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louizi

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  1. I intend following the moon till full moon. I really wish I can keep photolog of what I see
  2. Lol... Am pleased to tell you sir, that I have been able to view the moon with my telescope. I saw details like what I see on TV. I've been studying the skies more since I got my telescope and iv been able to identify some very few constellations like Orion, and some planets like Mars, Venus and I think Uranus. What sir do you think I can look for with my telescope next?
  3. Thanks so much sir, am sorry for replying late, iv been having network issues due to the weather. I have manage to see the moon, it was an intriguing moment... I wish I was able to take a photo but I found it impossible because she was always moving and my telescope unfortunately is really shaky... But none the less... Am glad I saw the surface of the moon.. Its real what we see on TV... Its no science fiction...
  4. With my telescope I peered into the everlasting darkness of the night skies. Slowly I caught the brightness from a corner and I manoeuvre till it was centred this brightness I caught. Focusing, my heart ski pped a bit, two bits and the third... Then I saw, The moon, In her splendour... It was like looking at the face of god. She was grey, She was bold, She was beautiful... I love grey but... Who would have though t That grey can be so beautiful. I was overwhelmed By the enchantment of the moon. And I heard myself saying After a long moment of lunarhypnosis. 'I've seen the moon, and the moon sees me...'
  5. With my telescope I peered into the everlasting darkness of the night skies. Slowly I caught the brightness from a corner and I manoeuvre till it was centred this brightness I caught. Focusing, my heart skipped a bit, two bits and the third... Then I saw, The moon, In her splendour... It was like looking at the face of god. She was grey, She was bold, She was beautiful... I love grey but... Who would have thought That grey can be so beautiful. I was overwhelmed By the enchantment of the moon. And I heard myself saying After a long moment of lunarhypnosis. 'I've seen the moon, and the moon sees me...'
  6. Yeah.. Its 20mm, I can't even see anything with the 4mm...imagine what 2mm will be like. Yes it does have similar fitment, i lowered it in the picture I sent earlier. I have used the 20mm eyepiece without the 2X Barlow but with a moo filter, that is an image of the view, it only appeared green because of the moon filter.
  7. Smiling... Thank you so much sir, I wil do that tonight... Its just unfortunate the moon is not out yet, I long so much to see the surface of the moon.
  8. Wow... Thank you so very much sir, iv learnt so much from you and on this site. I would say am very luck to be hear. I will continue to practice with my telescope until am used to it and fully understand how it functions and hopfully soon I also would post pictures of celestial bodies I see from my telescope. Thank you again alan64, am so very grateful.
  9. Thanks for the help... These a pictures of what you asked for. Hope its detailed enough.
  10. louizi

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    Can my 20mm eyepiece see something this good?
  11. Am grateful for your interest in helping me find my way to becoming an a mature astronomer. I will definitely update my experience on this platform as I become better. Thanks again
  12. louizi

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    Wow... How did you catch this?
  13. Thanks JOC, I have a 20mm, 12.5mm and a 4mm 2X Barlow and 1.5X erecting eyepiece.
  14. Thank you so very much for this info and the encouragement. Am grateful. But I have a small issue, I only have a 20mm, 12.5mm and SR4mm eyepiece And a 2X Barlow and a 1.5X erector eyepiece. Can 700mm÷ (12.5mm ÷ 2X)= 6.25 and a power of 112x help me see details of the planets? Secondly, is this calculations below correct? 1.5X erecting eyepiece placed into a 2X Barlow then a 12.5mm eyepiece placed inside the 1.5X eyepiece = 12.5 ÷ (1.5 X 2) = 12.5 ÷ 3X =4.16mm Therefore 700 ÷ 4.16 = 168x power?
  15. Goodday sir, very nice picture of the moon. Please How do I get a clear view of the moon with my F70076 reflector telescope? Thank you sir.
  16. I didn't see it last night nor early this morning when I came out to look for it... So yes its possible I dont see it tonight and for a few days too.
  17. Things like that can be hard to find, one has to order them from abroad...
  18. Not yet... Its still daylight here by night am going to give it a try.. Hopefully d haze due to the harmattan wont be a problem.
  19. First image, electric pole viewed with 2mm eyepiece + moon filter. Second image, electric pole view with 2mm eyepiece+ 2X Barlow + moon filter. Third image, electric pole view with 2mm eyepiece+ 1.5X erecting eyepiece+ moon filter. Fourth image, electric pole view with 2X Barlow+ 1.5X erecting eyepiece+ 2mm eyepiece without moon filter
  20. I tink I can get a wood worker to build me a tripod from wood. And about astronomy in Nigeria, we are still in the dark ages. I know very little myself but when I point to the sky to explain some things to friends they are usually full with amazement or doubt. Am not an astronomer not even a physicist, am a microbiologist but star gazing, the moon, planets, galaxies and all heavenly bodies have been a kin interest of mine, my difficulty with numbers and calculation was what discouraged me to pursue astronomy. I probably would have been one of the very few Nigerian astronomers .
  21. It would be great to be able to improve my telescope along the way but here in Nigeria it is really very difficult to get things like this as I believe I am among a very small subset of people who picks interest in things like this and is interested enough to go ahead to but a telescope. The only way I can get accessories like the ones you show is via online shopes like Amazon, the shipping bills wil suppercede the cost of the equipment.
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