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by twinsen
19 Sep 2007, 08:54
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Megapixel Webcams
Replies: 7
Views: 4630

I spose the higher res is better as it allows you more flexibility say for imaging the moon. Is the chip size twice as big though or just the resolution?

Alex
by twinsen
16 Sep 2007, 23:04
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Megapixel Webcams
Replies: 7
Views: 4630

think your camera is actually a cmos chip i havnt seen any ccd high res cameras i think ccd is more sensative for the same size sensor.
by twinsen
16 Sep 2007, 22:53
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Light Pollution map of forth estuary
Replies: 4
Views: 8019

I just overlaid this image http://www.roe.ac.uk/roe/support/pr/pressreleases/070117-darkskylaunch/darksky01.jpg which i got via google onto a windows live map of scotland you could do the same for anywhere in the uk the above one is created by cpre I think? There are others availiable from below htt...
by twinsen
15 Sep 2007, 16:54
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Light Pollution map of forth estuary
Replies: 4
Views: 8019

Light Pollution map of forth estuary

thought this might be usefull to you guys near edinburgh its kinda centred on the east side a bit but this is to include my town. I kinda feel sorry for you guys been stuck so close to edinburgh. Anyways please comment http://gallery.myff.org/gallery/_138287/forth_estury_lp.jpg Click to see full siz...
by twinsen
15 Sep 2007, 16:50
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Midnight Sun #2
Replies: 5
Views: 3566

wow all i had on the boat back from norway was a very bad case of sea sickness :(
by twinsen
02 Aug 2007, 16:56
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: M31 2nd August 2007
Replies: 2
Views: 2902

M31 2nd August 2007

Took this last night my second attempt at M31 this is ~ 20min exposure through my 300mm camera lens and a 300D

Image
Click to see full size image

Alex
by twinsen
14 Mar 2007, 19:17
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: More eclipse photos
Replies: 2
Views: 2959

More eclipse photos

Hope you dont mind me posting my eclipse photos here.

Please comment.

Taken with a EOS300D + EF300mm F4
Image


Image

Alex
by twinsen
14 Mar 2007, 01:26
Forum: New members
Topic: Hi from north Berwick
Replies: 2
Views: 4247

Hi from north Berwick

Hey guys Solar B just told me about your club starting. Sounds quite cool i was/am in edinburgh astro society but its all acounting and no astronomy even though some of the talks are good. I dont think id be able to make it to the meetings regulary as north berwick is about 50mins away but i might b...

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