I live in a city in block of flats, so I
have not a lot of possibilities to build my own
observatory. But I am glad to have my balcony
observatory, at least.
Balcony Observatory Itself
Some photos can be enlarged by clicking them.
My main scope - 200mm F6 Newtonian
My main scope with satisfied boss ;-)
Boss of observatory under scope
My second scope - small 80mm F5 refractor.
01.10.2002, 00:59 (Exp. 8s, F2.6, ISO400)
Block of observatories ;-)). Notice Pleiades
above block and Saturnus on left side. My "observatory"
is in the middle of photo.
01.10.2002, 01:09 ( (Exp. 8s, F2.6, ISO400)
Another view - look at Pleiades, Hyades above
block and Saturnus just near the left rear corner
of the block.
Detail view of my observatory. My 80mm refractor
on Equatorial mount is visible. In front of scope
there is a TV antena.
Where is the boss of observatory?
Another night. My 200mm Newtonian reflector in
action (taking photos of M57). 80mm
refractor is on piggy back at role of guiding
We live drowned in the bottom of dirty air ocean
Our flat is almost in the centre of the image
deeply in the smog.
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