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Nillchill

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  1. Hi, is the collimator still available please cheers Tony
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    Is my mirror Ruined?

    didnt realise the flying foxes were part of the 633 squadron , thats some impressive bombing run!
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    groupon offer on sheds

    just saw this link online, prices seem reasonable https://www.groupon.co.uk/deals/gg-groupon-goods-global-gmb-h-332054-27?division=merchandising-uk&nlp=1&utm_medium=cpc&utm_source=5658&utm_campaign=UK_DT_DIS_FBK_TIM_TTT_BT_CBP_CHA_NBR_n%2A5658_c%2A5781_p%2A5436_x%2A643_z%2A6036920156008
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    EQ5 case

    take a look at these, used for the music industry , I have a bag from them to house my C8 and it works a treat and is really good quality http://www.terralec.co.uk/padded_bags_and_covers/cobra_dj_controller_foam_case_small_485_x_410_x_170mm/33251_p.html
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    Hi Everyone

    Hi Rich, welcome to SGL tony
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    Filter for an ST80?

    I recently purchased a kendrick solar filter , with diameter 95-105 to fit both my 70mm and 80mm scopes. The outer diameter of the ST80 dew sheild is 100mm so the 104mm should fit, if it has adjustment screws to tighten cheers
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    Astronomy Center Ltd

    these have been advertising on Facebook of late, says founded in 2011, so a relatively young company id guess. That said, there does not appear to be a premises where this shop is run from , so Im guessing / assuming that its a reseller of equipment from an "eshop" and has to order and relay on a per order basis. Think I'll stick to FLO and a few other trusted sources good luck with it though, hope they come through for you
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    New here:)

    Hi , welcome to the group, where in wales are you ?
  9. Hi all, I have a faulty eq 2 hand controller, does not power on , and will not drive motor. Does anyone have a circuit diagram of the hand controller, it will help me fault find it and identify that I put the correct components back in. It will save me trying to create one cheers
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    Genuine Meteorite found at the Astronomy Centre!!!

    If it was wrapped in polythene, shouldnt it be described as a Meteo-wrong !!
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    the yesyes observatory - the build

    Put a mirror on the roof, they'll bounce back at some point !
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    Converting serial/USB to RJ45/USB (EQDIRECT)

    just use one of these http://www.cablemonkey.co.uk/cat5e-accessories/1485-rj45-socket-to-d9-male-modular-d-adapter.html just wire the rj45 direct to your serial connection been using these for years
  13. i am able to see it in a 6 inch skywatcher reflector , so I think you weren't in the right place cheers
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    EQ5 Altitude Bolt, again. Parts Suppliers?

    saw these on ebay, http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Skywatcher-EQ5-Pro-mount-Upgraded-Latitude-Altitude-Adjustment-Bolts-/331079832954 I believe the EQ5 uses M8 bolts , the HEQ5 and EQ6 use M10
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    Is it cloudier than it used to be?

    I agree with the contrails statement, the level of high clouds has certainly increased over the years.
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