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by Cosmic
19 Mar 2015, 12:25
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: SOLAR ECLIPSE GLASSES
Replies: 1
Views: 298

SOLAR ECLIPSE GLASSES

Hi All Please be advised all solar glasses now sold out i advertised then onhttp://www.dasoc.org.uk website and response was phenomenal Total Money Raised £55.00!
Geoff :D
by Cosmic
18 Mar 2015, 12:11
Forum: Astronomical Events
Topic: Volunteers needed - Burntisland Primary School Visit.
Replies: 9
Views: 1070

Re: Volunteers needed - Burntisland Primary School Visit.

Hi pete
Count me in
Geoff + Scope
by Cosmic
12 Mar 2015, 12:07
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Last Night
Replies: 1
Views: 225

Last Night

Had a wonderful evening 11th March 2015 The stars were out last night in all their glory so took the covers off the 8 inch Dobsonian and had a night of visual observing for a change. What a night! firstly tried locating objects with the finder scope but that proved next to useless on all but the br...
by Cosmic
16 Jan 2015, 15:26
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Anyone else going to Astrofest 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 194

Anyone else going to Astrofest 2015

Hi all I will be going to London for Astrofest 2015 6th and 7th february I'm going down on the 6th but will be attending Astrofest on the Saturday
regards
Geoff
by Cosmic
29 Oct 2014, 11:29
Forum: Meetings
Topic: meeting 28th October 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 239

meeting 28th October 2014

Hi All just a wee note say how much I enjoyed last nights meeting. The club telescope is a wonderful instrument we are very lucky to have it. Petes talk on the refurbishment was excellent and Pete is to be congratulated on his work. It's been a long time since I attended and how I missed my Astronom...
by Cosmic
23 Jan 2014, 16:31
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: M42 - my first 'decent' attempt
Replies: 2
Views: 379

Re: M42 - my first 'decent' attempt

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Hi goldenblade

Yes alt az mount difficult but not impossible if you keep exposures under a minute. You need more exposures to stack take a look at mine which is 60x 1 minute exposure stacked and processed taken with a canon 1000D and Equinox 80 ED scope.
regards
Cosmic
by Cosmic
28 Mar 2013, 11:27
Forum: Meetings
Topic: St Andrews University visit
Replies: 8
Views: 893

St Andrews University visit

Hi all Here is reply from Grant re Observatory visit Hi Geoff, Of course, we would still love to have you visit! I am away from St Andrews until next Thursday and then I will be around until early May. If you pick a few dates and let me know what suits you I will arrange it. Cheers Grant so we need ...
by Cosmic
25 Mar 2013, 10:40
Forum: Astronomical Events
Topic: Comet Panstarrs
Replies: 10
Views: 1065

Re: Comet Panstarrs

Hi Ian
never mind will send you a text in 110,000 years :D
Geoff
by Cosmic
25 Mar 2013, 10:38
Forum: Meetings
Topic: meeting 26/03/13
Replies: 7
Views: 774

Re: meeting 26/03/13

HI Chris
It is a Newtonian however collimation is achieved by adjusting the secondary mirror only as the Primary mirror is fixed and cannot be moved. I will try to assist you tomorrow night as I will be attending the meeting.
Geoff
by Cosmic
04 Jan 2013, 11:13
Forum: Meetings
Topic: Stargazing Live at the Fairmont 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 804

Re: Stargazing Live at the Fairmont 2013

Hi All finally have confirmation Ian Morison is deff on and will arrive at the Fairmont on Monday. Weather wise I have no idea if the Gods will smile on us. However, the Prof. will be on hand with an excellent selection of talks. He will bring several scopes and will do his now famous telescope talk...

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