Here's a quick pic of the EQ6 mounted on the pier in the observatory. I haven't had much time to do anything with the setup the last couple of weeks, but now that the nights are closing in, the impetus to get moving on the setup is back.

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Meet the brightest stars near Earth. Next up: Polaris, the North Star, the star within a degree of the north celestial pole.

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This is what the largest available image of the Milky Way using only off-the-shelf photographic equipment looks like.

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Cangar Observatorium

19 Apr 2018 at 11:49am

  NAME Cangar Observatorium ADDRESS Candi lontar 43b/36 Surabaya, east Java Indonesia Batu, ndonesia CONTACT Martin Marthadinata PHONE 6281331118325 EMAIL martinmarthadinata80@gmail.com URL NUMBER OF MEMBERS 10 OTHER INFORMATION Cangar is the one of ideal for observing for nighsky,from mount Arju...

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