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  2. Has it made a noticeable improvement through the scope? Will you be using your scope for visual or astro imaging?
  3. I also had a nice session today.
  4. Well I might buy a cheap smartphone adapter Mark, but I'm not going to go any deeper into the "dark side" than that !
  5. Hi Andrew, welcome to SGL, a great source of info and encouragement, the folks on here have helped me out numerous times when I have got a bit lost in the dark art of AP.
  6. thanks David, it wasnt great here mate, i could hardly see the faint proms. charl.
  7. thanks Dave, goodluck mate. charl.
  8. Very (Very) nice image Steve
  9. That’s a great M51! You have quite an array of kit listed in your signature, would it be possible to list which scope and camera you used for this capture? Thanks
  10. Very nice pics John - though slippery slope for a dedicated visual astronomer
  11. Yes should have been clearer it's the Star Patch folk done the Meade, still no reason Celestron can't manage similar I'd have thought. Dave
  12. Not exactly clear skies Stu, pretty murky and windy, looking clearer now and the wind's dropped of course Dave
  13. Let's be clear, neither Meade nor Celestron have found a fix, it's a dedicated team of "amateurs " who are offering it for Meade mounts. Michael
  14. Hello and a warm welcome to the SGL.
  15. Hi Andrew, welcome from another newcomer.
  16. They’re great John. I do like a coloured moon & love the subtle colours.
  17. Glad you got some clear skies Dave. My inner Alan Whicker voice is much better than when I try it out loud!
  18. pbc

    Skywatcher eq6

    Thank you Anne. Have DM'd you.
  19. Did you mean star clusters? Most globulars are not much bigger than most planetary nebula and as such need around 200x or higher to resolve.
  20. RiponJas

    Just saying Hi !

    Hello there and welcome
  21. Hello there and welcome
  22. I reckon I could knock up something a bit more substantial than that with better adjusters for less. Dave
  23. Just caught this one last time about ten minutes ago. Great to see how much it has rotated right towards the edge of the limb. Quite alot more edge on than earlier today. I can't separate the umbral areas any more, it's just one thinish line. Seeing is a bit ropey down low now too!
  24. Potential buyer found. chaz
  25. Yep, it's supported. I got it to work once... Literally took one picture and since then it hasn't worked for some reason... The problem is I can't remember the settings I used to get it to work that first time! haha
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