commentary
  • Celestron C9.25
  • Astro-Tech AT8RC 200mm Ritchey-Cretien astrograph
  • Stellarvue SV105
  • Stellarvue SV80s
  • Televue Pronto (guiding, solar Ha)
  • Televue TV-60
  • Oberwerk 11×70 binoculars


  • General Commentary
  • Naglers
  • Radians
  • Pentaxi
  • Specific Eyepiece Reviews


  • DSLR adventures
  • CCD imaging
  • The Hunt For a Good Guide Camera
  • Flat Frame Light Box for SV80S


  • DSCs
    • Argo Navis
    • JMI NGC-Max
  • Cases
    • Optical tube cases
    • Mount cases
    • Eyepiece cases
  • Dew Control

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