First time taking the EdgeHD 14 outside since September 2021. The Astro-Physics mounts we've been using for deep sky imaging must have spoiled me because managing such a large and heavy setup on the CGEM DX seemed harder than I remember.
The Equatorial Zone is losing the orange color it has had to varying degrees since 2018. Infrared images show that more heat escapes when the zone is darker, indicating the typical white ammonia cloud layer that is higher and colder is gone. The loss of color indicates the ammonia cloud layer is returning.
Astro-Physics Advanced Convertible Barlow
Celestron EdgeHD 14
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