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by thomasfn
Tue Oct 21, 2008 7:12 am
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: RA motor drive + speed control handset?
Replies: 3
Views: 1964

ah now I understand, the hand set only makes minor changes as to keep the object centered, and I thought it doubled the speed of the motor. Thanks for the help much appreciated.
by thomasfn
Sun Oct 19, 2008 7:08 pm
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: RA motor drive + speed control handset?
Replies: 3
Views: 1964

RA motor drive + speed control handset?

Hi guys, thought you might be able to help with this one, iam looking to purchase a RA motor drive making it possible for me to photograph the sky for long periods, and i understand the cocept behind a motor, what i dont understand is why you would want to attatch a speed control handset, wouldnt al...
by thomasfn
Thu Oct 16, 2008 5:33 pm
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: young astonomers
Replies: 11
Views: 3587

i might just take you up on that offer astronik, iam looking to move into astrophotography most probably at a later date and looking at your web site you look like you have much experiance in this field.
by thomasfn
Wed Oct 15, 2008 2:15 pm
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: young astonomers
Replies: 11
Views: 3587

impresive website by the way.
by thomasfn
Wed Oct 15, 2008 2:14 pm
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: young astonomers
Replies: 11
Views: 3587

course I was just wondering if their were any out their I consider young to be 18 to 30 ( no offence if your 31 but it has to cut Off somewere lol )
by thomasfn
Wed Oct 15, 2008 12:56 pm
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: young astonomers
Replies: 11
Views: 3587

young astonomers

I am new to SPA and astronomy in general and was wondering if their were any people in the same age bracket as me, iam 24, it would be great to hear from people my own age as iam sure we'd have much in commen.
by thomasfn
Tue Oct 14, 2008 2:01 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: lancashire
Replies: 7
Views: 2373

Thanks for the link joe it helped alot, I'll give it a better looking over tonight when I get home, would still love to know of anyone in burnley that knows good local dark sky spots.
by thomasfn
Tue Oct 14, 2008 10:55 am
Forum: Observing
Topic: lancashire
Replies: 7
Views: 2373

My mistake LOL, I do know about this group but iam not sure it's still running but thank you anyway.
by thomasfn
Tue Oct 14, 2008 9:48 am
Forum: Observing
Topic: lancashire
Replies: 7
Views: 2373

lancashire

Hi guys, I am new to astrology and iam looking for dark sky sites in lancs, preferably near the burnley area, also info on meets that may take place in or around burnley, any help would be good thanks. Thomas f n.