Jump to content

 

1825338873_SNRPN2021banner.jpg.68bf12c7791f26559c66cf7bce79fe3d.jpg

 

Hello from Scarborough


AndyExton
 Share

Recommended Posts

Hello to everyone....I'm Andy, 31 from Scarborough.

I have had an interest in Astronomy for quite a few years but have only started looking closer at the sky over the past couple of years since I have had telescopes.

I started with a Skywatcher 114 reflector and have since moved onto a 8" Skywatcher dobsonian and am enjoying some delightful deep sky views.

I am a member of the Scarborough & Ryedale Astronomical Society that has helped me get to where I am now feeling confident moving my way around the sky finding these objects.

I am a full-time student with the Open University studying a degree in Natural Sciences....currently studying planetary science and astronomy courses that are very interesting; giving the science behind what I am seeing.

Andy

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Replies 32
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

Hi Mark...yes ticked off about a 3rd of the messier objects in total. We hold an annual messier marathon in the astro society but the weather put pay to last years so hopefully this year, the weather will be kinder and give us a full night of messier hunting in early March.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

My first ever attendance at a star party was on Olivers Mount with the astronomical society!!! I don't normally observe up there...I head onto the wolds between Scarborough and Driffield or into Dalby forest to the society observatories for the darker skies as often as I can.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Hi Andy

Welcome to the forum. I'm saving up for scope at the moment and am currently planning on getting a Sky-Watcher Explorer 200P on an EQ5 mount once I have the money saved. In the meantime my local astro club is helping me with advice observing evenings etc.

Happy days (well night's actually but you know what I mean)

Rgds

Rob

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue. By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.