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  1. Andyk93

    Rowan belt mod

    Thanks very much everyone This is what I’m going to do, it’s only £70 more to get somebody professional to do it and it will save me worrying about if I’ve done it right
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    Rowan belt mod

    Hi everyone, I have an neq6 which is about 2 years old, it’s not been used that much but I am looking to do a belt mod to it to reduce the backlash in the mount. Does anybody have experience in fitting one of these and is the adjusting simple to do? I don’t want to do the modification myself and then keep stripping it for weeks finding out I need to tighten something slightly. I was hoping the kit was an install and forget kind of thing? If it is something that needs quite a bit of adjustment then I will probably get a professional to do it. Thanks Andy
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    Skywatcher 0.9x coma corrector

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    Kendrick solar filter

  5. Hi, I am selling my Kendrick white light solar filter, fits 157mm-167mm outer diameter of telescope tube. Used on a 130p-ds a few times. Perfect condition £20
  6. Hi, I am selling my skywatcher coma corrector. I have now changed to a refractor and have never used the coma corrector so is brand new. £80, willing to post. thanks for looking
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    Horsehead HA + rgb

    Thanks for those pointers, I’ll give it a go tonight again. I think there is a tool in pixinsight that balances signal in the channels so I’ll see if that helps too
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    Horsehead HA + rgb

    I will have a look in the blue data and see what’s happened. I didn’t realise until you pointed it out, and will also try to add the missing red subs with ha ones because I hadn’t thought of that. Thanks very much for the help!
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    Horsehead HA + rgb

    It definitely is, although this uk weather doesn’t help anyone
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    Horsehead HA + rgb

    Hi, this is my first full image with my setup. Taken with WO star71 II and atik 383L+. It’s 4hr40 of 10 minute HA subs. 3x10minute red, 5x10minute blue, 5x10minute green. I’m pretty sure others would get a much better result out of the data. The peaks of the histogram weren’t equal because I had to throw away a lot of red subs so I’m assuming that’s why it’s more pink than red. Thanks for looking and any feedback/pointers greatly appreciated.
  11. Andyk93

    What is a better choice?

    I would go for the ed80. Having had a 130p-ds I moved onto a refractor because I didn’t like refraction spikes and I had no collimation or messing around to do. It just works
  12. Andyk93

    My first ha, the Horsehead

    Thanks very much
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    My first ha, the Horsehead

  14. Andyk93

    My first ha, the Horsehead

    Thanks, I always look at your images and that’s where I’m aiming for.
  15. Hi everyone. this image was taken with a star 71 II, neq6 + atik383l+. 4hr40 total integration time on different nights 28x600s. I have tried my hardest at processing using pixinsight so any criticism is welcomed. I don't think I have done the data justice to be honest but I've tried my best. thanks for looking!

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