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by AJ
Mon Aug 20, 2007 7:01 pm
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: I bought a telescope yesterday !!!!!!!!!! woohooo
Replies: 3
Views: 1890

Sorry about the doublen Post PC acting daft again
by AJ
Mon Aug 20, 2007 7:00 pm
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: I bought a telescope yesterday !!!!!!!!!! woohooo
Replies: 3
Views: 1890

If your happy with it Good Luck. Enjoy all you see with it. Thats what Astronomy's all about. Not how big your scope is or how many thousands of quids worth of gear you have. Just the pleasure you get from what you have
by AJ
Mon Aug 20, 2007 7:00 pm
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: I bought a telescope yesterday !!!!!!!!!! woohooo
Replies: 3
Views: 1890

If your happy with it Good Luck. Enjoy all you see with it. Thats what Astronomy's all about. Not how big your scope is or how many thousands of quids worth of gear you have. Just the pleasure you get from what you have
by AJ
Wed Aug 15, 2007 2:31 pm
Forum: Astrophysics
Topic: A Few Philosophical Questions
Replies: 16
Views: 8299

I recon the original question should have been posted on a Religious form not on an Astronomical one :roll:
by AJ
Tue Aug 14, 2007 6:21 pm
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: Star party report. Dob dissapointment
Replies: 12
Views: 4149

Nothing wrong with Dobs if they are looked after My Mirrors are well protected when put to bed and and kept spotless with a tube cover The views I've had of planets and deep sky have been well worth the price I paid and I've never regretted buying it. Give one a try (your own I might add) and I thin...
by AJ
Fri Aug 10, 2007 6:13 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: What percentage of the time do you observe on your own?
Replies: 31
Views: 9546

Have grown Old at the scope and alone (Boo Hoo!) Yes I must agree Astronomy is not for the Gregerious. You Either Love it or Hate it :D
by AJ
Mon Aug 06, 2007 2:49 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Equatorial Head
Replies: 3
Views: 1339

Keeper 80

Sorry if you got the wronk impres. Was not looking for a hand out just a reasonable priced head (Only) even one that might need some TLC to get it back into line. Sorry if you thought I was on the Bum so to speak.

p.s. Looks like Beamer has screwed me any way. LOL

Regards AJ
by AJ
Mon Aug 06, 2007 2:44 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: So what do you do apart from astronomy
Replies: 93
Views: 28838

As well as Astronomy
Bird Watching (Members of the RSPB)
Reading
Writing
Photography
Researching Knights Templer

Last Four Items done on Cloudy Nights or when it's raining
by AJ
Sun Aug 05, 2007 3:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Equatorial Head
Replies: 3
Views: 1339

Equatorial Head

Does any one have a discarded and forgotten Equatorial head laying in some Attic or Celler that an old man could perhaps con them out of :twisted: No! Seriously folks I am looking for a Equa Head that would carry an 8" scope an old and unused or discarded one (Replaced by present day Tech) thats lay...
by AJ
Sun Aug 05, 2007 12:07 pm
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: Books
Replies: 11
Views: 2651

Hi Phil, You could try " Astronomy The Definitive Guide" A very good Book You can obtain it from your local "The Works" if you have one at a knock down price of £5-99 against the RRP of £14-99 it covers almost everything you'll require just starting out and is just handy enough to have at the Scop...
by AJ
Sun Aug 05, 2007 11:56 am
Forum: Telescopes and instruments
Topic: Skywatcher 6 inch Dobsonian or 5.1 inch Explorer 130??
Replies: 14
Views: 3906

I find my 8" Dob gives me really good views of just about everything I point it at, and I fined no probs with giving it a small nudge along the way. Mind you as I enter my Dotage :roll: I am always on the look out for the easiest way to do anything... The "Mem Sahib" recons it's just damned lazyness...
by AJ
Fri Aug 03, 2007 2:03 pm
Forum: Telescopes and instruments
Topic: Acuter Digital Imagers, Advice/Opinions please
Replies: 18
Views: 5289

I have an Acuter Digi Cam and have had excelent results with Luner and Planetery photos with it Have not yet tried Deep Sky yet due to lousy seeing conditions up her in Wild North Wales but will give it a try as soon as poss to see if I can confound the experts (LOL :twisted: )

AJ.
by AJ
Fri Aug 03, 2007 1:40 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Tatty Bye guys
Replies: 11
Views: 2598

Good Luck Eddie and a Safe Trip. Look forward to your pics when you get back
by AJ
Wed May 16, 2007 12:45 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: A Little Help Required
Replies: 4
Views: 1464

Thank you Paul Thats a great help

AJ
by AJ
Wed May 16, 2007 10:05 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: A Little Help Required
Replies: 4
Views: 1464

A Little Help Required

Having lost my Sun Rise and Sunset list Would appreciate help regarding Sunrise and Sunset on 21st June this year. Do hope some one can help until I can find my lists :oops:

Best regards and Thanks in advance,

AJ