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I've gone a bit technical

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Well normally I'm a bit of a " give it a go" or "I wonder what happens if I push this button" sort of bloke. Anyway for whatever reason I purchased a couple of ledger type books from Poundland and started two observational logs. One log for visual observations and one for the LVST (the Lowestoft Very Small radio Telescope). So last night, I used the moon to calibrate the focus points for my camera - telescope -barlow lens combinations and wrote it all down in my log book. Train spotting next!

The sky was a bit cloudy and the moon was in one of the gum trees at the bottom of my garden, so imaging was not really on but I quite liked this photo. Nice craters on the limb.

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I'm also part of the 'push it and see what happens club'!

usually something stops working or has unintended and often expensive consequences.

I'm trying to grow out of that habit and read manuals a bit more often.

It's not going very well.

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I'm also part of the 'push it and see what happens club'!

usually something stops working or has unintended and often expensive consequences.

I'm trying to grow out of that habit and read manuals a bit more often.

It's not going very well.

The manuals generally help, so does reading what  'skilled and experienced' members on the lounge have to say on many and various subjects, but I find I have also learned  much by trial and error.  Its a lot slower process and punctuated by mini-disasters but generally exciting!  Thanks for the comment!

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