|Winter Star Party - 2012|
Bill with his 25" Obsession on the berm.
Chiefland Star Party Group Headquarters:
Nancy, John and Tony enjoy a sunset beverage
of grape origin with a facade of WSP-approved
John O'Neill sets up for an evening of
astrophotography with his 10" Astro-Tech RC
and EM-400. Strong breezes on the berm would
be a challenge to high magnification astrophotographs
Tony Owen sets up his FSQ-106N, EM-400
and computer software for an evening
of astrophotography under the protection of a
tree sheltered shallow off the berm.
Bruce Kaczmarek with the 12.5" f/8 Newtonian
and English yoke mount that he built to provide
superb high-contrast viewing of planets.
Tony Owen monitors astrophotograph captures
early in the evening.
Bruce Kaczmarek views details of M42 with
his 12.5" Newtonian.
John Novak images in the early evening with
his 10" f/3.9 Newtonian astrograph
WSP attendee with 18" dob on the berm.
Robert Fitzgerald puts his AP 155 and 1200GTO
through the paces on his Rob Miller Tripod.
The light dome from Marathon is in the
Irene Simonsen from Imlay City, Michigan
takes a wide field photograph with her DSLR
with the Winter Milky Way in the background.
The palm is illuminated with a red LCD light.
Dave Gracey sets up his Starstructure dob on the
sandy front of the berm.
Setting up on the sandy berm with Florida
Staits in the background.
Evening chat on the berm.
Dave from Toronto sets up his Intes MN68 and
G11 next to the Chickee hut area.
Robert Fitzgerald from Raleigh, NC is set up
to do a performance test on a 36M Rob Miller
Tripod carrying his AP 1200GTO and 155 EDFS.
Refractors set up on an inner field.
After sunset viewing of Jupiter.
The French's from Glenville NY
Orange tube C14 beauty from a bygone
I'm setup for an evening of viewing with my
18" Starmaster dob.
posted 26 February 2012