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Just set up my new scope

Spent the last week getting it ready, software download, getting room ready for indoor remote observing and it is raining
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keeping warm ?

SERIOUS question.

What do you do to keep warm when out, imaging, viewing

Heaters, special gloves, ?

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Sky at Night equatorial platform

I am trying to build the equatorial platform as described in SaN Nov and Dec issues.
I'm reasonably competent at DIY but I'm struggling with the very brief instructions.
The Dec issue bonus content does not appear to have any additional photos as the magazine suggests (or techniques for alignment), and there is no overall inventory or description of all the pieces you have to make, just a set of drawings for the north and ...
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Re: How far is a Light year?

how do you know that? there is a source of information
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Re: How to write an essay on the topic sky at night?

I was under the impression that writing essays was a method of assessing a person's knowledge, understanding and grasp of a particular subject. :o If the work is too hard for you, don't do the course! :shock:
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Sky at Night competitions

Can anyone explain why S@N competitions are always for UK readers only? As a resident of another country I have been paying my subscription for many, many years. Why am I excluded from competitions? What's so hard about giving an Amazon voucher to someone in another country? Amazon is international and so is the magazine. We're all in the same galaxy, people.
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Special Editions

Hi All
Does anyone have a complete list of all the Sky at Night special editions that have been released.
I have tried to search the foums but havn't found any item relating to this.

Any help would be appreciated

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want Meteor shower free software :)

meteor detector shower software ... free good software please

someone have any tips ?????

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Is this a meteor?

I took a photo of a full moon on 11/4/2017 0302GMT on an old phone. Just got a new phone and noticed something. Any ideas? How do i submit a smaller file or show the while image to someone?
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Spherical projection mirror

Does anyone use one of these? I find them interesting and was thinking about purchasing. There's one for sale on ebay. I was thinking of directly integrating.
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