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BenConway

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  1. Yes u have bought the eq mount for lx200
  2. hi i have an astro engineering eq mount.
  3. i use a LX200GPS Schmit-Cassigrein 12" on an LX400 mount.
  4. i live in quite an urban area around Barnet in London. I have altaz but i have also got an equatorial mount. Anymore info required guys
  5. i am just looking for all software, i will use it for planning, imaging, telescope control, processing and Image acquistion. Planetarium software is not really required but if it good then let me know. Thanks
  6. i would like to image with my setup but i also use the telescope for visual use. I do dso and planetary. I use dslr cameras. Thanks
  7. i use windows 7 soon upgrading to windows 8. I do all types of astronomy. By the way i have installed windows xp, vista, 7, 8 onto the computer so i dont need to worry about the operating system. Many thanks
  8. Hi guys, was wondering what software you suggest i should get. It can cost any amount. Please dont suggest software you don't have. Many thanks Ben
  9. And something to keep you warm. Also a battery pack
  10. get something to fight of the dew. maybe a setup to do astrophotography.
  11. i would suggest dew buster, even though very pricey, it is the only one that works well enough for winter weather.
  12. Hi there, may seem like a basic question but how do you do polar alignment? I know you have to align it with polaris but any other stars also how do you adjust the evalation of the equatorial mount, thanks. Ben
  13. i think you can just get the cheapest sturdy one.
  14. i have heard of sgl8 and am hopefully going to it
  15. sgl should host a global star party where everyone meets up with their scope (somewhere in the uk hopefull)
  16. here: On 5-6 June (depending on where you are in the world) Venus appeared as a moving sun spot. The small planet clearly travelled around the sun. It reached its peak on the 6th and definitely put on a show. This stunning event will be back on December 11, 2117. Until then Clear skies! (this one was a small one only for a free newspaper
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