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by justanotherpete
26 Nov 2018, 15:33
Forum: Club News
Topic: This Forum & the Future...
Replies: 0
Views: 51

This Forum & the Future...

Dear all, The software that runs this forum is ancient and, having previously lost pictures posted by members and on several occasions forum functionality, somewhat unreliable. It is therefore the intention of the Committee to move the forum function to our Dalgety Bay Astronomy Club Closed Group Pa...
by justanotherpete
26 Nov 2018, 15:18
Forum: Meetings
Topic: DBA Christmas Meal 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 244

Re: DBA Christmas Meal 2018

Tim,
I've PM'd you about the Xmas meal. Btw do you have Facebook as the club now has a closed group page there now.
by justanotherpete
06 Nov 2018, 14:56
Forum: Meetings
Topic: DBA Christmas Meal 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 244

Re: DBA Christmas Meal 2018

As I didn't make it to the October meeting to collect deposits for the Christmas meal, I've added photos of the menu below. Could you please indicate whether you wish to attend by replying to this post as soon as possible so that I can pay the deposit by the end of next week. Please include your ful...
by justanotherpete
10 Oct 2018, 15:43
Forum: Meetings
Topic: DBA Christmas Meal 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 244

DBA Christmas Meal 2018

The Dalgety Bay Astronomy Club Christmas Meal will be at Louie Brown's on Tuesday 4th December at 7pm, the total cost per person is £25.95. For club members who would like to attend please note the following... A non-returnable deposit of £10 per person is required as soon as possible, I will be col...
by justanotherpete
26 Aug 2018, 10:16
Forum: Astronomical Events
Topic: Astronomy Scotland Stargazing Evening 01/09/2018
Replies: 0
Views: 194

Astronomy Scotland Stargazing Evening 01/09/2018

For those of you not watching the DBA FaceBook page, Astronomy Scotland, their FB page link is here... (https://www.facebook.com/groups/astrosco/) and then check the Events tab. ...will be running a Stargazing Evening on Saturday September 1st at Powrie Park, Abernethy (nr Perth). Starts at 1900, fi...
by justanotherpete
31 Dec 2017, 18:34
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Horse Head and Flame Nebula
Replies: 5
Views: 1246

Re: Horse Head and Flame Nebula

Where did you image this from by the way, up at the reservoirs in Glen Devon ?
by justanotherpete
22 Dec 2017, 00:43
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Horse Head and Flame Nebula
Replies: 5
Views: 1246

Re: Horse Head and Flame Nebula

Wow! Nice image Darius :) With the new 80mm triplet?
by justanotherpete
24 Nov 2017, 20:39
Forum: Meetings
Topic: Night out.....under sky
Replies: 2
Views: 811

Re: Night out.....under sky

Can't tonight, but need to try out the autoguider, so soon :)
by justanotherpete
24 Nov 2017, 20:37
Forum: Practical Astronomy
Topic: Mount TLC
Replies: 7
Views: 1460

Re: Mount TLC

Yes indeedy why not :) Any joy with the belt drive guy yet ? Bought an autoguider as an easy entry to guiding, one of these... https://www.firstlightoptics.com/guide-cameras/skywatcher-synguider-autoguider.html Quite fancied just a minimalist guiding solution then using the DSLR, the android tablet ...
by justanotherpete
23 Nov 2017, 17:27
Forum: Practical Astronomy
Topic: Mount TLC
Replies: 7
Views: 1460

Re: Mount TLC

Hi Darius, I don't have that part, but couldn't you adjust the counterweights so that when tracking they keep gear wheel pressure on the worm in one direction, against the driving direction of the worm i.e. when the counterweight is to the west then scope heavy by setup and when the counterweight is...

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