Messier 2022 Participants

Todd K. Tuttle – NCKAS

Todd K. Tuttle (TKT)
Amateur Astronomer – NCKAS

  • Meade LightBridge 16″ f/4.5 Truss-Tube Dobsonian w/Televue Panoptic 68° Apparent Field Eyepieces 35-mm
  • Celestron NexStar 8″ (203.2mm) f/10 SCT OTA w/ Vixen GP-DX Equatorial Mount

Tracy Tuttle – NCKAS

Tracy Tuttle (TRT)
Amateur Astronomer – NCKAS New Astronomy Project

  • Imaging: TPO 6in (152 mm) f/9 Ritchey-Chretien w/0.79x Astro-Physics CCDT67 Focal Reducer (FL ~ 1079mm & FoV: 36’x36′), Orion Atlas EQ-G Mount, ZWO ASI533MC
  • Guiding: Orion 60mm helical guidescope & ZWO ASI120MM
  • Software: ASIStudio, AstroImager, PHD2, SiriL & Apple Preview
  • Visual: 8″ Orion Newtonian Dob & SkyWindow w/Orion 20×80 binoculars

Brett & Madison Beck (BMB)
Amateur Astronomers

  • Orion 8″ (203.2mm) f/4.9 Newtonian Reflector w/ Orion SkyView Pro Equatorial Mount
  • Bushnell IQCrew 76mm f/9.2 Newtonian Reflector w/AltAzimuth Mount

MRO Main Scope

Luke Schmidt -PhD (LS)
Texas A&M – Associate Research Scientist in the Texas A&M University Astronomical Instrumentation Lab, Department of Physics & Astronomy