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by justanotherpete
31 Dec 2017, 18:34
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Horse Head and Flame Nebula
Replies: 5
Views: 648

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: 648

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: 443

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: 783

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: 783

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...
by justanotherpete
26 Apr 2017, 10:51
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Jupiter
Replies: 7
Views: 1343

Re: Jupiter

Great pics Dariusz, the video clip is fantastic, look forward to the tutorial :)
by justanotherpete
16 Jan 2017, 14:14
Forum: Practical Astronomy
Topic: Reflector refurb
Replies: 2
Views: 811

Re: Reflector refurb

When you say refurbish are we talking cleaning (washing) which can be done at home once the mirror has been removed from the telescope tube using a process like this one... Clean the sink out. Have some dry clean towels handy, thin ones are best. Cotton wool (surgical grade is best if you can get it...
by justanotherpete
15 May 2016, 22:08
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: UK Petition Introduce Legislation to Combat Light Pollution
Replies: 0
Views: 429

UK Petition Introduce Legislation to Combat Light Pollution

There is a UK Parliament petition which closes on the 22nd July to, "Introduce Legislation to Combat Light Pollution". Please follow the link and support it...

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/119428
by justanotherpete
23 Sep 2015, 11:35
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Northern Lights Video (Link)
Replies: 1
Views: 549

Northern Lights Video (Link)

Great site for video of northern lights....
http://www.arcticlightphoto.no/page1
by justanotherpete
21 May 2015, 13:01
Forum: Practical Astronomy
Topic: Centreing your polar finder's reticle.
Replies: 0
Views: 475

Centreing your polar finder's reticle.

Link to a youtube video on how to centre the reticle in your polar finder using the three small adjustment screws...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G34fzcqwdIc

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