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  1. REDUCED - SKYWATCHER DELUXE 2x BARLOW

    Thanks Jkulin - I have PM'd you.
  2. REDUCED - SKYWATCHER DELUXE 2x BARLOW

    This is now reduced to £10.
  3. ORION ST80 REFRACTOR

    This ST80 is now sold. Thanks for all who looked and contacted me.
  4. M101

    I ditto this. Spent ages faffing around in DSS to no avail. Use PS/GIMP/Lightroom. Levels and Curves are your friends.
  5. Jupiter's moons

    I would use software like Stellarium to get info on this (although it will be a background star), but none the less will show you the names of the moons you are looking at. Regards
  6. ORION ST80 REFRACTOR

    Sorry, local pickup only - can't guarantee how it would arrive.
  7. EQ3-2 Mount Vibration

    You could also consider trying to get hold of a Celestron CG4 tripod. This has tubular legs and is more solid. The CG4 head is the same as the EQ3-2. Tripod and head shown here: https://www.firstlightoptics.com/celestron-mounts/celestron-omni-cg-4-mount.html Regards
  8. ORION ST80 REFRACTOR

    Haha it's always the way ....... see you soon ...............
  9. Hello (again) I have a Skywatcher Deluxe 2x Barlow for sale. Hardly used, so in great nick! £15 inc. postage. Thanks
  10. Hello I have recently upgraded so have my beloved Orion ST80 for sale. It is OTA only with tube rings and Vixen style dovetail bar in the original padded case. It has been very well looked after. Collection from Chesterfield. £60. Thanks.
  11. Just to be clear (sorry if this has been noted :/ ) - if looking in the direction of Sagittarius (not that easy from UK) you are looking towards the Galactic Centre. In the opposite direction looking into Taurus/Auriga you are looking out of the Galaxy towards the edge. Auriga is one of my new favourites as it contains a few Messier objects.
  12. Registax & window 10

    Nothing yet. Been using Windows 10 and DSS for about 1 year now. It would be very beneficial though to upgrade your computer RAM if you can - more is better.
  13. Best astronomy/planetarium app?

    Sky Map is surely the best (free) app for this ..........
  14. USB to Serial

    Ditto that Jim - my first adapter was a cheapo ebay special and worked with nothing, I might as well have made it from cheese!! :/
  15. Ring Nebula in Lyra

    Thanks Steve, much appreciated.
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