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kipstar

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  1. Sorry i do have a 32mm eyepice as well it come with the scope 2ich one so it doesnt get used alot and about the coma i only really look at and take pics of the planets and moon no tracking at the moment so pics of the star clusters and nebula are out of reach haha sorry about the spelling
  2. i have a modded phillips 900nc camera and started to computerize my scope for tracking
  3. I have 25mm 15mm 8mm all bst and a 10mm and a 12mm from my old skywatcher scope i had
  4. Need a new barlow for my scope i think i started a post months and months again im on my phone and cant find old post so fort i would ask again sorry does anyone now what sort of barlow would be best for my scope its my birthday so other people are paying hahaha my scope is a Revelation 16" f/4.5 M-CRF Truss Dobsonian if made my own stand forit it doesnt move a mm without me pushing it so very stable i did want a x5 powermate but not sure now if anyone can help would be great thank you
  5. hello im trying to find a bahtinov focus mask does anyone know of a good place to buy one from this is the telescope Revelation 16" f/4.5 M-CRF Truss Dobsonian (Black) not sure witch type to buy 16" Parabolic primary mirror 1/12wave Focal length: 1800mm, F/4.5 mirror is 400mm but the opening on the telescope inside to inside is 470mm so really not sure witch size to go to or is it just 1800mm focal length and 400mm aperture is all i need to know
  6. Hello ive been looking at dslr cameras trying to find one that can be used unmodded so i can still use it in everyday normal life i have a lx spc900 but just wanted somthing for when i take my setup out on the road to the dark places taking a laptop and stuff easier with just the dslr what does everyone think
  7. Thanks mate yer ive been reading about this projecthttp://www.codeproject.com/Articles/657252/Motorizing-a-Telescope-Part
  8. My new project need some help motorizeing it now does anyone on here now anything about stepper motors or will they even work on a scope this big
  9. Ok thats mate im just about to buy a couple of eye pieces and going to buy a new x3 barlow becouse mines old and seen better days haha thanks for your help
  10. Sorry didnt get back sooner Yer camera mod was best haha got a bit carried away i think cut the truss what was i thinking project box from maplin sorted cheers for your help mate do you know any good barlow lens i have a x3 rubbish one got with old sky watcher i seen a x5 on ebay but not sure do you think the scope could handle that it does get very dark here isle of wight
  11. hello need a bit of help i have this telescope Revelation 16" f/4.5 M-CRF Truss Dobsonian (Black) it works perfectly when viewing but when useing my phillips spc900 it will not focus it will with a barlow lens but not without. now i understand i need to push the primary mirror forward but can anyone help me with how to push it forward like what would the best way to go about it i was thinking of cutting the trusses down a little bit would that not put the primary mirror closer the the secondry and focuser but not sure of how much to do it and not long had the scope and dont want to kill it ha
  12. hello need a bit of help i have this telescope Revelation 16" f/4.5 M-CRF Truss Dobsonian (Black) it works perfectly when viewing but when useing my phillips spc900 it will not focus it will with a barlow lens but not without. now i understand i need to push the primary mirror forward but can anyone help me with how to push it forward like what would the best way to go about it i was thinking of cutting the trusses down a little bit would that not put the primary mirror closer the the secondry and focuser but not sure of how much to do it and not long had the scope and dont want to kill it ha
  13. hello ive been saveing up for a couple of weeks now been looking at this telescope would just like to know what people thought of it is it anygood for the price i have a 6inch reflictor at the moment and been useing it alot for 2 years its its good for a start but its upgrade time haha and does anyone know how i would go about getting it tracking for lx pictures i dont really want it to be a goto telescope becouse i love the hunt just as much as the image its amazing so hope im making a good choice with my new buy Revelation 16" f/4.5 M-CRF Truss Dobsonian (Black)
  14. Hi everyone im going to buy one of this and would like to know what sort of moto would i need to track objects across the sky and maybe mate it goto http://www.telescopehouse.com/acatalog/Revelation-16---f-4.5-M-CRF-Truss-Dobsonian--Black--1.html
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