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  1. Right. So WH ... are you a dwarf then? That'd make a difference on the amount of daylight you get...
  2. Yes. Ignore the third set of numbers (seconds). Can't remember but pretty sure you get the option to put W or E in. If not then W is a negative when you get the +/- bit (you will get either the +/- or the W/E choice) Arthur
  3. Umm, 15:47:0W puts you somewhere in the Atlantic I reckon... try 0:15:47W Arthur
  4. The difference will be in the horizon and what time things rise and set. Personally, I'd go for CdC rather than Stellarium though - I don;t like the way Stellarium takes over the entire screen http://www.stargazing.net/astropc/ Arthur
  5. To tell the truth people, your best bet for small numbers of odd bolts is this guy: http://stores.ebay.co.uk/Tek-Hardware_UNC-Nuts-Bolts_W0QQcolZ4QQdirZ1QQfsubZ1909805QQftidZ2QQtZkm An email to him will usually get what you need and you don't have to buy hundreds at a time. Arthur
  6. The offer was about 2 weeks ago so they won;t be on the websites - you will just have to go to a store on the offchance... Arthur
  7. Yup - and there's still about 6 pairs at the Mile Cross Lidl in Norwich. I paid £15 for mine last time they had them in... Arthur
  8. http://www.astrobuysell.com/uk/propview.php?view=10067 Arthur
  9. Yup - go for the silicone. If you use a glue gun (good idea though it may seem) then be prepared for the mirror to part company with the spider on cold nights. Arthur
  10. Not at all Kain. 1/4 inch Whitworth (or UNC) with 20 tpi (teeth per inch) Arthur
  11. Yup - best advice is get the finder aligned and practise during the day moving the scope around. Arthur
  12. OK you lot! I strongly suspect that you are trying to maintain the black point of your "reworks" and so losing some of the finer bits of the image. Don't be afraid to have a background that is not perfectly black - in life it never is and a too dark black will make the image seem contrived imo. How's this? Arthur
  13. Me too. when the car got mashed the insurance company sent me to a certai n bodushop for repairs. Now - from experience I knew they weren't so good and told the broker this. "Sorry, that's the company we deal with..." was all they said. Anyway, went to let them have a look at t he damage and on the wall were several posters saying things like "We specialise in (insert car make here) repairs - you do not have to use the company your insurance company dictates...". Hmm, thinks I. Call to brokers... "Sorry, you have to use them" Call to insurance company - "That's correct Mr Edwards, you may use
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