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Hi All. Back to normal, a bit of cloud seeing not bad.

Read more : SUN IN WHITE LIGHT 24/3/15 | Views : 459 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Astro imaging

For sale: PRICE DROP Celestron CPC 800 GPS (XLT) £850.00

Celestron CPC 800 GPS(XLT)
Perfect order but unused for past 24months.
Stored safely + all accessories in original boxes.

Since purchased at £1500.00 in February 2013 the scope has had software updated once but then stored awaiting opportunity to use.
Sadly other life factors have prevented this and I now feel it needs a home where someone will get the maximum pleasure it can provide.
I am sure its reputation as an excellent scope will ...
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eclipse amimation

Thanks for all your help all OK now.

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Sky at Night Cover disk Sky at Night Cover disk

It was refreshing to see the March cover disk available online. What happened to April :( We seem to be back to the old technology.
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Invisible Moon

When there's a new moon, I understand that the sun lights the side that we can't see.

Why isn't there a black disc in the sky where the sunlight doesn't get through? Why can I see the sky behind the moon?

Sorry, I know this is a silly question.
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Hello from Skegness

Good evening from The Village Church Farm in Skegness. We have a great site for gazing at the Sky as it is well away from lights. Three acres with a 1766 house which is the oldest in town. It would be great to have a star gazing activity night. We have not had one before.
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I have decided to sell my Orion Sky Quest Intelli-scope XT10 Newtonian reflector. The scope is in super condition and is about 5 years old and hardly used. It has been safely stored in the garage in an Orion padded carry case. The Scope comes with all the accessories: Orion 25mm and 10mm plossl eyepieces; collimation eyepiece cap; 50mm Finder scope; the focuser wheels have been replaced for Orion higher quality ones; Intelli-scope Computerized Hand ...
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SUN 20/3/15

This is my go at the eclipse, I will try to do a film of this.
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solar eclipse

Watched the Solar Eclipse today from Northamptonshire. Really great through my solar filtered Meade ETX 80 and got some great pictures through it using a point and click Fujifilm camera
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Re-Naming the Forum

Shouldn't this forum be re-named the "Ask a Silly Equipment Question"

Because most of the questions posted recently, don't have much to do with Astronomy.

They're more concerned about buying equipment.
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