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Ok as I said I have a 30mm eyepiece

Ok as I said I have a 30mm eyepiece which has been ok, see link, but now I have two scopes I want a better one, what would you suggest for up to £250, thanks

http://moonfishgroup.com/catalog/produc ... anguage=en
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Meade ETX 90 or Sky-Watcher SkyMax-127 AZ GTi Meade ETX 90 or Sky-Watcher SkyMax-127 AZ GTi

Hi Folks

Returning after a long absence from telescopes and am about to buy a family present for Christmas.

I am looking for something relatively simple to use, with 2 young children I am keen to show them the sights of the night sky.

I have narrowed the search down to Meade ETX 90 or Sky-Watcher SkyMax-127 AZ GTi.

I guess I am just looking for a few pointers or advice on what the best ...
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Cheap 8Ah Lithium battery

I notice that Lidl (here in the UK) will be selling an 8Ah Lithium (LiFe-Po) car jump start with twin 5V USB ports this Thursday for £40. Hard to tell from the pictures if the 12V output is just on crocodile leads. Might be worth a look!

Dave B.
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how good are Acromat scopes

But just how good are Acromat scopes

thanks

http://www.opticstar.com/Run/Astronomy/ ... 10_1_1_245
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Looking for a good Acromat scope

I want a 5-6" acromat

Any ideas on a decent one appreciated

thanks

NO I don't want APO
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Dew heater temperature

Never having used one before, I have connected up the dew heater and set a thermometer inside to check it

It reaches just above 86f 30c as far as my darkroom thermometer will go

just how warm should they be ?

Thanks


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Battery power

I like gadgets, I don't buy for the sake of buying but when I do I look into things, which is why I have two Pebbles (13200 mAh) , see photo.

I travel a lot as a photographer with Classic Cars Magazine, and rely on backups for charging, phones, batteries for cameras, etc. In fact I carry 2 car batteries in the back with a large inverter.

But having bought the scope I wanted a ...
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Has anyone heard of this solar scope

Has anyone heard of this solar scope

DayStar SolaREDI 66 - H-Alpha Solar Telescope

http://www.daystarfilters.com/80/80.shtml

Thanks
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heater query

Hmmm not impressed that the dovetail bar makes installing the dew heater on the scope a pain, so as a novice do I install it INSIDE or OUTSIDE the dew shield

Inside I assume.

Makes fitting the shield a pain

Thanks
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2nd telescope buying advice please Meade LX200 or other

Hello,
I have had a passive interest all my life in astronomy but never owned a telescope.
However, four weeks ago i pulled from neighbors bin a broken 700x76 reflector with missing eyepiece etc.
So i set about fixing it up and got a new £6 ebay 12mm eyepiece, made a laser collimator from bits i had and with some wonderful help i now have a working telescope.

Problem is i have now been bitten ...
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