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andy fearn

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  1. Hi peter, thanks for reply, I think i will stick with stellarium as i am getting familiar with it. I have downloaded celestron driver and other ascom platform but with no luck. getting frustrated with it now. thanks again.
  2. Hi Peter,thanks for reply. I have been told that ascom can control the mount better. I was not sure if there is a program available to run celestron mounts in ascom.
  3. Thanks for reply Dr Ju - Ju, I have downloaded celestron driver but still come up with error message. in the top box it says EQ MOD 5/6 so am thinking it is not recognising celestron. I have read that the hand control will only work on an earlier program. (thread posted back in 2016) thanks for your input.
  4. Good evening, Am trying to connect Ascom to my avx mount but it says error timeout.has anybody had trouble like this. Identified com port 6,and works well with stellarium scope control.Any help much appreciated.
  5. Thank's for reply. I have managed to image M51 and having seen you'r single luminance i am actually very pleased with my result. thanks again and clear skies.
  6. WOW. Fantastic image. Does it take longer to process than to collect data ? I can't get my head around this stacking business.
  7. i have an avx on a pier.the only thing odd i used to experience was a strange whistling type noise when battery pack got low. No problems now mains powered. regards.
  8. Hi FaDG. Thanks for input, don't think it was a flare. it is sounding more like a meteor from the discription's on here. dannybgoode. i would be interested to see any image you may have of it. thanks in advance.
  9. Good morning, thanks for all you'r help. have just checked stellarium and i think the area was HIP 26588 (star). sorry did'nt note time. thanks for you'r input.
  10. Sorry, i meant meteor. Not sure exact time, i think between 8 and 9 pm. it was a quick streak of light, quite short. i am in the south east of England.
  11. Hi all did anybody see a white streak appear just left of orion last night.not sure what it was but think it was a comet.??
  12. Hi. great first attempt. keep it going and you will surprise yourself how quick it all improves. solid base is best. look forward to seeing your progress.
  13. Hi from north east kent coast (margate,ish).
  14. Better than my attempts.Brilliant.?
  15. Hi. i have recently purchased the 7500. The screen flip's out the back and not to the side which i thought would be better. Less likely to get damaged ?.
  16. andy fearn

    Hi from Kent

    Welcome from yet another north kent coast resident. It's infectious this astronomy lark, only been doing this for a couple of year's or so and have built myself an obsy already.?
  17. andy fearn

    Milky Way 4

    Fantastic image. Love it.
  18. Wow. Fantastic images.Thanks for sharing. Not so lucky here,nothing but cloud.
  19. Fantastic video of a very lovely area .Very clever editing.
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