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by Asteeleleith
Tue Jul 31, 2007 11:19 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Skylive.it a full remote controlled Telescopes by internet.
Replies: 10
Views: 3561

To be fair, I have used this system, and Ivan spent much time showing me around. Yes there are teething problems, which like any project rely on the feedback of people like your goodselves to put right. Lets not forget thats its a native italian project! All i can say is i spend time on this last ni...
by Asteeleleith
Fri Apr 20, 2007 11:25 am
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: Planetarium for Pocket PC
Replies: 12
Views: 9442

Astronomist

Thus far no complaints trying to customise the set up on my O2 Orbti Pocket PC. It would be better if it came with its own install to deal with this automatically. That said the graphics are good. Have not had it installed long, so i will comment further once i have had a play. def seems to be a pro...
by Asteeleleith
Thu Apr 05, 2007 10:20 am
Forum: Telescopes and instruments
Topic: meade lx10
Replies: 2
Views: 2000

LX10

Yes i would be most interested in ppls replied to this as i am about to purchase one of these off a friend.
BTW they want £500 for it, is that a good deal?

sorry, not wishing to hijack the thread
by Asteeleleith
Thu Apr 05, 2007 9:37 am
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: Planetarium for Pocket PC
Replies: 12
Views: 9442

pocket planetarium

Thanks for all your advise, i will check them out
by Asteeleleith
Sun Mar 18, 2007 5:21 pm
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: Planetarium for Pocket PC
Replies: 12
Views: 9442

Planetarium for Pocket PC

Hi guys wonder if anyone can advise. I have just got the O2 xda orbit pocket pc mobile phone. I am looking for a decent planetarium software to load on it. Pref something which i can update. SOmething showing satalites as well? I can see someone is offering a beta, i am happy to test it, but is ther...
by Asteeleleith
Wed Dec 13, 2006 1:09 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: 1999 solar eclipse video
Replies: 1
Views: 1401

1999 solar eclipse video

Hi all

not sure if i am posting this is the right place.

A friend of mine is looking to obtain a copy of the 1999 total solar eclipse. Does anyone know where a copy of this can be obtained, pref in mpeg or avi format? He wishes to edit it.

please pm if you can help

many thanks for your help

Al
by Asteeleleith
Tue Dec 12, 2006 2:24 pm
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: ie7 released
Replies: 9
Views: 6855

i would install IE7 with extreme caution, it seems to keep crashing, and its very slow.
If your going to run it i suggest keeping firefox as a backup

Al
by Asteeleleith
Tue Dec 12, 2006 2:19 pm
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: MS EXCEL
Replies: 2
Views: 3303

interesting thought, easier to download one though isn't it? ;-)

Al
by Asteeleleith
Tue Dec 12, 2006 1:27 pm
Forum: Forthcoming meetings and events
Topic: Northampton Astronomical Society
Replies: 0
Views: 3587

Northampton Astronomical Society

Hi Guys Just to let you know a new Astronomy Society has started in Northampton. The Northampton Astronomical Society will meet for the first time this week on Thursday, 19.30pm. For full details please visit the website www.NorthamptonAstronomicalSociety.com Please direct any enquiries to Bob Marri...
by Asteeleleith
Sat Jan 21, 2006 8:00 pm
Forum: Telescopes and instruments
Topic: Antares Movie Eyepiece
Replies: 1
Views: 1518

Antares Movie Eyepiece

Hi all wonder if you can advise. I have recently bought an Antares movie eyepiece. It works via yellow phono lead. To interface this to my laptop i purchased a USB Instant VCD interface. www.adstech.com Both devices appear to indpendently work. Eyepiece works fine if i put it to the TV yellow phono ...
by Asteeleleith
Sat Jan 21, 2006 10:55 am
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: Help with operating scope over wireless network???
Replies: 11
Views: 8493

:oops:
by Asteeleleith
Sat Jan 21, 2006 10:54 am
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: Skype
Replies: 18
Views: 12732

you are right from the point of view of business.
I think the great thing with skype is it also allows for the addition of another line which can be used for business, without going to the added expense of putting another in :-)
This is an avenue i am considering.
by Asteeleleith
Sat Jan 21, 2006 9:48 am
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: Skype
Replies: 18
Views: 12732

yes i have been using skpye as well, i find it great for taking pressure off my mobile phone usage.

someone mentioned u cannot have web cam conferencing with it, i think u can now:-)

I was sceptical with skpye, now i must admit its winning me over.

Al
by Asteeleleith
Sat Jan 21, 2006 9:45 am
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: Help with operating scope over wireless network???
Replies: 11
Views: 8493

Hi Al I was reading ur theads with interest. i also operate using a wireless LAN, don't have any real problems, though i will be tring to do some imaging tonight if this weather holds. BTW u mention remote desktop access, is this resumably using the feature in XP? Another piece of software you would...
by Asteeleleith
Wed Dec 28, 2005 10:48 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: observations
Replies: 73
Views: 41874

Sorry to jump in late, been offline recently. I would just like to mention my utter contempt for Graham Southorn and his outright snobbery towards visual observing and sketching. I wrote to S@N about it but they didn't publish it (fine, their prerogative) and on reading his latest replies to Alista...