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Forum: Accessories Today, 03:41 PM
Replies: 0
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Posted By Meru
Orion Collimating Eyepiece (Cheshire)

Hi all,

I sold my Newt a while back and still have this. So, here it is for sale :) I bought it from Bintel:
...
Forum: Eyepieces Today, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By Meru
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Eyepieces Today, 01:04 PM
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Views: 111
Posted By Meru
Pm sent

Pm sent
Forum: Telescopes & Mounts Today, 10:35 AM
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[FOR SALE] 80ed
Views: 182
Posted By Meru
80ed

Hi all,

Continuing my reduction in stock, for sale is my Orion 80ED. Comes with bahtinov mask and vixen dovetail. Previous owner did not have tube rings so he made a simple yet effective holder...
Forum: Accessories Today, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 106
Posted By Meru
Baader 2" Imaging Narrowband Filter Set (Ha/SII/OIII)

Hi all,

With my CCD sold, no longer need these. Full 2" Baader Imaging NB set (Ha/SII/OIII) and in mint condition.

$520 + postage :thumbsup:
Forum: Telescopes & Mounts Today, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By Meru
Price dropped to $260 :)

Price dropped to $260 :)
Forum: Mobile Astronomy Apps 17-04-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By Meru
If the compass is the weak link, maybe try using...

If the compass is the weak link, maybe try using a dedicated, accurate electronic compass? Even perhaps a digital tilt meter. One with a digital readout to get you in the right area
Forum: Beginners Talk 17-04-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By Meru
Hi Phil, How's your skills with electronics?...

Hi Phil,

How's your skills with electronics? It's very easy (and cheap) to make a simple dew heater from nichrome wire, there's a few write ups on the net. I start with a simple single heater...
Forum: IceTrade Archives 15-04-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By Meru
Price now dropped further to $540 including...

Price now dropped further to $540 including postage, one of the lowest prices seen for this beauty on IIS (especially when factoring in the drop in the aussie dollar)!
Forum: Beginners Astrophotography 12-04-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By Meru
Alright here is another attempt, using minimum...

Alright here is another attempt, using minimum filters (no Starsrhink). The bright stars have less 'edge' to them and are slightly smaller. In the comparison image the repro is on left, original on...
Forum: Beginners Astrophotography 12-04-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By Meru
Thanks Kevin, I never thought/tried a minimum...

Thanks Kevin, I never thought/tried a minimum filter in PS. I might see if I can do a re-pro (including Starshrink).

Yup Raymo it's an unmodded D800, whitebalance was manual at 5350 Kelvin. When...
Forum: Beginners Equipment Discussions 10-04-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By Meru
Hi Barry, Having shot with Triplets, EDs and...

Hi Barry,

Having shot with Triplets, EDs and Achros, there is definitely no arguing that the triplets and ED have better imaging quality. This being said, as a beginner I would not worry too much...
Forum: IceTrade Archives 04-04-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By Meru
Hi guys, Price dropped to $595 with postage...

Hi guys,

Price dropped to $595 with postage included, looking for a quick sale :)
Forum: Telescopes & Mounts 04-04-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By Meru
Bumpity bump

Bumpity bump
Forum: DIY Observatories 04-04-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 995
Posted By Meru
Hi Lee, I only used 0.4m^3 (against general...

Hi Lee,

I only used 0.4m^3 (against general consensus) and had a similar setup, RC8 and NEQ6. I didn't just dig a square hole, it was a wide slab and directly over the pier i dug deeper:
...
Forum: IceTrade Archives 04-04-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By Meru
Didn't think of that, cheers Daniel

Didn't think of that, cheers Daniel
Forum: Beginners Astrophotography 04-04-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By Meru
Thanks guys! Wish the new moon would come quicker...

Thanks guys! Wish the new moon would come quicker ;)

It was clear again last night so had another attempt, this time good old Carina. No guiding (becoming lazy :P) but used my field flattener this...
Forum: IceTrade Archives 03-04-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By Meru
Thanks Col, PM on it's way :) Just looking...

Thanks Col,

PM on it's way :) Just looking into whether the fringe killer or semi-apo would suit me best (I've read that for visual use the semi-apo changes the colour balance too much, need to...
Forum: Beginners Astrophotography 03-04-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By Meru
Thanks Josh :) and yes definitely Glen, just...

Thanks Josh :) and yes definitely Glen, just hunting one now
Forum: IceTrade Archives 03-04-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By Meru
2" Baader Fringe Killer (or similar)

Hi all,

Got a fast achro and need a fringe killer. Please PM if you have something!

Cheers :)
Forum: Beginners Astrophotography 03-04-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By Meru
6" Achro first light - Two targets

Hi all,

I had a chance last night to give my 6" Achro a go. Initial impression - heavy fringing (as expected for a f/5 achro), but for what it is it's quite an amazing scope! The moon looked just...
Forum: Deep Space 29-03-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 302
Posted By Meru
What were the capture details for this?

What were the capture details for this?
Forum: Beginners Talk 29-03-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By Meru
What's your purpose? Depending on what you need...

What's your purpose? Depending on what you need it for, you'd be surprised how easily you can see a 1mW green laser in the dark, so if you are unsure why not buy a cheapie one and see how you go with...
Forum: IceTrade Archives 28-03-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By Meru
Replied :)

Replied :)
Forum: Deep Space 28-03-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 302
Posted By Meru
Great!

Great!
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