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by Hampshire Astronomer
Sun Jul 07, 2013 9:53 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Old astro documentaries
Replies: 4
Views: 1389

Re: Old astro documentaries

Never considered that Paul but good point

If im approached then I shall remove forthwith as I only uploaded them for educational value and no monetary gain

Regards

Dave
by Hampshire Astronomer
Sun Jun 30, 2013 9:27 am
Forum: Observing
Topic: Binocular Sky Newsletter, July 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1049

Re: Binocular Sky Newsletter, July 2013

sad to see nothing about my passion (as well as the moon and meteors)....variable stars :-(
by Hampshire Astronomer
Sun Jun 30, 2013 9:24 am
Forum: Observing
Topic: Binocular Sky Newsletter, July 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1049

Re: Binocular Sky Newsletter, July 2013

Thanks for this :-)

Regards

Dave
by Hampshire Astronomer
Sat Jun 29, 2013 7:13 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Old astro documentaries
Replies: 4
Views: 1389

Old astro documentaries

Hi All, Just thought I would let you all about my youtube channel - www.youtube.com/UKAstronomy Ive been finding loads of old astronomy doc's in my loft that I collected back in the 1980's and 1990's. Ive finally converted them over to digital format and have been uploading them to the channel pop i...
by Hampshire Astronomer
Sat Jun 29, 2013 7:09 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Looking for swap
Replies: 0
Views: 1494

Looking for swap

Hi All,

Is there anyone out there interested in possible swapping their Meade LX90 GPS (8" minimum please) for a Meade LX200 12" Classic

Classic working excellently and only want to swap for the need of something more portable.

Do post a reply or PM me if your interested

Regards

Dave
by Hampshire Astronomer
Sat Jun 29, 2013 7:06 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Saturn 24 May
Replies: 4
Views: 983

Re: Saturn 24 May

Nice image....ive been finding Saturn a real b****r to image recently :-(
by Hampshire Astronomer
Sat Jun 29, 2013 7:03 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: M63 - Sunflower Galaxy
Replies: 3
Views: 931

Re: M63 - Sunflower Galaxy

Wow...that's a stunning image :-)
by Hampshire Astronomer
Sat Jun 29, 2013 1:30 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Is GOTO Destroying our Night Sky Understanding?
Replies: 10
Views: 1898

Re: Is GOTO Destroying our Night Sky Understanding?

Understanding as in knowing your way around and appreciating what's up there stella then yes I do There's a growing number of people who have only used goto scopes and you ask them to locate a DSO with no assistance then they cant do it....Its doesn't mean that there not learning about the night sky...
by Hampshire Astronomer
Sat Jun 29, 2013 9:54 am
Forum: Observing
Topic: Is GOTO Destroying our Night Sky Understanding?
Replies: 10
Views: 1898

Is GOTO Destroying our Night Sky Understanding?

Hi Heres a controversial post for you all to digest :-) Is GOTO destroying our night sky understanding? Years back when viewing the faint and fuzzies you would star hop to the approximate area, pop in the wide field eye piece spend ages trying to locate the correct FOV before changing to a higher ma...
by Hampshire Astronomer
Tue Sep 04, 2012 5:27 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Astronomy Clubs
Replies: 9
Views: 3588

Re: Astronomy Clubs

Must admit....although there are a lot of clubs around there does seem to be immense room for improvement and more clubs needed

Dave
by Hampshire Astronomer
Tue Sep 04, 2012 5:25 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Apollo flags on Moon imaged by LRO
Replies: 10
Views: 2130

Re: Apollo flags on Moon imaged by LRO

Pretty amazing.....but I see this all the time through my telescope in the garden lol

Regards

Dave
by Hampshire Astronomer
Tue Sep 04, 2012 5:23 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: International Astronomy Show 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1105

Re: International Astronomy Show 2013

May have to pop along to that :-)
by Hampshire Astronomer
Tue Sep 04, 2012 5:21 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: September 2012 Celestial Calendar
Replies: 1
Views: 813

Re: September 2012 Celestial Calendar

Many Thanks

Some useful data on there :-)

Dave
by Hampshire Astronomer
Mon Sep 03, 2012 9:12 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Your best bargain?
Replies: 19
Views: 3821

Re: Your best bargain?

Didnt even think about the serial number but on closer inspection I actually found a stamped date inside the original case 29th June 1983 :-) The binos are a pair of Tento 10X50's One quick question....on closer inspection today ive found two small pockets inside the case which seem to hold two oran...
by Hampshire Astronomer
Sun Sep 02, 2012 10:39 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Your best bargain?
Replies: 19
Views: 3821

Your best bargain?

Hi All, Recently my son bought me a pair of binoculars with his birthday money (ahhh bless him) They cost £9.00 (of which of course I readily gave him back) and the binoculars turned out to be a cold war period pair of soviet bino's....the images are stunning....contrast brilliant, images clear and ...