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by goldblade1983
30 Dec 2014, 18:43
Forum: Meetings
Topic: tonight
Replies: 0
Views: 211

tonight

Off to braefoot tonight if anyone about? My mobile is on the mobile number bit
cheers
Brian
by goldblade1983
12 Aug 2014, 20:52
Forum: Meetings
Topic: Not a meeting but a site
Replies: 2
Views: 379

Re: Not a meeting but a site

Noticed the link before is wrong - place i mean is about a mile up the road here:

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@56.2618594,-3.5805861,224m

This bit has a much more open clearning!
by goldblade1983
27 Mar 2014, 14:00
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: LX90 astrophotography
Replies: 3
Views: 767

Re: LX90 astrophotography

Thanks I actually deforked it and bought an neq6. Next step is to piggy back apo on the top of the LX90 (probably 90mm) so can use either for autoguiding and the other for photographs. Even with NEQ6 finding that max exposure without autoguiding is probably around 45seconds. Think that's mainly due ...
by goldblade1983
27 Mar 2014, 13:51
Forum: Meetings
Topic: Not a meeting but a site
Replies: 2
Views: 379

Not a meeting but a site

Hi Guys Been doing some research on a darksy map for local places with low light poluution. I came up with this place https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@56.255994,-3.5892496,17z - in the clearing on right hand side of road. It's 30 min drive away from Inverkeithing. There's parking for about 3/ 4 cars. ...
by goldblade1983
24 Mar 2014, 13:26
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Jupiter and Moon
Replies: 3
Views: 273

Re: Jupiter and Moon

Thanks
Just spotted that the url doesn't show the whole pic - you can download it to see red spot!
B
by goldblade1983
21 Mar 2014, 14:08
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Jupiter and Moon
Replies: 3
Views: 273

Jupiter and Moon

Two pics from new dark site - 11 March 2014 - if you're interest in location message me - it's 30 min drive away but worth it! Moon - http://liaygbji.myknowhowcloud.com/item/d56d1da2c806410196d1fddbb55588b7 Jupiter http://liaygbji.myknowhowcloud.com/item/94f181c648774f449055f650edc5a855 Cheers Brian
by goldblade1983
06 Mar 2014, 18:42
Forum: Meetings
Topic: Event this saturday - 8 March at Dundee Sceience Centre
Replies: 0
Views: 230

Event this saturday - 8 March at Dundee Sceience Centre

See below from extract from email I received from Dundee Science Centre about an event in conjunction with Dundee Asto Soc on Saturday 8 March SKYNIGHT at Dundee Science Centre Skynight has been devised by the Discovery, Science, Engineering and Arts Group, in partnership with Dundee Astronomical So...
by goldblade1983
10 Feb 2014, 13:47
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: New Supernova - M82
Replies: 3
Views: 509

Re: New Supernova - M82

No problem - haven't seen it myself.
On another note just upgraded to NEQ6 so when I get a chance to actually get it working (cmon clear skies) hopefully be posting some more photos!
B
by goldblade1983
23 Jan 2014, 13:44
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: M42 - my first 'decent' attempt
Replies: 2
Views: 379

M42 - my first 'decent' attempt

http://liaygbji.myknowhowcloud.com/item/2d41ce951f7144bf8d668bd0707f76bf http://liaygbji.myknowhowcloud.com/item/42414f21a4584350883c27f7990934bd LX90 (+focal reducer) , Prime focus with Sony Alpha 300, 4 dark shots and around 10 or so at 30 second exposure. THink that's about the best I can do wit...

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