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mapstar

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  1. Thunder, lightning, massive hailstones... ahh, the beauty of June in England!

    1. mapstar

      mapstar

      Too true. Must be up there as one of the worst beginnings to June in recent years. 

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    1. mapstar

      mapstar

      Excellent stuff Danny. The whitby pier pic is nice I also have the same photo. Might post it one day :wink: 

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  2. Still pushing the glass,but getting ever so close...

    1. mapstar

      mapstar

      Hope to hear about the final stages soon. Keep on it 

  3. storm eleanor images inbound tonight

  4. on route to glencoe. Forcast is clear sky's woopp

  5. 2 sleeps left :headbang:

    1. mapstar

      mapstar

      How excited lol. Clear night up here last night turned in at midnight as it went milky. HH and Uranus 

  6. can you believe it, 1 year ago today i collected my 20" mirror. that time past quickly :eek:

    1. mapstar

      mapstar

      Bet it got some use last night Mike. Crystal clear here all night and looks like I missed a good night:confused3:

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  7. i now have 2 hrs of astro darkness :headbang:

    1. mapstar

      mapstar

      Shame about all this cloud and rain buddy! Hoping it gets it all out of the way now for a crystal clear winter :grin:

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  8. Hi Damian,

                      Dont like to mither you can you have a look at my mount please I have received new bolts so can pack it all up and send it to you.

    1. mapstar

      mapstar

      Yeah no worries Paul I'll pm you the address 

  9. merry christmas to all my friends at sgl, and thanks to the mods/admin and FLO for keeping it a safe place. all the best for 2017

    1. mapstar

      mapstar

      Agreed Mike/Stu. Oh and get Bala sorted buddy me and the SR71 need a run out at proper dark skies 

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  10. pentax xw 10mm incoming from the great steve at FLO :headbang:

  11. pentax xw 10mm incoming from the great steve at FLO :headbang:

  12. 1 sleep left untill the dob mob go to the isle of skye :icon_biggrin:

  13. 15 hours later and finally back to sphere again

    1. mapstar

      mapstar

      It has been a while since you posted an update I'd noticed.

      Keep us posted on your progress and we'll try our best to help. 

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  14. 15 hours later and finally back to sphere again

    1. mapstar

      mapstar

      Good to hear your still managing a few sessions Rick 

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  15. heading back to the sphere again

     

    1. mapstar

      mapstar

      Good to hear that you are still working on it. Hopefully the machine is helping. 

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  16. astro systems spider and secondary holder with dew guard should be with me tomorrow :happy11: pics soon of the 20" build

  17. After getting 'Sumo' under a dark sky, averted imagination is a thing of the past!!

  18. Turned edge blue's!

    1. mapstar

      mapstar

      It's actually a rolled edge so not as bad as I first thought. Not sure how long it will take Ian

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  19. "Once you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth."

  20. Telescope build nearing completion... hopefully!!

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