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About Mach2k5

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    Wiltshire, UK
  1. I bought a Celestron 130EQ, £136, Lens Kit £58, Canon T-Ring £10. Dual Motor Drives £88 for RA & DEC with free downloaded Software to control it. The SLR Mount I found in a second hand shop and got for £20. so all in all £308. Now waiting for a clear sky as I got it all together delivered today and as per normal after 4 clear nights its bloody cloudy and raining...lol Oh and using my wifes Canon 350D... shhh don't tell her!
  2. I am based at Larkhill, especially on the Plains awesome for Stargazing, Low light pollution. Although I have just received my first Telescope a Celestron 130EQ.
  3. Mach2k5

    I am a Newbie

    I have just received my Celestron 130EQ. As soon as I put it together blessed clouds and rain, started. Lucky I was indoors.. Now getting used to the German mount.
  4. I am looking to attach to a laptop to record images, I have access to Saliisbury Plain where the light pollution is ultra low.
  5. Hi Ian, Upto £200 for starting, all round planets and celestial watching.
  6. I live in Larkhill, next to the largest training area in the UK, where there is very low light pollution. Which telescope should I get and what is a good starter scope?
  7. No it was a Clear Sky all Stars showing. I thought it was a Nebula
  8. I see a strobing effect in the sky Direction North, is it possibly a Nebula, able to see with naked eye???
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