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About zicklurky

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  1. Hi, A friend's daughter has asked them for a telescope for Christmas, so I was wondering if anyone has one of these they'd like to sell? Thanks
  2. Looking for the above lens, thanks!
  3. Looking for the above, thanks!
  4. The ZWO ASI071 and QHY168C use the same APS-C sensor (same size as your Canon) and get good reviews. I have the QHY and love it. They're above your budget at about £1450, but you can get them used for about £900.
  5. Let me know if you are thinking of selling
  6. Looks great! I've got the same on order from FLO, looking forward to seeing your results.
  7. ALL ITEMS SOLD. I've decided to finally go for a bigger sensor, so I am selling my trusty Atik One 9.0, filters and tilt adjustor. All were purchased new by me. Images at the end of the post. First off is the Atik One 9.0 kit, which includes the Atik One 9.0 (which contains a 5 position internal filter wheel for 1.25" filters), Atik GP guider/planetary CCD, off-axis guider, faceplate so you can use the CCD without the OAG, 2" nosepiece, 1.25" nosepiece, and filter changer tool. The Atik One 9.0 has a very senstive 9MP Sony sensor. This has been an amazing piece of kit and has never had any problems or let me down. Puchased August 2014. Here is the link to FLO to read more about this kit: https://www.firstlightoptics.com/atik-cameras/atik-one-90-with-integrated-oag-and-atik-gp-kit.html I'm looking for £1600 £1500 or nearest offer (includes insured and tracked delivery). Can supply any images taken with camera. Next up are Astrodon 1.25" 3nm Ha and Oiii filters. They've just been sat inside my Atik since I bought them. Ha has a bit of dust on it, Oiii is virtually spotless. I've never touched or cleaned the surface of the filters. Looking for £420 each (includes insured and tracked delivery) Lastly is a Teleskop-Service M42 tilt adjustor. Looking for £20 delivered. Cheers, Chris
  8. Doh, was about to pull the trigger on this and it's gone
  9. zicklurky

    Lunt 50

    Thanks! Oh interesting, I was using the powermate after the diagonal. Is it better to position it before the diagonal?
  10. zicklurky

    Lunt 50

    Nice images! Pete, what capture settings do you use when using the powermate? What exposure length do you aim for? I can't find any info into whether it's better to lower the exposure time and increase gain, or increase exposure time and decrease gain. Chris
  11. Great, thanks for the replies. Good to know that's just how it works and I need to get better at tuning!
  12. Hiya, I recently bought a second-hand Lunt LS50THa B600PT to image with an ASI178MM, and I'm struggling getting the whole disc to show detail at the same time. I've not used a pressure tuner before, so I'm not sure if this is normal or not. I made a couple videos to show what I mean. In the first video I centered the sun in the frame and tune from all the way out to all the way in, and back out again (sorry for the shake!). In the second video I tuned for the sun in the center of the frame and then move the sun around the frame. Would you mind having a look? First video: Second video: https://youtu.be/DqUZrfFHNuI Thanks
  13. Few bits for sale, all only used a couple of times and pretty much mint condition: - Skywatcher 116mm tube rings (white) - £16 - Skywatcher 140mm tube rings (black) - £16 - Geoptik EOS adaptor - £70 - ADM vixen dovetail (11 inch) - £40
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