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asset189

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  1. Good info on the heavens above web site for anyone looking to see them. Saw them fairly easily from Dumfries last month
  2. Here one of mine , 20 minutes from home clear low horizon to West and added bonus of wickerman for foreground interest
  3. Thanks so much and apologies for being a bit thick. This is an upgrade on an old manual barn door mount for me so wee bit more technical
  4. Thanks , I'll give it a read . An other daft question - the blurb boasts 60min tracking time yet based on the 100/focal length equation only around 2 minutes tracking is recommend which is a fair difference , or have I got this wrong ? So do I have to adjust track every 90sec or simply shoot next exposure and align with software , ta
  5. Thanks , I'll give it a read . An other daft question - the blurb boasts 60min tracking time yet based on the 100/focal length equation only around 2 minutes tracking is recommend which is a fair difference , or have I got this wrong ?
  6. When calculation max exposure before star trailing becomes an issue , is the crop factor relevant for Aps-c sensor ?
  7. Well thats an hour ill never get back, hopeless ?
  8. Even better, from my location ISS should pass very near Mars around 17:58
  9. Thanks Dave , ill give it a bash , its a five minute window so hopefully catch something
  10. Has anyone done this with an Az Synscan mount or is it possble .I have a skywatcher 130p with a small dslr monted in place of the eyepiece. Forcast good tonight and Idlike to try this , any advice ta
  11. Great to see someone else with Paintshop pro , I can't afford Photoshop but have found PSP a good less costly alternative
  12. WOW think I need to learn how to clean up an image , difference is like night and day from mine , mars and Saturn clearly visible too thanks (any advice re post processing appreciated I only have paintshop pro)
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