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Forum: Beginners Astrophotography 10-06-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 209
Posted By Meru
Must admit I am quite jealous! Where did you take...

Must admit I am quite jealous! Where did you take this from? Looks like a dark sky site
Forum: Accessories 26-05-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1
[FOR SALE] 77mm ND8 Filter
Views: 311
Posted By Meru
Bumpity bump!

Bumpity bump!
Forum: Beginners Equipment Discussions 20-05-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 692
Posted By Meru
Hi Alan, +1 for castors. I bought a 10" dob...

Hi Alan,

+1 for castors. I bought a 10" dob with them already fitted and was so thankful it came with them! I have no idea how else to move in out of my garage for viewing otherwise.
Forum: Beginners Equipment Discussions 18-05-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 719
Posted By Meru
Hi Glen, Although the physical and software...

Hi Glen,

Although the physical and software set up may be similar between the alt-az and eq mounts, there's a fundamental difference in the way they track. You must have polar alignment with the...
Forum: Beginners Equipment Discussions 18-05-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 719
Posted By Meru
Hi Glen, Not sure if the Neq6 does change...

Hi Glen,

Not sure if the Neq6 does change its tracking rate based on the object. However I've had no issues viewing different objects. But regardless of tracking rates, it shouldn't drift out of...
Forum: Beginners Equipment Discussions 18-05-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 719
Posted By Meru
Hi Glen, +1 for Peter's comment, and also...

Hi Glen,

+1 for Peter's comment, and also sounds like a classic case of poor Polar Alignment :) Have you come straight from an alt-az mount? I do apologise if you already know everything I am...
Forum: IceTrade Archives 18-05-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By Meru
Ad updated to include the switch mod and...

Ad updated to include the switch mod and inclusion of a 3V regulated power circuit :)
Forum: Beginners Equipment Discussions 13-05-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By Meru
Hey Simon, Using your phone for any sort of...

Hey Simon,

Using your phone for any sort of alignment will give you extremely poor alignment, and that's at best! The 3 star method will account for errors and slewing accuracy can still be...
Forum: Astrophotography and Imaging Equipment and Discussions 13-05-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By Meru
It's the CCDT67 from Astro Physics, I bought mine...

It's the CCDT67 from Astro Physics, I bought mine from teleskop express. It was designed for RCs but I tried it with my refractor and the results were pretty pleasing. Edge correction wasn't the best...
Forum: IceTrade Archives 13-05-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By Meru
Bump - now $60 including post!

Bump - now $60 including post!
Forum: Astrophotography and Imaging Equipment and Discussions 12-05-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Meru
Thanks Pete, Great to hear another...

Thanks Pete,

Great to hear another recommendation. Yes I've found their prices are quite reasonable, I've contacted them today so hopefully should get a reply soon. Very excited to try imaging...
Forum: Astronomy and Amateur Science 08-05-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By Meru
+1 for Ray's comment!

+1 for Ray's comment!
Forum: Beginners Talk 07-05-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,147
Posted By Meru
Hi Dave, Welcome to IIS! As Allan has...

Hi Dave,

Welcome to IIS! As Allan has pointed out the link, have a read. It's quite good to read. I would very much recommend you purchase a 8" dob. I owned both a 10" & 8" dob and have to say,...
Forum: Equipment Discussions 07-05-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By Meru
Haha I know peter, you helped me out quite alot...

Haha I know peter, you helped me out quite alot :) yes that would be sensible to keep it to trusted members. Astro744 thanks for the link, I dont think I'd be opening a business from this! More just...
Forum: Astrophotography and Imaging Equipment and Discussions 07-05-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Meru
Thanks Trevor! I will see if I can get in touch...

Thanks Trevor! I will see if I can get in touch with them and ask about their experience
Forum: IceTrade Archives 07-05-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
[SOLD] SK120f5
Views: 627
Posted By Meru
PM sent :)

PM sent :)
Forum: Astrophotography and Imaging Equipment and Discussions 06-05-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Meru
Thank Trevor for your reply, Yes I have been...

Thank Trevor for your reply,

Yes I have been looking at their sites in Spain & New Mexico. I was hoping perhaps somebody may have experience using their services, or general advice from an...
Forum: IceTrade Archives 03-05-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By Meru
Thanks guys for clarifying that, it is indeed a...

Thanks guys for clarifying that, it is indeed a Mk2. My apologies, ad adjusted :)
Forum: IceTrade Archives 02-05-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By Meru
Hi Peter, When I was sold this it was sold...

Hi Peter,

When I was sold this it was sold as a MkIII. I also believe that the Mk3 has a removable T2 ring which, when removed, gives a M48 thread - something the Mk2 did not have? If I am wrong...
Forum: IceTrade Archives 02-05-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By Meru
Baader MPCC Mk 2 Coma Corrector

Hi all,

I sold my 8" Newt two days ago and now this needs to follow suit! For sale is my Mk 2 Baader MPCC. Needs no introduction, does exactly what it claims :P Identical to this one here...
Forum: Astrophotography and Imaging Equipment and Discussions 02-05-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By Meru
Hey Kana, I have had both the 80ED & 120ED...

Hey Kana,

I have had both the 80ED & 120ED on a NEQ6 (with my friend using the 120ED on a HEQ5). It is a *brilliant* set up and you will get some amazing images them. Astrobin has plenty of images...
Forum: Astrophotography and Imaging Equipment and Discussions 02-05-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Meru
Cool Buying imaging time for the Heart Nebula

Hi all!

I have been toying with an idea for quite some time. I have an anniversary coming up in 4 months with my partner and want to do something different. She absolutely loves space and is...
Forum: Equipment Discussions 02-05-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By Meru
Hey guys, Thank you for your responses! I...

Hey guys,

Thank you for your responses! I think Jarrod and Leon have hit the nail on the head, I never considered the Tax issues and yes if I was renting I'd be too afraid to damage it. I knew...
Forum: Equipment Discussions 02-05-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By Meru
+1 for Pack n Send as Allan as said. I have...

+1 for Pack n Send as Allan as said. I have freighted a scope interstate and also purchased a scope from QLD using them. I made sure of course to get insurance and tracking etc. As long as you are...
Forum: Accessories 02-05-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1
[FOR SALE] 77mm ND8 Filter
Views: 311
Posted By Meru
77mm ND8 Filter

Hi all,

For sale is my 77mm ND8 filter. I purchased this on impulse overseas about a week ago and used it twice, and have now decided to go for a variable ND filter. Thus this is for sale at...
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