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by bbones
Tue Feb 16, 2016 5:40 pm
Forum: Equipment - Help
Topic: Reflector Telescope
Replies: 6
Views: 11994

Reflector Telescope

I was going to get a 8" or 10" dobsonian but in the mean time have acquired a 150PDS and whilst its designed for photography I'm using it for observing using an eyepiece extention to get focus and have noticed that the centre of my vision is darker and it looks like I'm seeing the secondary mirror. ...
by bbones
Wed Jan 13, 2016 3:31 pm
Forum: Club events
Topic: Kelling Heath 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 4928

Kelling Heath 2015

Hi All

We are looking for any photos taken during our Kelling trip last year and I have created a folder in my DropBox so Cheryl and Joe can add them to their Presentation.

Drop me an email and I will add you to the shared folder

Regards

Bill
by bbones
Mon Dec 14, 2015 4:56 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Hello from Eric & Sue
Replies: 6
Views: 13850

Re: Hello from Eric & Sue

Welcome to you both, if you need any help let me know

Regards

Bill
by bbones
Thu Dec 10, 2015 1:27 pm
Forum: General - Discussion
Topic: Stellarium
Replies: 4
Views: 9646

Re: Stellarium

OK Peter

I'm finding Windows 10 ok, I did have problems with the Latest version of Stellarium, so used and earlier version

Regards

Bill
by bbones
Sat Dec 05, 2015 1:51 pm
Forum: General - Discussion
Topic: Stellarium
Replies: 4
Views: 9646

Re: Stellarium

Hi Peter

Press F11 this should give you control, however I run version 0.13.3 on my windows 10 PC

Bill
by bbones
Fri Dec 04, 2015 9:28 am
Forum: Club events
Topic: Star-party beside the sea-side?
Replies: 1
Views: 5000

Re: Star-party beside the sea-side?

Sounds good to me and will give us an opportunity to meet others with the same interest.
by bbones
Thu Dec 03, 2015 10:40 am
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: FITS files from Atik Infinity
Replies: 3
Views: 9021

Re: FITS files from Atik Infinity

Do you think FITS Liberator from the Hubble web site will also do the job?

http://www.spacetelescope.org/projects/fits_liberator/

Bill
by bbones
Mon Nov 30, 2015 5:25 pm
Forum: Equipment - Discussion
Topic: SkyWatcher 100P Dobsonian
Replies: 1
Views: 7018

Re: SkyWatcher 100P Dobsonian

Following a visit to see Ross about a Laser collimator, I took the opportunity to take the scope home and hopefully get a few clear breaks in the cloud, pushing my luck a bit. I did however get an opportunity to view the moon and because it was raining at the time this was done from inside the conse...
by bbones
Thu Nov 26, 2015 12:58 pm
Forum: General - Discussion
Topic: Request from WEA
Replies: 2
Views: 7683

Re: Request from WEA

Thanks for the info Ross

It sounds like they have got the some well planned events, but non seem to be local and not sure if we would be able to help, I will keep an eye on the post and see what reply's we have.

Bill
by bbones
Sat Nov 07, 2015 9:37 am
Forum: Equipment - Help
Topic: balancing act
Replies: 2
Views: 8421

Re: balancing act

Where did you get the motorized focuser from?

Cheers

Bill