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by nelson
Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Imaging techniques
Topic: SUN.. Need Basic help in ENGLISH not scientific talk
Replies: 6
Views: 3222

Re: SUN.. Need Basic help in ENGLISH not scientific talk

Just one last thing. If you are interested in Solar Imaging May I suggest you sign in to Solarchat, where there are many different discussions regarding the Sun.
by nelson
Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Imaging techniques
Topic: SUN.. Need Basic help in ENGLISH not scientific talk
Replies: 6
Views: 3222

Re: SUN.. Need Basic help in ENGLISH not scientific talk

Hi there I am by no means an expert but on the images you have posted I think there are what is called ‘Newton’s rings’ these, I believe, are gotten rid of by creating a master flat, you do this by taking a pic of the surface, keep all settings and then drastically defocus, you need to take a few le...
by nelson
Sat Dec 23, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Solar observing/ Imaging
Replies: 1
Views: 1679

Solar observing/ Imaging

Would it be possible to add a section on the above as it seems that Solar issues are on the rise.
by nelson
Mon Apr 13, 2015 4:06 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Stellarium
Replies: 1
Views: 941

Stellarium

hi just a stupid question, I tried to activate a plug in on the above program but it would not let me. Do I have to have the mount/telescope plugged into the laptop in order to allow plugins.
The specific plug I was trying to load was 'control telescope'.
by nelson
Tue Mar 31, 2015 2:36 pm
Forum: Light pollution
Topic: street lights
Replies: 4
Views: 4020

Re: street lights

Hi there I to have a light pollution issue as there is street light inches away from my fence. I contacted the local council with no joy so I contacted my local councillor who had the back of the light painted black, this has had quite a notable affect in that my garden is quite dark from what it wa...
by nelson
Sat Mar 28, 2015 7:53 pm
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: Remote controlling my scope
Replies: 0
Views: 3136

Remote controlling my scope

hi I have an Explore Scientific 80mm ed APO scope and a Skywatcher eq3-2 mount what I want to explore is controlling my mount/scope from inside the house (the scope will be outside) I want to know just what I need to buy. I would like at least 20 meters of cable but what do I need including any soft...
by nelson
Sat Mar 28, 2015 10:27 am
Forum: Light pollution
Topic: street lights
Replies: 4
Views: 4020

Re: street lights

I to have a major problem with street lights as there is one about 10inchs from my Fench and about 12foot from where I can position my scope. I contacted the local council and then my local councillor who then had the back end of the light painted black. I won't say it has cured it but it has made i...