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by CEtherington
Sun Oct 20, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Astronomical events
Topic: Transit of Mercury
Replies: 2
Views: 284

Re: Transit of Mercury

Ahh.
Back field it is then...or Georges lane.
That's if it isn't cloudy!!!
by CEtherington
Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Astronomical events
Topic: Transit of Mercury
Replies: 2
Views: 284

Transit of Mercury

Evening All,

I believe the next Transit of Mercury is on Mon 11th Nov.

Is anyone up for observing???
by CEtherington
Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Member Observations - Blogging
Topic: Stars in Orion - Ross's Survey
Replies: 5
Views: 3621

Re: Stars in Orion - Ross's Survey

Morning. I was out for a few hours last night, and scored 12, I think!
From Abbey Village.
by CEtherington
Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: Equipment - Help
Topic: 2 star alignmemt trouble
Replies: 2
Views: 2568

Re: 2 star alignmemt trouble

Thanx for that Ross, I did eventually get alignment, after 4 or 5 tries! And was out for a few hours. I shall bring the mount in anyways.
by CEtherington
Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Equipment - Help
Topic: 2 star alignmemt trouble
Replies: 2
Views: 2568

2 star alignmemt trouble

Evening All
I'm having trouble doing a 2 star alignment, on my goto. I go through the motions, but instead of alignment successful, I get "Caution previous PNE applied"
Any guesses why? I'm awaiting replies,, sitting in the middle of a field!!!
Thanx
by CEtherington
Thu Jan 24, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Physics, Space Science and Theories
Topic: The Sun
Replies: 1
Views: 1447

The Sun

We've had a question from John in Bolton.
He wants to know, "How do we know what the Sun is made of? "
Would any members like to help?
by CEtherington
Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Skywatcher 130P & Eyepiece set for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 3101

Re: Skywatcher 130P & Eyepiece set for sale

***SOLD****
by CEtherington
Fri Nov 02, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Equipment - Discussion
Topic: Sony Camera
Replies: 2
Views: 3346

Sony Camera

Does anyone remember the model number of the Sony camera that was in use when we went to Todmorden observatory? As I remember, it was fitted into the back of one of the telescopes with an adapter. It was fab and got decent imaged in single shots, with no processing-I think.
by CEtherington
Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Skywatcher 130P & Eyepiece set for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 3101

Skywatcher 130P & Eyepiece set for sale

I am selling my Skywatcher Heritage 130P telescope, comes with the original Dobson mount and Red-dot finderscope. It has been used and is in excellent condition, mirrors are clean. It's a great portable scope and collapses for easy storage. Along with this is a set of 5 eyepieces plus Meade Barlow l...
by CEtherington
Fri Jan 26, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Astronomical events
Topic: Solarsphere starcamp
Replies: 1
Views: 3387

Solarsphere starcamp

Dates have been set for the Solarsphere starcamp in Wales. It takes place on 10th-11th-12th August. Details of the programme of events and costs can be found at:
www.solarsphere.events