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About Ronclarke

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    Model railways and birding..
  • Location
    Newark on Trent Notts
  1. Ronclarke

    Beautiful Sadr....

    Awesome image, well done
  2. Ronclarke

    The Dumbbell nebula

    Great image, well done!
  3. Thanks John Ron G0IBI
  4. I use one on my ED80, great focuser's!!
  5. Ronclarke

    Need some help

    A 130 Newtonian on a HEQ5 should have no trouble tracking either a planet or a DSO (provided it is set up right, PA'd balanced etc) Ron
  6. Barr and Stroud, good strong bins!! Ron
  7. After trying a few ideas, (casters, rails etc) I decided on a flip over shed/cover. I have yet to clad it and paint it (this weekend I hope!) but it seems to work well.
  8. Ronclarke


    I like that, well done..
  9. Ronclarke

    Best astrophotography software

    The new version of APT now caters for Nikon camera's and is free, brilliant software.. Ron
  10. In the camera plans there is an option to do focusing frames that will not be saved, check your exposures and try that?? Ron
  11. I use .25 or .50 of a second and ISO 100 or Auto, check the histogram.. Ron
  12. My ED80 has a Astro Altair flattener/reducer, a M48 T ring then my Canon 1000d and I have no trouble focusing. The draw tube is about 2" out of the scope and I use a Batinov mask to fine focus. if your set up can't do that then I should get back to your supplier asap... Ron
  13. Ronclarke

    M51 HaLRGB

    Great image, worthy of a poster proclaiming astronomy!! Ron
  14. Mine was spot on out of the box, I always remove my 2"-1.25" adaptor and use the collimator's 2" adaptor. I find it more accurate and although my MN190 stays well collimated it always seems to produce very fine, focused stars. Hope this is helpful? Ron
  15. Ronclarke

    First Planetary Image Ever!

    I think that's a great first effort, well done.. Ron

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