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by bbones
Fri Jun 17, 2016 9:14 am
Forum: Observing - Discussion
Topic: Street LED Lighting
Replies: 2
Views: 14897

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 9:06 am
Forum: Equipment - Discussion
Topic: Seeing the word through a rose-tinted webcam?
Replies: 1
Views: 7317

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 9:33 am
Forum: General - Discussion
Topic: Light Pollution Petition
Replies: 5
Views: 10594

Re: Light Pollution Petition

Done and also notified my local MP that I have signed the partition and looking for his support
by bbones
Thu May 12, 2016 9:38 am
Forum: Club events
Topic: A Buzz of excitement!
Replies: 3
Views: 9397

Re: A Buzz of excitement!

I'm up for it and can fit 3 possible 4 at a squeeze in my motor
by bbones
Wed May 11, 2016 10:56 am
Forum: Equipment - Discussion
Topic: Meade zoom eyepiece
Replies: 3
Views: 8660

Re: Meade zoom eyepiece

Zoom eyepieces are ok however I believe your better off getting individual eyepieces to suit your observing and perhaps a focal reducer as I believe your using a MAK127. To get an idea of what you can see is to use Stellarium and set up your Scope and try different focal length eyepieces in the Ocul...
by bbones
Tue May 10, 2016 11:57 am
Forum: Astronomical events
Topic: The Transit of Mercury 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 6101

Re: The Transit of Mercury 2016

Yes it was good to see the final stage, I did however not manage the see the third and final contact myself, perhaps next time ;)
by bbones
Tue May 10, 2016 10:28 am
Forum: Astronomical events
Topic: The Transit of Mercury 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 6101

The Transit of Mercury 2016

What great afternoon.

This is a image taken at 13:07, I have altered the hue to bring out some of the detail. It was taken with the Societies Solar Scope and my Canon 600D using a x2 Barlow.
by bbones
Wed May 04, 2016 5:54 pm
Forum: Astronomical events
Topic: ISS transits
Replies: 14
Views: 16914

Re: ISS transits

Its back up :D and I have updated the App on my Android ;)
by bbones
Wed May 04, 2016 3:09 pm
Forum: Astronomical events
Topic: ISS transits
Replies: 14
Views: 16914

Re: ISS transits

Cheers Pete

Bit of a nuisance as wanted to check out the ISS info

I'm sure it will be somewhere else

Regards Bill
by bbones
Wed May 04, 2016 9:11 am
Forum: Astronomical events
Topic: ISS transits
Replies: 14
Views: 16914

Re: ISS transits

Cheers Ross, tried to find some details on Heavens Above but keep getting site unavailable, does anyone know if its closed down? Also the app on my phone will not update.... :shock:

Bill