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  1. I managed one decent shot of the ISS last night at about 10.10pm as it sailed almost directly overhead here in Buckinghamshire. Shot through C8 with 2x teleconverter on a Canon 600D, 1/1600s at ISO1600.
  2. Taken with Canon 600D, 80-200mm lens and 2x teleconverter
  3. Gaps between the clouds were just enough to allow some shots of Venus nudging the Pleiades. Edit: canon 600d with 80-200mm lens and 2x teleconverter, 30s at 800ISO f13 sorry about the internal reflections- that’s not a new comet!
  4. Fantastic sequence, thanks for posting. Yes, I have been wondering what must be going through their minds up there. They’ll come back to a very different world.
  5. Shot this last night while waiting for the next ISS pass.
  6. And probably finally, here is this evening's pass (or a little bit of it) IMG_1497_pipp.avi
  7. And here is yesterday evening’s pass, with Venus to the right
  8. And this evening I made a short gif, a bit ropey but gives an idea of the shape of the space station
  9. Here it is near the triangle, with M81 and M82 at the bottom of the frame, at about 10.30 last night
  10. I’ve captured a balloon once, and some planes in daylight. The balloon came as a complete surprise.
  11. Hi, I have a Skysensor 2000 set with MT4 motors that I am not using. However, as you may have seen from my comments in the Mounts thread a month or two ago, I was not convinced it was working quite as it should be. I never did get to the bottom of it, and on the one occasion since then that I used the GPDX mount, I used a DK3 drive kit that is simple and reliable, but with no goto facility. If you want to see if you can make it work properly, do get in touch.
  12. Lovely selection of photos in your gallery Didier! I have used a GPDX with synscan, with Skysensor and now with basic DK3 motors. All with success that is only limited by my lack or time and skill and dedication!
  13. I took a few photos of the moon this evening, using my C8 and a canon 600d. I played around with this shot to bring out the light that came all the way from the side, reflected off half the Earth up to the moon and bounced back here.
  14. Thanks to dweller25, a set of DK3-A drives for my venerable GPDX mount, complete with clutches and a fancy Lynxastro power cable.
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