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Lee_P

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  1. 12V 2A. Here's a photo of the label on the AC Adapter
  2. Science communication could be an option for you. I did a degree in astronomy but found that sharing my passion with others was more fun than research! I've worked on loads of interesting projects, spent 10 years running the planetarium in Bristol, and now do astronomy writing as a freelancer, mostly for ESA. So it is possible to make a career out of it, although it's a competitive field -- and Covid is really hammering the sector, with science centres slashing budgets and making redundancies
  3. @FLO Do you think the stock issues will mean there's no ZWO 10% off sale this November? (I think there's a sale every year but I could be wrong!)
  4. Books are paperbacks, used but in good condition. Prices includes UK postage. (£3 discount if you can collect from central Bristol. Lower prices if you buy multiple books so I can combine postage). Payment via bank transfer or Paypal, buyer to pay fees. Telescopes and Techniques: An Introduction to Practical Astronomy (Second Edition), by Chris Kitchin. 2003. £8 The Extravagant Universe: Exploding Stars, Dark Energy, and the Accelerating Cosmos, by Robert P. Kirshner. 2004. £8 The Case for Mars: The Plan to Settle the Red Planet and Why We Must, by Robert Zubrin. 1997. £6 SOLD Philip’s Astronomy Dictionary (Second Edition). 1999. £6 Cosmology and Controversy: The Historical Development of Two Theories of the Universe, by Helge Kragh. 1999. £20 Universe (Sixth Edition), by William J. Kaufmann and Roger Freedman. 2002. Note: does not come with original accompanying CD. £10 Bad Astronomy: Misconceptions and Misuses Revealed, from Astrology to the Moon Landing "Hoax", by Philip Plait. 2002. £6 This New Ocean: The Story of the First Space Age, by William E. Burrows. 1999. £8 Introducing the Universe, by Felix Pirani and Christine Roche. 1997. £6 Introducing Science, by Ziauddin Sardarand Borin Van Loon. 2002. £6 The Making of the Atomic Bomb, by Richard Rhodes. 1986. £10 Art & Physics: Parallel Visions in Space, Time, and Light, by Leonard Shlain. 2001. £10 The Copernican Revolution: Planetary Astronomy in the Development of Western Thought, by Thomas S. Kuhn. 1985. £10 The Golem: What You Should Know About Science, by Harry Collins and Trevor Pinch. Second edition, 1998. £6 The Born - Einstein Letters: Friendship, Politics and Physics in Uncertain Times, by Max Born and Albert Einstein. 2005. *Hardback edition* £30 Guns, Germs and Steel: A short history of everybody for the last 13,000 years, by Jared Diamond. 1998. £6 Countdown To Apocalypse: A Scientific Exploration Of The End Of The World, by Paul Halpern. 2000. £6
  5. I'm in a similar situation, not being able to balance the ZS73 with a camera attached. The spacers arrived yesterday, which helps with the issue of the focus screw getting in the way, but I'm finding that I still can't move the dovetail very far back because of where the space for the M6 bolts are. Am I missing something obvious..?
  6. That's another great shot, thanks for sharing. Have you ever done imaging with mono +filters, to offer comparisons?
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