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by astroeddie
Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: two skywatcher scopes and mount for sale SOLD
Replies: 0
Views: 1917

two skywatcher scopes and mount for sale SOLD

I have a Skywatcher 200mm f/5 Newtonian with a 10x50 finder scope. Also a Skywatcher 127mm f/13 maksatov, with a 10x50 finder scope. Mounted on the computerised HEQ5 mount. I have a bundle of extras, Neximager 5. Home made solar filter for the Mak, 2 x Hyperion eye pieces. 5x power barlow for the ca...
by astroeddie
Fri Apr 20, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Celestron Nex Image 5
Replies: 1
Views: 2156

Re: Celestron Nex Image 5

Got it sorted thanks to FLO, top guys. Sent me a new driver link, works a treat indoor that is.

Eddie
by astroeddie
Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Imaging techniques
Topic: Neximage 5 software
Replies: 2
Views: 2254

Neximage 5 software

Guys,

Tried my neximage 5 last night for the first time last night and it doesn't work on Windows 10. Does anyone else run this camera on Win 10, or is it now defunct.

Hope someone can help me. I tried Sharpcam and Icap, both no goes ????

Cheers Eddie :(
by astroeddie
Thu Aug 24, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Lunar Eclipse, WHEN ???
Replies: 4
Views: 2445

Lunar Eclipse, WHEN ???

Guys,

Been searching the web for info on the next lunar eclipse. Anyone have any idea when. I reckon 28 days after the solar totality.

Right or wrong (again, ha ha )

yours Eddie H
by astroeddie
Sun May 07, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Ganymede visual albedo markings observation
Replies: 1
Views: 1693

Ganymede visual albedo markings observation

Just wondering if anyone else has observed the albedo markings on Ganymede ? I managed this once using my old C11 on a pristine night. I was gob smacked, but the markinngs stood well out. I took a quick sketch, which I may have posted but will do so again if anyone is interested. Or anyone elsy plea...
by astroeddie
Tue May 02, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: Telescopes and instruments
Topic: SW 127mm MAK Altaz goto handset ??
Replies: 8
Views: 4953

Re: SW 127mm MAK Altaz goto handset ??

Hi Andy,

Me again,

how do you turn on the mount for trcking etc ? This morning no life at all. Says no response to either axis ????

Just new bugs to knock on the head thats all

Sorry for all the questions, by the way your PM arrived safe aand well

Eddie
by astroeddie
Thu Apr 27, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: Telescopes and instruments
Topic: SW 127mm MAK Altaz goto handset ??
Replies: 8
Views: 4953

Re: SW 127mm MAK Altaz goto handset ??

I had the original HEQ5 non goto, so it should be no trouble at all JUst waiting for this crappy weather to leave the north sea coast. :-( :evil:
by astroeddie
Wed Apr 26, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Telescopes and instruments
Topic: SW 127mm MAK Altaz goto handset ??
Replies: 8
Views: 4953

Re: SW 127mm MAK Altaz goto handset ??

Cheers guys,

That was exactly what I was searchig the web for Brian, your a star once again.

Fingers crossed I can nab Jupiter before it goes behind the houses.

Eddie H

I now have the SW 8"F/5 newt on the HEQ5 Goto mount to boot
by astroeddie
Tue Apr 25, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Telescopes and instruments
Topic: SW 127mm MAK Altaz goto handset ??
Replies: 8
Views: 4953

Re: SW 127mm MAK Altaz goto handset ??

Found the website with the old manul on it. Nothing about the new hand set. How do you slow the tracking speed down to align the planet etc. Touch the control nd it just wizzes of Andy mate ??

Eddie Maybe PM :shock: me the manual you have there
by astroeddie
Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:38 pm
Forum: Telescopes and instruments
Topic: SW 127mm MAK Altaz goto handset ??
Replies: 8
Views: 4953

SW 127mm MAK Altaz goto handset ??

Hope someone out there has one of these and can help me out. The views on the moon and Jupiter arer the best I've ever seen in any scope. My querry is how to use the hand set ? The distruction manual is not worth the paper it was prited on. No mention of its functional keys at all. Please help a dis...
by astroeddie
Mon Dec 05, 2016 6:29 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WANTED CS5 or 6
Replies: 1
Views: 2763

WANTED CS5 or 6

Guys,

My laptop has just died with my copy of CS6 along with it. Gutted.

Anyone hve a copy, or original, for saale,

Hope so, Eddie
by astroeddie
Fri Nov 11, 2016 11:40 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Two Very Different Nebulae
Replies: 5
Views: 2316

Re: Two Very Different Nebulae

Fantastic images, I really do like the Swan Nebulae
by astroeddie
Wed Nov 09, 2016 9:41 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: For sale ... diaganols
Replies: 0
Views: 2533

For sale ... diaganols

Hi peeps,

I have just updated my Mak to use 2" bits n bobs, so I now have BRAND NEW NOT USED

1.25mm 45*William Optics Dia.
1.25mm 90* Antares Dia.

No boxes, as I have them stored in my ali case.


£40, or trade for a 1.25" x 2 barlow. Will pay for postage if these are bought or traded.

Eddie H
by astroeddie
Wed Nov 09, 2016 9:34 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: SW 127mm Mak for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 3037

Re: SW 127mm Mak for sale

you just beat my update, not for sale now for the ner future.

Eddiie
by astroeddie
Tue Oct 11, 2016 6:04 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: SW 127mm Mak for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 3037

SW 127mm Mak for sale

Splashing out for a Celelstron 9.25 GoTo, so have this little beauty for sale. Only ever used for a filtered view of the sun an 1 lunar observation. Truthfully, its for sale as its a wee bit too low for my 6'3" frame. Gutted. views where crystal. Comes witha William Optics 45" diaganl, and home made...