Three Fathoms Observatory
Stewart Yeung

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Observatory Equipments

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A Twin Telescopes System

 

The Meade LX200R 14" & an 6" Achromatic Doublet Refractor made in China

 

Software Bisque Paramount ME

(also showing the Telescope Hood)

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MoonLite Microfocuser w/RoboFocus Control,
Pyxis Rotator, AO-8, CFW-10 and ST-10XME lined up for actions
(The microfocuser screwed to the back plate of the scope and directly opens up the visual back of the scope to its maximum diameter of 45mm;
the AO-8 is inverted to aid in balancing the CFW-10 for the Pyxis Rotator)

 

 

 

Latest Setup Incorporating a QHY 2" Colorfilter Wheel and a Lepus 0.62x Reducer

 

 

Alernative Setup for the Planetary Camera QHY174-Cool

 

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Inside the Observatory showing the concrete base, Pier-Tech2, Paramount, Meade 14" SCT.

(and the Water Cooling Bucket and controlling computer on the ground)

 

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Outside of Observatory showing skywindow motor and glass walls

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The Three Fathoms Observatory opened for action at dawn

 

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The Opening of the Glorious Sky Show at Dawn

 
Remote control of skywindow and Pier-Tech2

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Internet Camera monitoring of remote Observatory operations
( A light previously in the background has now been removed after speaking to my neighbours !!! )

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@The Newly Installed DIY Allsky camera
for remote monitoring of local weather conditions
 

 

An Allsky View from the Observatory