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My new observatory in my backyard near Santa Fe, New Mexico

a 12' x 12' custom observatory

14 miles southeast of the Santa Fe Plaza in Lamy, NM 87540







My old observatory at the new Deerlick Astronomy Village

a 9.6' x 9.6' Backyard Observatory by Scott Horstman

100 miles east of Atlanta near Sharon, GA






Westside



View to southern horizon







Installed!



Well, it is in Georgia after all







First Light - 10 Minutes


Loaner CM-8



Polar Aligned and PEC - 10 Minutes Unguided - Perfect Stars!


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It is from a loaner FLI CM-8 (ST-8 equivalent w/ 9u pixels)