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  1. wee stocking filler for the little 'uns http://www.johnlewis.com/john-lewis-man-on-the-moon-make-your-own-telescope-kit/p2247263
  2. got a good view tonight i think 15 sec exposure @ iso 800 f2 was too long though, what does everyone else do?
  3. struggling to get decent moon photos with my 200p I've got 200p pentax k-01 with t-ring adapter 1.25" t adapter barlow lens which unscrews the lens 32mm revelation eyepiece projection lens what ive tried : t-adaptor straight into the focuser - no focus t-ring screwed onto the 32mm eyepiece and then into the focuser and its not focusing sharply, i can adjust the eyepiece up and down it has a slider thing on it but it just doesnt have enough travel to get sharp focus t-ring screwed onto 32mm and then into barlow with no lens on it and it looks like it focuses the middle of the moon but the edges go out of focus so hard to get it properly in focus, good for adjusting how much of the moon to get in the shot but the not being totally focussed makes it a waste of time [http://i.imgur.com/dz9pY5n.jpg / http://i.imgur.com/RVBbjtw.jpg] t adaptor screwed onto t-ring and then in the barlow with no lens, this gives decent focus but its a bit too zoomed in not much use for the eclipse tomorrow am looking for a nice crisp picture of the whole moon [http://i.imgur.com/R4mO0xc.jpg] at this rate will be better off using a tripod and camera on its own or afocal many thanks for any tips
  4. monday morning? gonna be tired at work thats for sure fingers crossed for clear sky
  5. It's currently £278 from Jessops but using code 'BINOS10' brings the cost down to £250.20. http://www.jessops.com/online.store/products/89959/Show.html
  6. free eclips2 glasses with the daily record on thursday http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/special-features/promotions/free-eclipse-safety-glasses-thursdays-5350951 ugh! possible eye damage or buy the daily record, tough decision
  7. these are on offer @ amazon cable reel 20m
  8. on 11th Aldi have a solar system light, good crimbo pressie for nippers https://www.aldi.co.uk/en/specialbuys/thursday-11-december/product-detail/ps/p/solar-system-light-1/ if they dont shift them all they might even be reduced to clear afterwards to make way for the new stuff
  9. too cloudy and foggy here just now with breaks. but not enough
  10. decent DIY project, fancy making one of these, if only i wasnt lazy http://imgur.com/a/8ZjCA
  11. cripes , that new bird doesnt half talk at some turbo speed
  12. anyone made one of these before, a box and an inner tube, looks doable http://www.tomfangrow.com/hissdrive.html
  13. cloudy to the max here ah well stream finished,. didnt get to see much
  14. we likely to see this from here? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-2AbPcaU73o
  15. was seeing some pulsating waves etc was quite good this is from lochaber, saw it posted elsewhere http://i.imgur.com/sa9sXFH.jpg
  16. cool mods man, any updates?
  17. i made a rear cooling fan out of an old psu as it had a nice caged bit over the fan portion
  18. yeah man rude not to at that price, same sensor as the k-5 and I've got some pentax lenses anyway have done 1000 shots in a week and am happy with it something like this then?
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