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I am A Newbie here.
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Expanding Universe

Astrophysicists have indicated that the universe is expanding faster (stretching) and that the further Galaxies are away from our own Galaxy the faster they appear to be moving away. I have also assumed that when we look at Galaxies further away we are in effect looking back in time. So when we look at those distant Galaxies, are we not seeing their speed as it was in the past not as it is now?
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‘The Sky at Night’ Lunik 2 Moon landing date.

Anyone know why the world renowned astronomer/presenter of the BBC’s ‘The Sky at Night’, Sir Patrick Moore appears to say the Lunik 2 landed on the Moon (hit the Moon at great speed) in September 1939 during the 27 September 1960 episode of The Sky at Night – ‘The Moon’ after about 2 minutes into the show. This episode is available to see on the BBC iPlayer. Anybody who has seen the comic 2012 film ...
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where I can get both end caps and plugs for 2" diagonals and

Anyone know where I can get both end caps and plugs for 2" diagonals and eyepieces please, have given up looking on ebay and searching, thanks (UK ONLY)

(Depth of Field)

As a professional sports photographer (I shoot for Classic Cars Magazine) and freelance journalist I know the importance of DOF (Depth of Field)

What I found the other day was the apparent shallow DOF of my two scopes.

Is there a way to calculate the DOF of a scope for terrestrial shooting and I presume that DOF also makes a difference when imaging the Moon for example.

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skywatcher 10" dob with camera

Hi All
New member just bought a skywatcher 10" flextube dob without GOTO has any member with this scope attached a dslr for photography. I have a canon 7d mk 11 & 70d i use these on my 8" edge HD with goto.
As this scope do's not track what setting are you using i know i wont be able to take multiple exposures
but single shots of moon and planets my be ok i ...
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Thought it was not allowed :)

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Hello... anybody home?

Is this website alive?


I Need XEvil.
XEvil 4.0 can break Google ReCaptcha-2!
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Hello my best friend

hello everyone, i am a new member in this forum. nice to meet you all.
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Obviously not as interesting but

Obviously not as interesting a topic as one where people post images but, does anyone actually just "LOOK" through their scope these days, and I do not mean in between imaging
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