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by Ender Of Days
Sun Jan 16, 2011 6:32 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Moon Mosaic 14/01/2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1296

Now THAT is a nice image of the Moon :)

"20, 500 frame avi's " could you clarify how many frames you used,are you saying 20,500 ? :?

Thanks,

JJ..
by Ender Of Days
Sun Jan 09, 2011 8:59 pm
Forum: Telescopes and instruments
Topic: Advice for 3-star alignment
Replies: 8
Views: 3464

I made a pillar for my EQ mount,and stood it on the usual garden paving stones, Id also made the feet with 3 long screws to enable the correct level to be found, waiting for "no one else" to be in the house one evening I went out with the mount,and once perfectly aligned I unscrewed the ad...
by Ender Of Days
Wed Jan 05, 2011 4:27 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Partial Solar Eclipse 2011 Jan 04
Replies: 10
Views: 2043

A set of good pics there, I went on the rd bike to an observation point (Id picked earlier in the week), Setting off (in the darkness) in snow and with the local roads rather slippy with ice I made my way up to the hilltops, It was obvious as I cleared the forest and got my first semi daylight view ...
by Ender Of Days
Mon Jan 03, 2011 8:59 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Identification Help!
Replies: 4
Views: 912

I just had a look on Google earth "sky" and the star field is indeed the same as m82,
Good spot guys :)


JJ..
by Ender Of Days
Tue Dec 21, 2010 10:37 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Lunar Eclipse 21,12,2010
Replies: 1
Views: 655

Lunar Eclipse 21,12,2010

I took lot of pictures using my old Lumix fz18 on 41x,
But Ive only put a few onto a little montage,
Hope you enjoy

Image

-7.8C has to be the coldest Eclipse Ive seen yet !


JJ..
by Ender Of Days
Tue Dec 21, 2010 10:29 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Early Morning Lunar Eclipse...
Replies: 18
Views: 3471

I woke at 6.00am and got dressed (lots of layers) however I stayed in the loft (with a cup of hot chocolate) and opened the window, The thermometer said it was -7.8c and it was pretty evident at the time !, The moon was visible right up to 1 minute before Totality where it'd passed behind a tree and...
by Ender Of Days
Wed Dec 15, 2010 7:58 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Lunar eclipse next tuesday
Replies: 12
Views: 2179

Don't know how much Il see out of the loft window (looks directly west) but hopefully a few pics of the partial eclipse above the chimneys opposite wouldn't go amiss :)

JJ..
by Ender Of Days
Wed Dec 15, 2010 7:53 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Solar and lunar eclipses
Replies: 6
Views: 1208

Thanks for your updates,
Im now ready for the Lunar Eclipse (Im hoping the skies remain clear for it,but doublt they will)

JJ..
by Ender Of Days
Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:07 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: SNOWSTORM Seeing the light.
Replies: 17
Views: 3719

Interesting idea,
Have you tried it yet ?
I guess it'd take a while to get any deep sky images though ?

JJ..
by Ender Of Days
Thu Nov 18, 2010 9:52 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Brian Marsden
Replies: 4
Views: 1110

My thoughts are with his family,
a sad loss indeed,


JJ..
by Ender Of Days
Fri Oct 08, 2010 6:14 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Comet Hartley
Replies: 93
Views: 15775

I spent an hour or two taking wide field pics (15x mag) trying to at least see the comet in the star field,first night I took several good images and compared them with the next nights .. nothing :roll: loads of stars not on any of my charts but I couldn't identify the comet, Using my 16x70's didn't...
by Ender Of Days
Mon Oct 04, 2010 7:37 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Does anybody remember "Equinox; Earth calling Basingsto
Replies: 11
Views: 3496

Similar to the Amateur Rocket program that was on a few years ago,All the Americans were using advanced computer machining whilst the Brits were basically old doddery eccentric gents still using cardboard tubes :wink: As a mate would say .. its the same with trains "everyone is a Roy Cropper&qu...
by Ender Of Days
Mon Sep 20, 2010 5:51 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Animated Gif jupiter GRS EUROPA C8 F30 ROMA!
Replies: 5
Views: 1112

wow the motion is smoother than I thought it would be !

Another really inspiring series of images,congrats,

JJ.. :)
by Ender Of Days
Tue Sep 07, 2010 3:46 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Jupiter with Ganymede on its shoulder, Sept 4th
Replies: 8
Views: 1576

That's not too far off looking like a Hubble image :)
Not too many years ago an image like that would be from a pro scope on top of a mountain,

Really stunning,but What scope did you use ?

JJ..
by Ender Of Days
Mon Sep 06, 2010 6:38 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: M31 - Andromeda Galaxy
Replies: 2
Views: 928

Thats such a beautifull image !

Well done :)


JJ..