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by justanotherpete
10 Oct 2018, 15:43
Forum: Meetings
Topic: DBA Christmas Meal 2018
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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
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Views: 140

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: 1220

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: 1220

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: 783

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: 1427

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: 1427

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: 2014

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: 1102

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: 623

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

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