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  1. Oh dear, I'm sorry to hear you had that experience but it does make me feel better knowing that I'm not alone. This is the first time I've ever been on a forum ( everyone will have to forgive me if I get things wrong, I'm not very good with technology ) everyone has been so kind and helpful with their comments and advice.
  2. Thanks, yes totaly agree. I'm waiting for a reply from Celestron I'll post what they say if I get a reply from them
  3. Thank you, well the shots were ok and the 6.3 reducer gave a much better, wider field of view than the f 10 on the 11" SCT however I also discovered that I need to do a collimation, which seems a bit irrelevant at the moment, I also took some test shots with a small skywatcher scope which was giving some good results. I intend to trade in my OTA for probably a Skywatcher Esprit 100ED Triplet, all feedback on them seems good
  4. Thanks, yes I'm going to do something like that before I get set up again
  5. Thank you I'm not sure I've got the confidence or ability to do that, sounds scary ! Thanks for the info
  6. You know what I think I'll do ? I think I'll connect a small red light to the out outside of the obsy. Thanks Kev, great idea !
  7. That's what I've always thought, don't know why they haven't. I can't be the only one that's happened to.
  8. Hi all, Just joined the forum so first time post. I just wanted to share my horror story and warn all fellow observers not to make the same stupid mistake that I did. After spending months getting my new obseratory up and running, and with lots of problems along the way with the roll off and telescope set up ( hence my name ) I was finally ready to start aquiring some images. I had waited ages for even just a small break in the clouds to try out my latest set up ( you've all been there ) Finally I got the chance, there was a break in the clouds, out I went did a quick star alignment, d
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