Wednesday, March 29, 2017

"New" scopes waiting for clear skies!

When the skies aren't clear my eyes go to craigslist to see if anyone has a scope I can't live without. And today I found another!

I picked up an old school Celestron C 5 telephoto 750mm f/6 (black version) for $90 off craigslist today. The previous owner has chased solar eclipses all over the world! Jealous!

I had to clean the backside of the front plate (no problem, it seemed to have gotten 'smokey'). 

Works great... now just have to get a mounting plate and a couple of rings and it is good to go for the eclipse in August!

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