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Philip R

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About Philip R

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    the Tupolev Tu-154/x (NATO name: "Careless") * shortwave radio listening SWL/DX * Hi-Fi * ukulele * yo-yo * frisbee * kite flying *
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    somewhere between... 51.43N, -0.93W
  1. I use the Altair Astro mirror diagonal with my ETX105 & C6/SCT...
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    Moon Filters for Visual Observation ?

    If I do... ...I just use a variable polarising filter - note: this type is only available in 1.25".
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    Hello from Sutton, UK

    Hi @eshy76 and welcome to SGL.
  4. Philip R

    baader on ebay

    No wonder Cuba had a shortage a of loo rolls a few years ago.
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    Hello from South Oxfordshire

    Hi Jack and welcome to SGL. Where in South Oxfordshire are you ? I used to live in Sonning Common, but now live in Lower Earley. ...he forgot Reading.
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    Hirsch SCT F0.63 Reducer/Corrector in Box £40

    Is it still for sale ?
  7. Philip R

    Hello from Windsor, UK

    Listing here ---> http://www.astronomyclubs.co.uk/Clubs/Default.aspx?CountyId=10
  8. Philip R

    Hello from Windsor, UK

    Hi @urandom and welcome to SGL , and not to far along the M4 (west) from you.
  9. As long as you remove the finderscope bracket, it should not need re-aligning everytime.
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    I got cloads of clouds if you want more!
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    Meade 6.7/8.8 UWA 5000

    Just noticed the title says '...UWA 5000' ...mine is a 'UWA 4000' ...classic e/p though!
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    Christmas Moon

    Nice image from a digital compact camera. Not related, but... ...for me it's clouds and having get to work at silly o'clock.
  13. Philip R

    ISS, Venus.

    Super image.
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    Meade 6.7/8.8 UWA 5000

    I am glad to see that the 8.8mm works in another small aperture refractor, (ED70). When I received my s/h one a few weeks ago from another SGL’er, the first thing I did was to try it in my TeleVue Ranger on terrestrial target. It was very good indeed.

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