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Meade LX 10

Hi Guys
I may be able to pickup a secondhand Meade LX 10 OTA, wedge and field tripod.
Are there any members who have used/owned this scope?
I would welcome their views on the quality of image etc.

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Newbie to the site trying to post an image.

Hi All,

I've just joined the forum today and i'm a newbie to the world of imaging. I've just recently bought a ccd camera and took my first ever image, but it doesn't seem to allow me to post the image.

How many posts do i need before i'm allowed to insert image URL's

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Hello from Newcastle

Hi All from Sunny Newcastle.

Just joined the forum and subscribed to the magazine.

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Skywatcher Dovetail 33.5cm

I have a brand new Skywatcher Dovetail 33.5cm

Looking for £15
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New website and domain

I have now registered my own domain and copied my website here:

If you haven't visited before, it links to my recent content such as my observations and photo blog and has links to important places, such as this forum and the BBC home page.
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The hunt for Andromeda - Time for better eye pieces

Hi everyone..

OK, So I have upgraded my scope, I had a Meade ETX80, but have received an Orion XT6i as a present, and am very pleased with it. Andromeda has always been something I want to see (And if I can see that, Im sure to enjoy the sights the nights sky is also hiding to the unaided eye.

I was out last night, a reasonably clear night, albeit with a nice bright moon ...
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Little bendy dials for making your scope move.

Hi all!

My first post so go easy on me :)

I have a Bresser Lyra 70mm by 900mm refractor scope.

One of my bendy dials have snapped and I just can't get it to glue back together even with the aid of cello tape.

I've been searching for the names of these little bendy dials online and then I stumbled across this site which I remember ...
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Skywatcher Telescope & Tripod and all accessories for sale

Have a friend who is selling all his equipment due to health matters. It is a Sky Watcher, with lenses, tripod, and charger/night light. All or further information please contact via e-mail and can post pictures. Sorry I am not an expert on this, Just offered a helping hand. Thank you.
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Meade 8" LX200 GPS for sale

Hi Folks,

I'm selling a hardly used and still originally boxed Meade LX200 GPS SMT (UHTC) Telescope, tripod and many accessories.

This telescope was purchased brand new and has remained boxed since brand new and only used occasionally through its life. It is still in factory brand new condition and is mint throughout. Total live usage time with power applied is probably less than 20 hours. All bearings and clutches are in sound and new ...
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September Report and Video

Weather and my wife's heart attack restricted viewing and photographs, so it's mostly Sun with a little Moon. My wife is now recovering following a valve operation.

I started a project where I have started imaging the area around the north celestial pole with a DSLR at 80mm focal length and intend to keep imaging outwards.

Here's the video of my photos with "Fools" by Deep Purple:

Here's my September report:

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