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valleyman

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  1. valleyman

    Lunt LS60THa/B1200C 60mm H-alpha Telescope

    Still for Sale
  2. SOLD Going to sell my Lunt LS60THa/B1200C 60mm H-alpha Telescope and go for a Quark and SD 80 set up so I can use the scope for wide view astro in the summer. I have only just bought this from FLO so somebody is going to get a bargain. I will included a Tel Vue SOL Searcher It comes in its own fitted case and I have all the original packaging so I would be happy to post it The Lunt LS60THa is a complete Solar Telescope with a 60mm aperture. The front singlet lens reduces half the stray light of an achromat, fully eliminating the possibility of on-axis coma, astigmatism, de-centering aberrations and provides a full spherical corrected flat-field. An internal etalon with tune adjustment allows for a <0.75 Angstrom bandpass. The LS60THa/B1200C comes with the B1200 blocking filter. The star diagonal in which the blocking filter is installed, is equipped as standard for 1.25" eyepieces and with a T2 camera connection. With 500mm focal length it provides a ~4.5 mm image through a 12mm blocking filter. Fine adjustment is achieved with a Crayford style with 10:1 reduction. Supplied with an aluminium finished hard case with fitted foam. Asking £1600 ono P&P included
  3. I was going to make the same suggestion as runoffshed. It looks to me as if it is the support arm that is turning. Is there anyway of securing the support arm where it attaches to the Tube, or is it welded?
  4. valleyman

    The South Wales Lounge

    Hi Morddraig, Welcome to SGL and SW Group. If your looking for informal you have come to the right place. The group don't as a rule have formal meetings sitting in a pub etc etc, but do weather and Moon permitting have meeting during the dark season at Blaenavon.The next meet should be in a about 2 weeks. Keep an eye out for Mikes postings for Observing meets. These are usual arranged around the New moon period. There is also the annual Star Party week which I belive is being arranged at this moment. See here The 150 and EQ5Pro is a good set that you have there. If you are just doing observing and not Astrophotography, then just pointing the mount North should be good enough for GOTO. Pat
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    Observing Meet - Jan. 19

    Hi Mike, Hope all is good with you and the family. Good see some activity here. Just a reminder :- Rule No 1..........................Never bother with the forecast until 1 minute before you make the Call :). This is Wales. Pat
  6. SOLD I have my Canon700D for sale. With Manual, BULB and high ISO settings it is ideal for Astro. I don't have the software or Manual(Downloadable) for it but the EOS PC control is easily downloadable from the Canon Website. https://www.canon.co.uk/support/camera_software/ I am including a M42 (Canon) and 1.25 Nose piece. Asking £250
  7. They are 1.25 Mikyg. Dean 069 has first shout on them at the moment
  8. Thanks for the Heads up but price is definitely there Lunt £ 1650 and Quark £850
  9. Unfortunately due to continuing ill health, I have decided to give up Astronomy. I have some good stuff for Sale, most of which is less than 1 year old and under warranty. The Mount, Scopes and EP's and Cameras are all from FLO. The DayStar Quark "Eyepiece" Filter is from Widescreen Center bought in July. *** marked under 1 year old ***Lunt LS60THa/B1200C 60mm H-alpha Telescope .............................£1650 See it here :https://www.firstlightoptics.com/lunt-solar-60mm-h-alpha-telescopes/lunt-ls60thab1200c-60mm-h-alpha-telescope-with-crayford.html ***Sky-Watcher Dual-Speed 2" Crayford Focuser for Sky-Watcher Refractors..............£90 inc pp SkyWatcher Dual Speed Focuser For SCT Telescopes.....................£80 inc pp some marks but works fine. https://www.harrisontelescopes.co.uk/acatalog/skywatcher-dual-speed-focuser-for-sct-telescopes.html#SID=1690 Well that's all for now. dare say will find some bits and pieces laying around. Everything can be posted although would prefer collection from Newport area South Wales. I have all the original boxes so items in RED can be posted at buyers organisation and risk. Payment by Bank Transfer please Or Cash on Collection......................... NO PayPAL
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