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Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 81
Posted By traveller
Who in Melbourne wants to chance it this weekend

A serious question. I have been setting up and dismantling the set up 3-4 times in the last couple of months, without any decent breaks in the cloud and rain for more than 30 mins at most.
No moon...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By traveller
Noticed it is sold now, did anyone here pick it...

Noticed it is sold now, did anyone here pick it up?
Forum: General Chat 23-07-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By traveller
Cheap nikon lens on eBay

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/321470172244
Saw this lens, would be good for someone wanting it for manual work maybe via an adapter for a canon body.
Forum: Radio Astronomy and Spectroscopy 23-07-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 931
Posted By traveller
Thanks Rob, would you mind add some comments or...

Thanks Rob, would you mind add some comments or pointers to the image to help me interpret the lines?
Bo
Forum: Equipment Discussions 22-07-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 158
Posted By traveller
Thanks Barry!

Thanks Barry!
Forum: Equipment Discussions 22-07-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 158
Posted By traveller
Did you map the COM port Barry? I had some...

Did you map the COM port Barry? I had some troubles initially, but I mapped the COM port and used the same port each time and found no issues.
How do you enable audio feedback?
Bo
Forum: Equipment Discussions 22-07-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 158
Posted By traveller
Hi Kevin, Download Stellariumscope, it is the...

Hi Kevin,
Download Stellariumscope, it is the interface for EQMOD and Stellarium. Then you can get a gamepad (I use an old PS2 wired controller via a USB adapter I got from ebay) to fine tune the...
Forum: Cameras & Imaging Equipment 21-07-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By traveller
Photos added

Photos added
Forum: Cameras & Imaging Equipment 20-07-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By traveller
Filter and nikon t ring

Nikon t ring: celestron branded #93402 $25 posted.
Colin p filter system: 62mm and 67mm adapter, NDx8 and diffuser 2 (p084) filter holder and front cover $75 posted
Hoya 67mm circular polariser...
Forum: General Chat 19-07-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 228
Posted By traveller
Paul, I am all amateur and no astronomer ;) Bo

Paul, I am all amateur and no astronomer ;)
Bo
Forum: General Chat 19-07-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 228
Posted By traveller
Ok, just who in Melbourne bought new gear,...

Ok, just who in Melbourne bought new gear, judging by the run of rain and clouds, it must be something pretty special.
Forum: General Chat 18-07-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 228
Posted By traveller
Not blessed with country air and dark skies here...

Not blessed with country air and dark skies here john.
Set up the rig tonight after work, had dinner and saw the skies were clear with stars.
Tucked the kids to bed, then it started to rain :mad2:...
Forum: General Chat 18-07-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 228
Posted By traveller
That's my plan, set up and align tonight (trying...

That's my plan, set up and align tonight (trying out 3.35 on Synscan) and do some visual, and fingers crossed for tomorrow night.
Forum: General Chat 18-07-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 228
Posted By traveller
Finally some decent weather in Melbourne

Can't wait for this evening, finally some decent weather to set up.
Just hope the clouds stay away...
Forum: General Chat 18-07-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,033
Posted By traveller
In the meantime Israel blew up four kids playing...

In the meantime Israel blew up four kids playing on a beach and launched a ground invasion...
Forum: Astrophotography and Imaging Equipment and Discussions 14-07-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 262
Posted By traveller
Good luck Graeme, It should work a treat with...

Good luck Graeme,
It should work a treat with your DX sensor.
Bo
Forum: Astrophotography and Imaging Equipment and Discussions 13-07-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 262
Posted By traveller
The tokina has been talked about a fair bit see ...

The tokina has been talked about a fair bit see
http://www.iceinspace.com.au/forum/showthread.php?p=905652
http://www.iceinspace.com.au/forum/showthread.php?t=108150
I have one for canon and it's...
Forum: Astrophotography and Imaging Equipment and Discussions 13-07-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 262
Posted By traveller
What's your budget? A Nikon 12-24 is good but...

What's your budget?
A Nikon 12-24 is good but pricy, tokina 11-16 is great value for money.
Bo
Forum: Astrophotography and Imaging Equipment and Discussions 13-07-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By traveller
As sir humperies would say it would be a brave...

As sir humperies would say it would be a brave decision...
Depends on how confident you are and if you have the right tools of course, I would stay clear given the cost involved if things go belly...
Forum: Astrophotography and Imaging Equipment and Discussions 11-07-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 829
Posted By traveller
Keep them coming gents, I am learning tonnes just...

Keep them coming gents, I am learning tonnes just by reading through the posts. :thumbsup:
Bo
Forum: General Chat 11-07-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By traveller
All the best Ken. At least you will have less...

All the best Ken.
At least you will have less light pollution...
Forum: IceTrade Archives 08-07-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By traveller
What is the weight of the OTA please? (estimate...

What is the weight of the OTA please? (estimate or bathroom scale reading is fine).
Thanks
Bo
Forum: Astrophotography and Imaging Equipment and Discussions 08-07-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 829
Posted By traveller
Thanks Ray, I had to read that 2-3 times, but I...

Thanks Ray,
I had to read that 2-3 times, but I think I got it.
:D
Bo
Forum: Astrophotography and Imaging Equipment and Discussions 08-07-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 829
Posted By traveller
Yes, 16 bit A/D conversion. Full specs on the...

Yes, 16 bit A/D conversion.
Full specs on the website http://www.celestron.com/browse-shop/astronomy/astroimaging-cameras/nightscape-8300-ccd-camera
Click on the specs and expand.
Bo
Forum: General Chat 08-07-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By traveller
Doug, Have a chat with the planners in the...

Doug,
Have a chat with the planners in the council to see what conditions they have imposed (or thinking of imposing).
Typically, you can argue for conditions to be put on the permit based on...
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