" I received my Astro-Physics 1200GTO mount in early October (1999). It is simply phenomenal! It and the portable pier are well worth the money I spent on them. The "goto" feature has been extremely useful for locating objects for imaging.

The top picture is a 18" f/4.5 Newtonian that I have been "dialing in" for use on my 1200GTO. The open frame OTA assembly weighs about 100 lbs, and about 115 with
CCD camera, etc.

Astro-Physics 155EDFS Refractor. I acquired this used in September 2000. It is an exquisite medium aperture refractor. Superb for planetary and lunar viewing. Also excellent for CCD imaging!

Astro-Physics Traveler 105mm Refractor. As with my 155EDFS I acquired this scope used I am using it for wide field imaging with my ST8E."

Ray Gralak

Visit his site at:
http://www.gralak.com/Astro/Astro.html