Monday, July 07, 2008

Finalized equipment line up

1. Borg 45ED II + JMI NGF-S focuser

- Tele Vue 2x barlows
- Tele Vue Nagler 13mm Type 6
- Meade 9mm illuminated reticle
- Tele Vue 1.25" star diagonal

=> For guiding at night, drift alignment, and high power visual observation during totality

2. Canon 450D

- Canon 200mm f2.8L
- Canon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 IS
- Canon 50mm f1.8
- Kenko Teleplus 2x

=> For wide field imaging at night, scenery, snapshots, as well as during partial eclipse and totality

3. Konica Minolta Z5

=> For taking video clips as record

4. Canon 10x30 IS

=> For visual observation during night time, as well as during totality

5. Gitzo G106 tripod + Manfrotto 410 Junior Geared Head

=> General photography, night photography and totality

6. Takahashi TG-SP II

=> Wide field night sky and totality

7. Thousand Oaks Solar Filter Type 2+

=> Partial eclipse observation and imaging

8. Sony Vaio PCG-U3

=> DSLR control as well as general purpose

I left out the Coronado Solarmax 40 / BF10 since the project which I intended to do can be done for partial solar eclipse, and therefore, I also left the DMK as well.

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