Jump to content



  • Content Count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

Everything posted by JonnyTheBlade

  1. Hi Chris, I too have just got the 1145P but have not had a proper chance to try it out yet. It looks like a learning curve from here do you think? How are you finding the scope so far as I am still waiting hopefully as to what I will see.
  2. I've just got a heavy duty fishing box but there's not much in it. I'm a real beginner so it's still observing in the back garden (when the skies are clear) for me at the moment. I keep all my eye pieces in their original cases and then in a tuppaware box. I also have my flask and torch and reference books in there. Plus it doubles as a seat with a decent padding!
  3. Hi Tazni I'm in Sheffield too. Sheffield has a really good society, here is there website www.sheffieldastro.org.uk/
  4. Quick fix for this one. Take a flask out with you ready done!
  5. I may sound quite niave but are you guys all being serious?
  6. Does anybody know how or where I can purchase a carry case for my SkyHawk 1145P. I do have a template which came with BBc skyatNight Magazine but don't fancy cutting all that wood!
  7. Yes Thanks Cosmo, I was just thinking of using my girlfriends really but i like the idea of fishing out an old rear bike light from the garage now.
  8. Yes but it's saved me £10 including delivery charge! Astronomy is an expensive enough hobby as it is. I would never take short cuts on quality equipment or accessories but this is a good tip. Will the nail varnish stop any pin holes of white light?
  9. Hiya Mark, I don't have to ask twice which team you support. I am Sheffield born and bread and a fellow blade. You picked up on that pretty quickly. Maybe our signatures should read - Here's to clear skies and up the Blades!
  10. Thanks for all your welcome messages and the hint about the starhopping book, I am just starting my collection of reference and guide books and think that will be a sound addition
  11. Hello Everybody, I am a new member and new to Astronomy. I have always has a love of Astronomy and Celestial viewing but I’ve only just taken it up as a serious hobby. I recently purchased a Skywatcher 1145P as my first scope and so far am pleased with it aesthetically and the quality of it. However I have not managed to try it out properly yet due to busy time of year etc. I look forward to learning the basic including starhopping, charts and figures etc, although I made need some assistance!! Jonathan
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue. By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.