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astrostu

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  1. Put me down for one Sent from my D5803 using Tapatalk
  2. It's good to see your still marching on with your project I will be doing something similar with my next observatory when we eventually get round to moving house. I love how small and compact you have made it
  3. Hi gonzo just stumbled across this thread while looking for information on the atik titan.... And now I'm thinking I need to build one of these obsys for myself!!! Have you sold your titan yet? Cheers, Stu ~
  4. Nytecam nice shots! Your images on here and videos on YouTube always inspire me! I assume these images of eris were taken with your lodestar and your made scope? I'm thinking about getting a small cheapish ccd for using with small refractors st80 and st102. Looking for someone who has done imaging with a similar set up.
  5. It's gonna have to be this beauty by officina stellare. Maybe one day Sent from my iPhone using fums
  6. Watched this the other night and thought the same. I saw it and thought grate this will explain it all! But was a bit disappointed in the lack of info about how to actually measure the transit of the planet on the desired star. I've got a tracking mount so don't need to build a barn door. Like the idea of just using a camera lens to gather data to measure a transit. But there wasn't enough info Sent from my iPhone using fums
  7. I have d3100 and love it! Sent from my iPhone using my fums
  8. Think this may be better quality image Sent from my iPhone using my fums
  9. Hi ash, I have a skywatcher eq3 synscan here http://www.firstlightoptics.com/skywatcher-mounts/skywatcher-eq3-pro-synscan-goto.html And I used it with a st102 refractor here http://www.firstlightoptics.com/startravel/skywatcher-startravel-102t-ota.html And a Nikon d3100 here http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B00403MA4M And took this image of the Orion Nebula last winter it's far from perfect but I put little effort and got this Have a look on here for a guy Stan26 his images are amazing and he has a similar set up. Hope this helps and clear sky's ! Stu ~ Sent from my iPhone using my fums
  10. I'm looking for some where to buy/ download astronomy research material? Amateur or professional I'm not fussed. I saw an awesome piece on here from robbieince I think here... http://stargazerslounge.com/index.php?/topic/149898-Kielder-deep-field---Final-part-of-Kielder-star-party-spring-2012-%28Part-4%29 And got me wondering if there is anywhere you can look for download or purchase similar papers amateur or professional?? Thank you in advance guys Stu. ~ Sent from my iPhone using my fums
  11. A years subscription to astronomy now!! Well done my wife !! Love you !! Sent from my iPhone using my fums
  12. Well done google ! Go kepler! Sent from my iPhone using my fums
  13. Ah! I knew it there is always a reason ! And lets know how you get I. It will be worth it! Sent from my iPhone using my fums
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