New Computer

I did not like having to drag my laptop back and forth from the Astro Hut. So we went looking on E-Bay for a computer and found a Gateway Model E4600, Pentium4 1.3GHz processor, 512MB RAM, 37GB HD, 250MB Zip, DVD-ROM. 10/100 Ethernet card included!! for 40$. While its not a top of the line, […]

Where Have I Been?

Where have I been? For the last 3 month we have had nothing but CLOUDS and snow! Its enough to drive me NUTS! And with all of the snow we have had its hard to believe that WINTER is still a couple of days away. And to make matters worse I was working on this […]

CG5GT and Cables

My CG5GT was getting to be a MESS with all of the cables coming and going. I have come close to tripping and ripping some of the cables out. THAT would have been BAD VERY VERY BAD! I have 4 cables 2 are for the cameras, the Orion LPI and the Meade DSI Color 2 […]

BackYard Observatory Inside

Here are some pictures of the inside This is the South Wall [photopress:BYO_SWall.JPG,thumb,pp_empty] This is the West Wall [photopress:BYO_WWall.JPG,thumb,pp_empty] This is the East Wall [photopress:BYO_EWall.JPG,thumb,pp_empty] and the North Wall [photopress:BYO_NWall.JPG,thumb,pp_empty] One of the plus things about having the 5′ clearance for the rolloff is that I can build 5′ shelves on 3 of the wall. […]