To paraphrase Sally Field, “I like dobs. I really like dobs!”* Some readers of this blog who follow my posts in various Facebook astronomy groups (like this one, and this one), would think that I have a vehement hatred of dobs, as if one slept with my wife, ran over my dog, or owes me […]Read more "June 24, 2017: I Like Dobs! A Semi-Brief Rant"
Power problems solved! The Celestron Lithium Iron Phosphate Powertank (which I’ll more fully describe below) puts out 3 amps, and powers this mount excellently. No more stutter-slew or stutter-track as I described in my last post. The mount just works great. Finally. But how well does this mount really work? I tested it two ways […]Read more "June 16, 2017: The Orion Sirius Pro AZ/EQ-G mount, Part Two – Great Locating and Tracking! and the Celestron Lithium Powertank"