ASTROIMAGING ON THE GREEN
Meet Jimmy Walker: Professional golfer by day, astroimager by night. As he's traveling the country winning major golf events like the Fry's Open, Sony Open, AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, and most recently 2016's PGA Championship, Walker uses a Celestron telescope housed at New Mexico Skies (NMS) to conduct astroimaging sessions remotely. While he's on the road, Jimmy can process stunning astrophotography of galaxies, nebulae, and more in between rounds.
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Advanced VX mount
Universal Mounting Plate, CG-5
Polar Finderscope, AVX
Luminos 31mm EP
Luminos 19mm EP
Luminos 10mm EP
Ultima Duo 13mm EP
Elements FireCel Mega6
Learn more about Jimmy Walker's favorite Celestron telescope, the Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph
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