Deep Sky Instruments- RC10C

AG Optical Convergen 10"

Celestron Nexstar 11gps

Teleview  TV85

Williams Opticss WO 80

Coronado PST


Teleview (2)

Denkmeier (1)


Teleview Panoptic 40mm (1)

Teleview Nagler 31mm (1)

Teleview Nagler 16mm (2)

Teleview Panoptic 27mm (1

Teleview Panopic 24mm (2)

Teleview Panoptic 19mm (2)

Teleview Ethos 21mm (1)

Teleview Ethos 17mm (1)

Imaging Mount

Astro Physics AP900-goto


Imaging Camera

FLI- ML11002M-2



The Sky X Pro

The Sky Camera Add on

The Sky T-Point Add on


CCD Auto Pilot 5

CCD Inspector 2

CCD Navigator 2

CCD Stack v2.66

Photoshop CS6


PierTech 2 (adjustable 30"-50")

Stellar Pier (8" dia. steel Fixed)


Celestron .63x Reducer

Teleview .8x Reducer/ Flattner

Guider Setups

Lodestar Guider

Astrodon MMOAG

Modified 50mm finder scope

Orion Star Shoot Auto Guider


Gemini Focuser Rotator

New Astrograph
AG Optical- Convergent Series 10"- f 5.0 @ 1255mm
New AG Optics Astrograph First Light.............Aug. 2019
See first light image
Received June 2019
Image Train
Gemini Focuser Rotator + Astrodon MMOAG + Lodestar Guider + FLI fw + FLI_ML11002 Camera

Remote Observatory Operations- All activies are controlled via "Desktop Remote" from inside the house. The X10 system is also used for controlling lights and other various switching. CCD Auto Pilot controls all imaging activies. CCDAP + SkyRoof controls the motorized roof at the end of a run or when bad weather sets in. VB Scripting aids in auto startup and shutdown of all programs, equipment and lighting.

Having three 24" monitors is really great for staying on top of everything that's going on!

Equipment Operator
Resident Astronomer...............Jim Collins
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