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by speedy21
Tue Jun 28, 2016 7:35 pm
Forum: Telescopes and instruments
Topic: Synscan v4 polar alignment
Replies: 6
Views: 3659

Re: Synscan v4 polar alignment

Think I have found something out try clearing the pec data. When you set the mount and do you set up if the mount comes up with the message park the scope the clear the data the do another alignment
by speedy21
Mon Jun 27, 2016 9:38 am
Forum: Telescopes and instruments
Topic: Synscan v4 polar alignment
Replies: 6
Views: 3659

Re: Synscan v4 polar alignment

Eh ???
by speedy21
Thu Jun 23, 2016 3:32 pm
Forum: Imaging techniques
Topic: whats best 2" or 1.25"
Replies: 0
Views: 2748

whats best 2" or 1.25"

hi I'm trying to get in to astrophotography and I'm having a bit of trouble I have a few filters high contrast sky watcher uhc filter a polarizing filter and a coupel of others I was trying some of them out last night although the high contrast filter worked really well on an eyepiece on Saturn I co...
by speedy21
Thu Jun 23, 2016 1:52 am
Forum: Telescopes and instruments
Topic: Synscan v4 polar alignment
Replies: 6
Views: 3659

Re: Synscan v4 polar alignment

hi have you figured out the message on the synscan v4 I still get it but I have just found out that if I put the time to +01.00 and have it on daylight savings it brings the target stars in nearer to the center of the eyepiece don't know how your ailment is are you bringing the stars in from a long ...
by speedy21
Mon Jun 13, 2016 9:00 pm
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: polar scope setting up
Replies: 3
Views: 3605

Re: polar scope setting up

Thank you for your reply I have some what figerd the polar alignment out I use a program called polar finder and ues the ra and Dec to put the pole star where it needs to be and it seams to work I've made a copel of modification to my EQ5 mount which has made the mount better and easier to use
by speedy21
Wed Jun 01, 2016 8:46 pm
Forum: Light pollution
Topic: Petition to Introduce legislation to combat light pollution
Replies: 21
Views: 9816

Re: Petition to Introduce legislation to combat light pollut

I keep trying and I've put it on facebook
by speedy21
Mon May 30, 2016 9:32 pm
Forum: Imaging techniques
Topic: filter wheel
Replies: 0
Views: 2667

filter wheel

Hi dose any one know if a filter wheel will work on a skywatcher 200p I'm after using light pollution filters at 1.25 size struggling to get the nebulae any galaxies they just hidden with the sky glow and light pollution just after finding out if it will focus correctly before purchasing one any hel...
by speedy21
Fri May 27, 2016 3:07 pm
Forum: Forthcoming meetings and events
Topic: camp sites
Replies: 6
Views: 4161

Re: camp sites

Nice one can't wait to get my tent and get packed up and going
by speedy21
Fri May 27, 2016 8:52 am
Forum: Forthcoming meetings and events
Topic: camp sites
Replies: 6
Views: 4161

Re: camp sites

Nice one will look in to that thank you so much
by speedy21
Thu May 26, 2016 10:24 pm
Forum: Forthcoming meetings and events
Topic: camp sites
Replies: 6
Views: 4161

Re: camp sites

I do have a car and I live about 12 mile from burnley area so places in the UK would be good
by speedy21
Thu May 26, 2016 8:38 pm
Forum: Forthcoming meetings and events
Topic: camp sites
Replies: 6
Views: 4161

camp sites

Hi dose any one know of any good camping sites where I could go stargazing as I'm getting a tent and some camping gear so thing I'd like to do a bit of stargazing /camping I know some camp sites are set away from light pollution is would like to find some thank you in advance
by speedy21
Tue May 24, 2016 7:42 pm
Forum: Light pollution
Topic: Petition to Introduce legislation to combat light pollution
Replies: 21
Views: 9816

Re: Petition to Introduce legislation to combat light pollut

It doesn't seem to want me to sign it I'll keep trying tho there no need for street lights to be on as they are
by speedy21
Mon May 09, 2016 6:37 pm
Forum: Telescopes and instruments
Topic: My First Major Upgrade
Replies: 1
Views: 2164

Re: My First Major Upgrade

I got the GPS with my go-to upgrade and it dose make life easier as you can park the scope and turn the power of come back to it after the clouds blow over and it keeps the setting so you don't have to find the stars again
by speedy21
Mon Apr 18, 2016 5:49 pm
Forum: Telescopes and instruments
Topic: Synscan v4 polar alignment
Replies: 6
Views: 3659

Re: Synscan v4 polar alignment

I have just got the sanscan v4 at Christmas and I get the same on mine even tho it finds the objects no problem it's a strange one would like to know my self it doesn't come up with it if you don't 're aligin as if you set it up in the houes not on stars it doesn't come up with the message
by speedy21
Fri Apr 08, 2016 9:37 pm
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: skywatcher EQ5 mount
Replies: 0
Views: 2506

skywatcher EQ5 mount

Hi I've have the skywatcher EQ5 mount heard loads of good reviews about it before I got it then found out it has problems with the RA clock being floppy so Sat and messed about for a few days and found a solution if you take the polar scope out and wrap a strip of form that comes with tablet packing...