Astrophotography History



60 mm refractor





60 mm refractor


Cheap department store type telescope. I used this to evaluate if I wanted to revive my interest in astronomy after giving the Criterion 4 to my son-in-law. I had to drape a heavy lead plate over the tube to get it to balance on the cheap alt-az mount. As you can see from the following images it did revive my interest. My son now has this scope.




Astronomy and Birding Photography