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by northster1
Sat Oct 24, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Eyepieces bits and bobs Wanted
Replies: 0
Views: 249

Eyepieces bits and bobs Wanted

Hi everyone, I'm looking at getting back into astronomy and found myself a telescope but didn't come with any eyepieces or star diagonal etc. Is anyone having a clear out as I'm looking to buy some good quality accessories to get a good look at the planets and stars with the kids this coming winter ...
by northster1
Sat Oct 24, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Telescope for sale - WITHDRAWN
Replies: 5
Views: 142

Re: Telescope for sale

Oh dear, well not to worry
Thanks anyway
by northster1
Sat Oct 24, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Telescope for sale - WITHDRAWN
Replies: 5
Views: 142

Re: Telescope for sale

Hi Bob, yes please couple of photos would be great. My email is northster1@gmail.com
Thanks lee
by northster1
Sat Oct 24, 2020 6:18 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Telescope for sale - WITHDRAWN
Replies: 5
Views: 142

Re: Telescope for sale

Good morning, I've been looking at ads for a telescope and came across yours. Is it still available please?
Thanks lee
by northster1
Thu Apr 17, 2014 7:35 pm
Forum: Imaging techniques
Topic: How to guide with a toucam ???
Replies: 3
Views: 4846

How to guide with a toucam ???

Hi again, long time since last post Just wanted some advice as to what is the best software and cables to guide my celestron cg8 on a heq5 mount.? I have a Phillips toucam modded which I hope to use to guide and a celestron 5mp neximager Just ordered an off axis guider from opticstar so I'm nearly t...
by northster1
Sun Mar 23, 2014 9:53 am
Forum: Observing
Topic: Most Amazing Observations
Replies: 4
Views: 1108

Re: Most Amazing Observations

Watching the persieds last year from a very dark location in the chilterns (was working down there) and also seeing iss pass by, first time I ever saw the milky way that night, all with the unaided eye. Even got my workmates wooping and cheering for it was their first time observing anything as spec...
by northster1
Sat Jan 19, 2013 7:37 pm
Forum: Imaging techniques
Topic: Keeping Jupiter in view
Replies: 15
Views: 10242

Re: Keeping Jupiter in view

sorry dont know how to resize the image yet !!
by northster1
Sat Jan 19, 2013 7:36 pm
Forum: Imaging techniques
Topic: Keeping Jupiter in view
Replies: 15
Views: 10242

Re: Keeping Jupiter in view

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hi all, with my telescope being repaired last weekend i tried my hand at deep space for the first time with a cheap second hand modded cannon d1000, and a tripod and old lens borrowd from my dad
by northster1
Wed Jan 16, 2013 5:56 pm
Forum: Imaging techniques
Topic: Keeping Jupiter in view
Replies: 15
Views: 10242

Re: Keeping Jupiter in view

Those photos are excellent, hope I can get something like them with my setup.
Did you use a Barlow lens

Thanks lee
by northster1
Tue Jan 15, 2013 10:09 pm
Forum: Imaging techniques
Topic: Keeping Jupiter in view
Replies: 15
Views: 10242

Re: Keeping Jupiter in view

Thanks Rachael
Can you put up a couple of your photos so I can see what to aspire to ?
Thanks lee
by northster1
Sun Jan 06, 2013 9:42 pm
Forum: Imaging techniques
Topic: Keeping Jupiter in view
Replies: 15
Views: 10242

Re: Keeping Jupiter in view

Thanks Brian, will be ordering a hand controller ext cable soon, Just waiting for my ota back from Stockport telescopes as I made a hash out of collimating :( The neximage5 capture software is called icap with registax for the processing As soon as I'm up and running il try to post my progress Thank...
by northster1
Fri Jan 04, 2013 6:58 pm
Forum: Imaging techniques
Topic: Keeping Jupiter in view
Replies: 15
Views: 10242

Re: Keeping Jupiter in view

Hi again, OK well i have just recieved a celestron neximage 5, i have a long usb cable to plug into my pc from the mounted ccd in my garden (no laptop, tablet man) whats the best way to track jupiter for example. I'm thinking a desktop program which i could use to recentre the target whist the ccd i...
by northster1
Mon Dec 31, 2012 8:47 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Merry new year
Replies: 1
Views: 761

Merry new year

Merry new year

Clear skies for 2013
by northster1
Sun Dec 30, 2012 9:02 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Moon and Jupiter
Replies: 6
Views: 1679

Re: Moon and Jupiter

When were these shots taken ?
Been miserable here in mcr for ages

Sulk sulk
by northster1
Sun Dec 30, 2012 8:58 am
Forum: Imaging techniques
Topic: Keeping Jupiter in view
Replies: 15
Views: 10242

Re: Keeping Jupiter in view

Thanks again Brian
Just need clear skies now