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Warning!Refer to equipment setup below, Everstar and its staff make no claims to the accuracy of the infomation presented here.   Perhaps it will help save you time and frustration. Be sure to ask a professional if you have questions about the information presented here prior to making any decisions based off of it.

These links journal our experinces on the subject. Click on the button for more info:

Mark's CCD & Asteroid Manual:         3.5MB .pdfl

The following information pertains the the following equipment setups

Everstar Scope One:

Everstar Scope Two:

  • StarMaster 24” F4.2 GOTO DOB
  • Apogee AP8P (used from ESO 1 when Mobil!)
  • FLI CFW 5 Position 2” Color Filter Wheel
  • Paracor
  • Astrometric SkyWalker Servo GOTO System (under considerationfor CCD)
  • Sky Tracker GOTO System
  • Sky Commander
  • Astrosystems Secondary Heater

Everstar Scope Three: (Antares Visual Observation)

Scope and Accessories were purchased at Lymax

  • 16" Starhopper purchased from OPT


Computers are all home built with Acer OEM:

  • Pentium II 450 (Server, communications, web site management)
  • AMD     K2 550 ((Pointing, Imaging, Guiding,Data Storage )
  • Pentium 233 , (Pointing, Imaging, reductions)
  • AMD     K6 II 550 (Processing)
  • Compaq AMD 450 Laptop (Mobile and tasker)
  • Toshiba P100 Laptop (Mobil for Viaual and 25” Operation)
  • Pentium II 233 , (MP3 Entertainment ;-)
  • AMD     Athlon 900 (image processing, remote operation)
  • Amiga   1200 (Internet, weather, IRC, Special image processing)
  • Tons of Hard Drive space spread amongst them! ;-)

Old Everstar Scope One: