As of November 2011, this telescope now belongs to a new home.

This is Newton, my 6-inch f/5 Newtonian reflector.

This is Newton, a 6-inch f/5 Newtonian reflector

The scope is connected to a laptop for receiving tracking instructions. This particular hardware combination is called an autoguider setup, wherein a telescope automatically tracks predefined targets with the help of a computer. It is used in conjunction with a smaller Meade DS-60 refractor.

This image was taken during the National Astronomy Week public stargazing last February 2011, in Luneta Park, Manila.

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© Anthony Urbano (Manila, Philippines)