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by cometcob
03 Feb 2008, 07:47
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: my first moon pics
Replies: 6
Views: 4248

cant wait ...hoping for a clear night   8)
by cometcob
22 Jan 2008, 04:07
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: my first moon pics
Replies: 6
Views: 4248

Not bad for a first attempt. Surprised you could see as well as that, given all the haze we've had recently. Hey m8 I think you were spot on there ...took more pics and they seemed to be a lot clearer LOL probably due to haze  :oops: apart from running out of memory space ...had to sit and cop...
by cometcob
22 Jan 2008, 01:34
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: my first moon pics
Replies: 6
Views: 4248

Monday night going into Tuesday morning was pretty clear, I tried to take a normal photo of the sky but it didnt work out. I was letting the dogs out probably about midnight or just after and as usualy had a wee look up, the night sky was really smart, the sky was a wee bit hazy but it looked like t...
by cometcob
21 Jan 2008, 04:11
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: my first moon pics
Replies: 6
Views: 4248

my first moon pics

pretty naff using a cheapo digital camera held up to the lense thingy took about 25 or so but too much lense flair or something so only bits of them look half decent. http://www.cobsmail.co.uk/images/moon15.jpg http://www.cobsmail.co.uk/images/moon18.jpg http://www.cobsmail.co.uk/images/moon23.jpg
by cometcob
08 Jan 2008, 02:50
Forum: Media, TV and Internet
Topic: Youtube educational videos
Replies: 0
Views: 3286

Youtube educational videos

have found lots of great videos, mainly educational and mostly under the physics topic but a lot of info on cosmology, solar systems and the universe. great source for finding video clips etc about the solar system and stuff. I have added some of my favourites to my playlist http://www.youtube.com/p...
by cometcob
01 Jan 2008, 23:15
Forum: Practical Astronomy
Topic: Celestron Scopes
Replies: 6
Views: 11961

http://gallery.myff.org/gallery/189892/celestron-powerseeker-675.jpg Image attached. ----------- apparent specifications........... Maximum magnification 675x. Optimum magnification 225x. Full size equatorial mount with fine tracking controls. Fully adjustable aluminium tripod. Precise rack and pin...
by cometcob
01 Jan 2008, 23:12
Forum: Practical Astronomy
Topic: Equipment Storage
Replies: 0
Views: 3208

Equipment Storage

ok this might seem like a daft question but....... Is it ok to keep a telescope such as a Celestron 675 in a garden shed? I know the scope is obviously made for outdoor use and cold and damp may have affect on some parts, so I am wondering if it would be ok to store a scope in a shed which may be pr...
by cometcob
01 Jan 2008, 23:04
Forum: Practical Astronomy
Topic: Celestron Scopes
Replies: 6
Views: 11961

thanks for the link but think its the wrong model or something http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/5803680/Trail/searchtext%3ETELESCOPE.htm link to argos page with the correct image The only thing Ive managed to see is the moon everything else just looks as it does with naked eye :( i.e...
by cometcob
26 Dec 2007, 16:45
Forum: Practical Astronomy
Topic: Celestron Scopes
Replies: 6
Views: 11961

Celestron Powerseeker 675 Reflector

First night out with new telescope. Managed to find and see the moon without too much problems. Tried the 3 different eyepieces Eyepiece 20mm-1.25in (x45). Eyepiece 12mm-1.25in (x75). Eyepiece 4mm-1.25in (x225) Was well impressed with the detail on the moon after managing to get it focused. Played a...
by cometcob
18 Dec 2007, 04:10
Forum: Practical Astronomy
Topic: Software
Replies: 2
Views: 10452

Stellarium is superb, thanks for that  8)

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