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About Shelster1973

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  1. No worries. MultumInParvo your are next in line. Will send you a PM
  2. By eck, that generated a lot of interest. Current order of prospective buyers as follows 1 - Peterson 2 - MultumInParvo 3 - Azureus
  3. And just like buses, here is another one of these cracking cameras up for sale. I used mine in a Raspberry Pi All Sky Camera and had some great results with it. Videos of which can be seen here and here Comes with camera, nose piece, CCTV lens, USB Cable and ST4 cable. The lens is slightly faded in colour due to being outdoors in the ASC, but this does not effect it in any way other than cosmetics. A few scuffs on the caera body too, but purely cosmetic. Looking for £95 for this via bank transfer (prefered) or PayPal gift if I have to. Do not have orignal box, but will be very well protected and packed. Also open to collection for those luck enoough to live in Plymouth Thanks for looking and clear skies
  4. I do have an f4 Newt going if that interests you any? Sadly it is not the UK Orion, but the US one. Link to the listing is here, where you can see more details about it.
  5. As I am struggling to get my pier built at home, am now looking at moving to reemote imaging locations with my setup and as part of that, am looking into getting a hard travel case for my EQ6R-Pro. Has anyone else found a suitable case to store and transport this mount in? I don't have the original packing anymore either, so will eb doing my own foam inserts too.
  6. Ed That is pretty much how platesolving works yes. I do not use APT myslef, so cant say for sure how that functions, but for me using NINA, i just tell the mount where to go using Stellarium then platesolve in NINA. It uses Astrometry for its solving solution. Then when the result comes back, the software knows where it should bo pointing, compares this to where it actually pointing, resolves the differnec and moves the mount accordingly. It then re-syncs the mount so that it knows where it is pointing, takes another image and goes through that cycle again, unitlk it within a set tolerance. The you just carry on and image away. No updates are sent to Stellarium just provides the co-ordaintes for the mount to slew too, the update as mentioned is in the mount. I was a bit daunted when I first used it, but now would not go back at all. Have given up doing 3 star aligns and using handset - everyting is done via direct PC connection and platesolving now. Still have to do a Polar Align though. Hope that helps
  7. When I did mine a few years back, I used black felt sheets bought in the arts and crafts section of a local 'Range' store. Stick this down with Copydex or other similar glue and you will be fine. You can see some pictures of scope after flocking here
  8. Price reduced now to £300 which is a great bargain for someone
  9. Slightly bigger than what you wanted, but am selling on my 8" newt if that is of interest. Add is here and PM me if you want to know anything more about it
  10. Fred Was not that focused on grabbing such detailed info whe i did my first teardown, sorry, but as I have to go back in for some minor tinkering that I want to do to the power solution I have, will get the info and post back on here, along with any more detailed phots that I take along the way.
  11. As promised another example. Focus was pants on this attempt at The Bubble in Ha, but spikes can clearly be seen on bright stars
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