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HowardHopkinson

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After being out of the astro game for around 18 months, I decided that there was no reason why I couldn't lug a camera and tripod around(the reason I got rid of my scope etc was the sheer weight of it and the fact I'm riddled with arthritis). I recently purchased the Skywatcher Star Adventurer tracking mount and I'm starting to get some reasonable results.

 

Anyway, it's good to be back and I wish everyone clear skies!

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Hayduke27    240

Great attitude, get out there and have yourself some fun and beautiful views!  Cheers!

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cloudsweeper    2,285

Welcome back Howard - enjoy yourself on the fresh path you've taken!

Doug.

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hippie    331

Welcome back Howard.

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Ant    3,507

Welcome back. Its good to see you again! 

 

Ant

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sloz1664    553

Hi Howard and a warm welcome back to the Lounge :)

Steve

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Alan White    1,371

Howard, welcome home.
What a good path to tread, look forward to seeing the results.

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Lockie    3,983

Welcome back :) This hobby can peak and troth at times, but I notice that it never really goes away if you're astro inclined to begin with. 

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Gina    9,062

Welcome back :)

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Feral Rabbit    75

Welcome back although I don't know you personally, I'm glad you've found a way back into astronomy.

I had my Equinox ED80 on my Star Adventurer the other night and it seemed to cope with it ok. :icon_biggrin:

Perhaps the Mods can give you the level of "Comet" instead of "Star Forming" as you've returned. :)

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JamesM    1,653

Hi Howard and welcome back to the forum

Clear skies

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ronl    713

Hello and welcome back to the forums, enjoy your new path, good luck.

Clear Sky's.

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Hawksmoor    362

Welcome back. The Star Adventurer is a good bit of kit. I use one quite a lot.  Great with small refractor- camera combos.  I  quite often use mine with an Altair Astro 66mm. Doublet and  a Canon 600d. You can take some nice widefield images with such a rig . It's also easy to set up and transport to dark sites.

All the best

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cletrac1922    84

Welcome back Kotter

Or is that Car54 where R U

Let everyone decide

Cheers

 

 

 

 

 

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