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Spring Astrocamp 2019

Anyone else from here going along this weekend?
If so, see you there.
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Moore's Astronomy for the Under Tens - AUDIO TRACK

Hi there, anybody have a copy of the tape cassette which, I think, came with Patrick's Moore's "Astronomy for the Under Tens" (1989)? Winter and spring was on one side, summer and autumn the other!
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A few moon pictures fron the 14/04/2019

Hi all I took this image tonight and stitched 20 images together.I used a gpcam mono with a 0.6 focal reducer and processed in adobe cs2.I thought I would share.Thanks for looking.
newmoon2x3skyatnight.jpg

moon colourx3skyatnight.jpg

new stitchm1skyatnight.jpg

Andy


Sunspot Ar2738

Hi all I managed to get the sunspot AR2738 between the clouds using my skywatcher 80ed with my 290c camera.I did two images the first is standard and the second is using a 3x barlow.I thought I would share,thanks for looking.
sunspot 3xbarlowskyatnight.jpg

sunspotAR2738skyatnight.jpg

Andy
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NASA

Did the Apollo 11 mission land on the moon? I saw a BBC hour long program that said they they did not.
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Stars' motion

Are the stars of the stellar universe including the Sun in motion or are they and the Sun stationary? If they are in motion (stars) then why do the constellation have the same shape?
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Strange observations

Hi,

I have been observing since the late 1980s and have seen some odd things in the sky over the years. Usually they are explainable (flightradar24 has proved handy for this in recent years) but I'm stumped with this one:

Around a year ago I was out with the telescope and at one point as I was standing beside the scope looking up I saw what I thought was a very brief shooting star, literally ...
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CORONADO PST FOR SALE

Coronado PST, Helios Zoom eyepiece 7mm to 21mm, Baader Contrast Booster, 12mm Kellner eyepiece all stored in a Peli case. Original certificate and instruction manual.
All in excellent condition.
Price: £550
Tel: 07771993804
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Astronomy

Months ago I purchased a diagonal for my Celestron CPC 1100 that would correct the image through the eyepiece. I purchased one in Amazon months ago. Finally after a number of months, I was able to get my telescope out this past weekend. Unfortunately, I discovered that this new diagonal doesn't connect to my CPC 1100. What adaptor would I need to get in order to enable this diagonal to be installed on my telescope? ...
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Astronomy

Months ago I purchased a diagonal for my Celestron CPC 1100 that would correct the image through the eyepiece. I purchased one in Amazon months ago. Finally after a number of months, I was able to get my telescope out this past weekend. Unfortunately, I discovered that this new diagonal doesn't connect to my CPC 1100. What adaptor would I need to get in order to enable this diagonal to be installed on my telescope? ...
Read more : Astronomy | Views : 180 | Replies : 1 | Forum : General


 

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