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About Shaun_the_Sheep

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  1. Thanks all for the heads up on this one. My local council have already installed of few of these around the corner from my home. I'll take another look at them and try to ascertain beam brightness and direction. Will report back.
  2. This news article has really made my day. I mostly observe from my back yard in Belfast. Hopefully this is going to make a real difference. Anyone else have any experience of what to expect. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-48038706
  3. Had a look at these journals. They are amazing !! Packed full of readable astrophysics with gorgeous informative diagrams. Great find.
  4. Hi Alex I have been messing about with this as well. I've my Vixen EP's input Ok and the FOV is an excellent match. I also have a pair of 15x70 bino's which I have also been trying to input via the eyepiece database. The problem is that I know neither the focal length nor AFOV of the bino eyepiece. Will have to be trail and error. The bino FOV is around 3 degrees which probably equates to a Fl of approx 30 to 35 mm. AFOV probably quite high, 50 degrees or above I would guess.
  5. Here's a sample of mine. Written at EP so a wee tad rough. I find note taking and a few sketchs help slow the pace of observing. The buzz word at the moment is 'mindfulness'. Been doing that for years.
  6. Fixed !!! Was the 'Custom Type' Many Thanks.
  7. Hello folks. (Probably one for Alex, DSO dev) I have recently downloaded the GCVS4 catalog and have imported it into DSO Planner as a user database. (As per Alex's guidance on a previous post). I can see the database listed and a long press lists its contents. However, when I attempt to use 'Object Selection' and set this database as my source I am not getting any results listed after pressing 'update'. I can successfully build a list from the other Star catalogs that came pre-installed. Using DSO Planner Plus. Cheers
  8. Hello Binocular Sky, great list and some fantastic targets for my new Stellar 15x70’s. Do you have this list available as a CSV file for direct import into an observation list? Thanks.
  9. Hi Alex DSO planner question. I've impoted my list Ok and have set the star chart to display only the objects on the list. Hovever when I adjust for visible magnitude for my location I am not seeing any futher update on the star chart. All the DSO's remain on the chart even when the limiting naked eye mag is set to 3.
  10. That's a beautiful sketch. NGC 2251 goes on my 'Grand Tour' list. Thanks for sharing.
  11. Lovely. Something so vast yet so simplicity beautiful.
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