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by bbones
Thu Nov 24, 2016 5:39 pm
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: Telescope control from an Android device
Replies: 4
Views: 6472

Re: Telescope control from an Android device

Looking very good, wonder if the idea would work with a SynScan AZ GoTo?
by bbones
Wed Nov 02, 2016 10:40 am
Forum: Club events
Topic: Show & tell, 1st November
Replies: 6
Views: 9052

Re: Show & tell, 1st November

That's brilliant, your expertise using IRIS pays off... Much do more myself
by bbones
Sun Sep 25, 2016 1:52 pm
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: Windows 10 update
Replies: 3
Views: 5701

Windows 10 update

Hi all if any of you are taking a Windows 10 PC / Laptop to Kelling you might want to force a Windows update as I have just been prompted restart mine after a fairly long download. Mine took about and hour for my slowest machine and make sure you check again once the main update has finished.... Bill
by bbones
Sat Sep 24, 2016 8:31 am
Forum: Club events
Topic: Blackrod Primary School
Replies: 1
Views: 5474

Re: Blackrod Primary School

Hi All Dean and I attended Blackrod Primary School on Friday afternoon to present the Solar System slide show by Dean. Once again it went down very well and we were able to let the Children and the Teacher see and touch the Meteorite sample I got at Runcorn. The Meteorite Sample is called a Campo De...
by bbones
Mon Sep 12, 2016 4:00 pm
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: Panasonic RW2 files
Replies: 2
Views: 4946

Re: Panasonic RW2 files

Well Panasonic have come up with the solution

The software is called Silkypix and you can download it from:


https://www.isl.co.jp/SILKYPIX/english/p/

It batch converted the RW2 into JPG's
by bbones
Fri Sep 09, 2016 4:06 pm
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: Panasonic RW2 files
Replies: 2
Views: 4946

Panasonic RW2 files

I have a SD card with some images on, however they are in the Panasonic RW2 format and other than in IRIS I'm unable to open them. The Panasonic Software / Codec will not run under Windows 10 nor XP ..... Does anyone know of a program I can use to convert them into JPEGs I have raised a ticket with ...
by bbones
Thu Sep 08, 2016 3:56 pm
Forum: Club events
Topic: Blackrod Primary School
Replies: 1
Views: 5474

Blackrod Primary School

Hi All I have been approached by the Year 5 Teacher at Blackrod Primary School to host a Star Party at their School. We have covered this event before, which was well attended the Students, their Parents as well as some of the Teaching Staff. There is no date yet agreed as we will need to wait for t...
by bbones
Fri Jun 17, 2016 8:14 am
Forum: Observing - Discussion
Topic: Street LED Lighting
Replies: 2
Views: 9651

Street LED Lighting

Not sure if you all know but Bolton Council are in the process of replacing the old street lighting in a number of area's within Bolton. Well they started replacing the one's in the estate were I live and given the brightness I was getting concerned that at least one of the new LED light outside the...
by bbones
Fri Jun 17, 2016 8:06 am
Forum: Equipment - Discussion
Topic: Seeing the word through a rose-tinted webcam?
Replies: 1
Views: 5411

Re: Seeing the word through a rose-tinted webcam?

Well it was me.....

I'm convinced that I had tested it in daylight and used it for recording video from Jupiter, but being honest I carn't remember.

As I can not find the IR filter I took out I'm going to get the one recommended by Ross.

Bill
by bbones
Tue May 17, 2016 8:33 am
Forum: General - Discussion
Topic: Light Pollution Petition
Replies: 5
Views: 7674

Re: Light Pollution Petition

Done and also notified my local MP that I have signed the partition and looking for his support