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    First Man

    Exceptional film making on every level. The tone, direction and narrow focus on the man in the plan was inspired from Chazelle. I think the choice of Gosling was the key component of success. His ability to humanise the mythological Armstrong proved that he is an actor of the highest caliber, unequaled among his peers. Much like the movies protagonist. As for Foy. She is sensational as Janet Armstrong and I believe the best actress of our time. Like all military folk, I know what it is like to leave loved ones behind to step into the void, often on a journey from which you may never return. That dedication to duty and single minded (often selfish) approach to the mission. As an amateur astronomer and space exploration advocate, I thought the telling of this amazing feat was pure brilliance. The director, cast, and all else involved in this sublime piece of film making should receive the highest recognition from their industry.
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    Universe to Go AR planetarium

    Brand new out of the box with complete accessories. Never used. £20 inc P&P https://universe2go.com/en/
  3. As new with original packaging and complete accessories. Only used on one imaging session. Selling because I prefer my DSLR for DSO AP. £40 including P&P
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    D3000 with 18-55mm, 35mm fixed prime and 85-300mm zoom. 2 x Bty, 2 x 4GB SD cards, Lowe Alpine camera bag, Slik Pro tripod. £100 Package includes original camera accessories including charger/USB etc. Mint condition
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    MAK 150 Pro Black Diamond

    Yes Johann, I can arrange that if you like
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    MAK 150 Pro Black Diamond

    Hi Mike, The OTA is 5.6kg and the focuser (link attached) is approx 1kg (EP dependant) Rick https://www.rothervalleyoptics.co.uk/ovl-dual-speed-2-crayford-focuser-for-sct-telescopes.html
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    MAK 150 Pro Black Diamond

    SW MAK 150 Pro. Excellent condition with superb optics. Comes with a SW SCT Focuser upgrade, dew shield and dew heater straps set up. £400 inc P&P if non collect (Brecon, Wales)
  8. Wow, We got emotional during this thread! Thank goodness we’re back on point. Before I run out and purchase an ED150 - are the optics the same quality as the ED80 - 120 range of DS Pro?
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    Which one?

    Hi folks, I,m looking to upgrade my ZWO ASI034MC and it would be great to get some advice. My scopes are Sky Watcher ED80 and MAK 150 Pro. In general I use the MAK for planetary and. Lunar imaging and the ED for DSO. Is there a multi role type imager I could utilise with both?
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    COMPLETED - Baader Hyperion 68 Degree Eyepiece

    Hi all, FYI - this item has been sold kind regards
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    COMPLETED - Baader Hyperion 68 Degree Eyepiece

    Hi mate, It is primarily 2” but has a 1.25” nosepiece
  12. 24mm, very good condition £35 including P&P anywhere in UK mainland

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