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Tonynexevo925

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About Tonynexevo925

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  • Interests
    Formula 1, good food and drink, peaceful clear skies
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    Bedfordshire
  1. Very good images and I like the presentation format too
  2. Tonynexevo925

    July Lunar Eclipse

    Sadly the forecast for tonight is poor - I’ll keep my eye on th sky later maybe lucky to get a gap.
  3. Tonynexevo925

    Live rocket launch

    Amusing subtitles... always interesting to watch a launch
  4. Yes it is - very pleased with the performance both WL and normal night Astro
  5. Nice write up Mike, always a pleasure to read. I can relate to your experience completely. That’s a lovely looking scope and the performance sounds excellent too. I was amazed at the OOVX14 and now usually flip between that and the TV85 for night - though the VX14 can’t be described as portable it is still manageable and great for dso with the nexus push to system. I do use someone’s cast off 120ED for white light alongside the Lunt 80. I’ll be interested to learn what name Stanley’s brother eventually gets christened with
  6. Tonynexevo925

    Solar viewing protection

    I suppose we all get used to the conditions we live in... just sounds so hot compared to the U.K. we’re gritting the roads because they are melting A few cm of snow and we shut down, a few hot days and a few weeks with no rain and we’re ready for hosepipe bans - not very good at handling anything outside our fairly narrow comfort zone
  7. Tonynexevo925

    Solar viewing protection

    Totally agree
  8. Tonynexevo925

    Solar viewing protection

    Totally understand that comment - my half Irish dna really doesn’t like this weather.... Next up will be the air con version I’ve been managing mini sessions - just in shorts and fully screened with the solar shield - works for about 15 mins then need to dash into the shade to recover for a while Ironic - had some great viewing this week and it’s been incredibly hot and a full moon...
  9. Tonynexevo925

    Solar viewing protection

    I can’t cope with anything beyond low to mid 30C and that has to be near to a bar on holiday. I don’t know how you can manage such high temps - what about night time temps?
  10. Tonynexevo925

    Solar viewing protection

    Just noted your location - understand now, my cousin lives near Melbourne and has told me the tales of koalas and huge trees with heat to melt the sole of the shoes...
  11. Tonynexevo925

    Solar viewing protection

    Exactly... almost time for the water company to announce standpipes summer of 76 scenario
  12. Tonynexevo925

    Solar viewing protection

    It does actually work well though it was still hot in the 27c I suffered today
  13. Tonynexevo925

    Solar viewing protection

    Maybe I could label as a stealth shield Add in a dew heater or two and maybe a coolant version as Mars suggests
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