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by bbones
Thu Dec 10, 2015 1:27 pm
Forum: General - Discussion
Topic: Stellarium
Replies: 4
Views: 6529

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: 6529

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: 3982

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: 6468

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: 4872

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: 5147

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: 6119

Re: balancing act

Where did you get the motorized focuser from?

Cheers

Bill
by bbones
Wed Nov 04, 2015 1:21 pm
Forum: Club events
Topic: Sacred Heart Outreach Event
Replies: 9
Views: 9065

Sacred Heart Outreach Event

We have been asked to provide another talk / observing session at Sacred Heart School in Westhoughton, this came in the form of 16 letters from their 6 Year Children, first ever. I'm pleased to inform you that we have agreed Thursday 19th November starting at 7:30pm Dean, David and I have agreed to ...
by bbones
Tue Nov 03, 2015 9:47 am
Forum: Astronomical events
Topic: Comet C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)
Replies: 8
Views: 9354

Re: Comet C/2013 X1 (PanSTARRS)

Nice one Ross which mount did you use for tracking?

Cheers Bill
by bbones
Tue Nov 03, 2015 9:44 am
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Direct Hit
Replies: 10
Views: 12289

Re: Direct Hit

Hmmm wonder if IRIS can sort this one out ?

Bill