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May
8
2015

Further pieces arrives...

This is how a ASA DDM85 will be delivered. ASA states that this mount is transportable. Well considering that the heaviest part has a weight of 39kg. Overall weight - incl. counterweights ~110kg. This statement is in princple true - but it's not an easy business to get this tranported and up to work - however, I will use this mount stationary.

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March
23
2015

The first piece of my 3D puzzle arrives...

1.8kg weight, small axis 160mm, messured Strehl 0.99, RMS=1/60wave, I think relative to my available budget, I get the best scondary mirror I can afford.

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April
12
2015

(216)Kleopatra will occult HIP 54599 (~8mag) April 12th, 2015 ~01:05 UT

Der Termin für unser Treffen im Mai am 9. fällt auf einen Feiertag. Das Treffen wurde aus diesem Grund auf den 16. Mai verschoben und findet in einem der Clubräume im Bürgerhaus statt.

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April
18
2014

(241)Germania occults UCAC4 548-037935

Within his regular predictions by Steve Preston asteroid (241)Germania occults ~12mag star UCAC4 548-037935.
Under moderate weather conditions I tried to observe this occultation event using the T1T @Michael Adrian Observatory / Astronomie Stiftung Trebur.

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