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  1. Very nice Mike 😎 When I first looked at the latest picture you have posted I spent a few seconds trying to figure out how you had managed to mount an iPhone in the middle of the red dot finder
  2. New Meteorites!

    "New Meteorites" sounds like an oxymoron
  3. Show us your Solar Observing Equipment

    And how did it go? Did you get any good observing? 😎
  4. Show us your Solar Observing Equipment

    Yip - me too They are definitely a big improvement on the stock helical focuser.
  5. Show us your Solar Observing Equipment

    Very nice, John. Is that a FeatherTouch on the Lunt 50?
  6. Dawn planets - and moon!

    That sounds great, Kerry I just wish I had any view at all of the south east horizon
  7. I got up at 6am today in the hope of seeing the conjunction but when I opened the curtains it was wall to wall cloud
  8. Well done to those who braved the cold to see this. It was cloudy here so I stayed in bed rather than wandering around our village with my bins looking for an eastern horizon. I just had a look at Stellarium and tomorrow looks good. The planets are still very close together and when they rise above the horizon the GRS is on show
  9. Farewell to Green Witch

    I just read the email. Sad to see a business go but I am sure Neil deserves a long and happy retirement. Good to see that Lee will be turning up at Altair Astro. I've always found him very helpful and I'm sure he will be a great addition to that business. Payment cards at the ready - the clearance sale starts tomorrow! 😎
  10. Pleiades

    Excellent. This is one of my favourite visual targets and it's nice to see an image that is not too over-processed. Great work - thank you.
  11. SGL 2017 SP - Pitch Plan

    Another time, mate - glad it worked out
  12. SGL 2017 SP - Pitch Plan

    @Grant, I'm booked on pitch 31 for Saturday night only but unfortunately I won't be able to make it. Feel free to re-allocate the pitch and my food voucher Hope to see you all next year. Cheers Derek
  13. That will be a big blow to the marketing department given that the WiFi feature is what makes it different from other SW mounts of this size
  14. But it’s not real astronomy...

    I suppose every walk of life has such blinkered people. I'd suggest you ignore him