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Forum: Astrophotography and Imaging Equipment and Discussions 31-07-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By ZeroID
2.26 Megapixel, whats that, one planet per pixel ?

2.26 Megapixel, whats that, one planet per pixel ?
Forum: Software and Computers 31-07-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,909
Posted By ZeroID
But it much touted advantages are that it is...

But it much touted advantages are that it is seamless across devices and is the main reason for the redesign. It's connectivity is what it's all about.
So it's of no advantage in my non connected...
Forum: General Chat 31-07-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By ZeroID
Lewis has to rebuild his cardboard box impact...

Lewis has to rebuild his cardboard box impact absorber. ( Has it got a 5 Star rating ? )

( I just made a bad pun there ... groan )
Forum: Software and Computers 30-07-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,909
Posted By ZeroID
Bit of a review on here ...

Bit of a review on here
http://www.techrepublic.com/article/windows-10-review-full-of-promise-but-not-a-must-have-just-yet/?tag=nl.e064&s_cid=e064&ttag=e064&ftag=TREe331754

My feelings are that...
Forum: ATM and DIY Projects 30-07-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By ZeroID
It's obviously possible, depends on your...

It's obviously possible, depends on your fabrication skills. The important ctriteria as I understand is accuracy and reproducability, ie focus home, focus set positions can be reproduced by the same...
Forum: Beginners Equipment Discussions 30-07-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 486
Posted By ZeroID
Recommended good buy for all users are the 15mm...

Recommended good buy for all users are the 15mm and 20mm GSO Superview (SV) EP's. Many on here have and use them and bang for buck they are excellent. I have both, I'd recommend the 20mm if you just...
Forum: Astronomy and Amateur Science 28-07-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By ZeroID
Love these star 'stories'. Well written and quite...

Love these star 'stories'. Well written and quite enjoyable, I can imagine the protagonists as well as any good fiction. I will view M8 in a whole new light after this.
Thanks Dana for lovely...
Forum: Celestial and Astronomical Events 28-07-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 994
Posted By ZeroID
Absolutely no luck at all over here. When it was...

Absolutely no luck at all over here. When it was low in the sky earlier my back neighbours rear yard light was on killing all viewing in that direction. Now it is later and higher we've been socked...
Forum: General Chat 28-07-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By ZeroID
Nah, we keep the good ones, you get the leftovers...

Nah, we keep the good ones, you get the leftovers like Russell Crowe ... :P
Forum: Beginners Equipment Discussions 28-07-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By ZeroID
Internal sheilding, pair twist rate, wire gauge...

Internal sheilding, pair twist rate, wire gauge and quality, insulation thickness, crosstalk. At the low signals levels USB works at it can be any number of quite small differences that will degrade...
Forum: General Chat 27-07-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By ZeroID
Feels like home now, we've got the Norgay Montes...

Feels like home now, we've got the Norgay Montes for Tensing Norgay and Hillary Montes for our Sir Ed.
Forum: General Chat 27-07-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 772
Posted By ZeroID
Hahhahahahhaha, priceless, must try that one next...

Hahhahahahhaha, priceless, must try that one next time. But I like the idea of a drone attack threat as well .... options, ideas.
Forum: Beginners Talk 27-07-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By ZeroID
Unlikely I would think as it is at the pole of...

Unlikely I would think as it is at the pole of which we only get a shallow angle of view. The Hex was only discovered when a probe orbitted across it I think and took some pix.
Forum: General Chat 24-07-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By ZeroID
Thanks H ..:thumbsup:

Thanks H ..:thumbsup:
Forum: Beginners Astrophotography 24-07-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By ZeroID
RAYMO !! STOPPIT !!! You're starting to...

RAYMO !! STOPPIT !!!
You're starting to embarrass us with your excellent one-shot pix .... :lol:

Nice work though, just shows what can be acheived quite simply with some skills and good gear....
Forum: Beginners Talk 24-07-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By ZeroID
Wellington .. ?? !! Oh dear ....Fortunately I'm...

Wellington .. ?? !! Oh dear ....Fortunately I'm in Auckland and don't need wind and earthquake bracing. Actually quite like those cold southerlies that hit down that way because by the time they...
Forum: Beginners Talk 24-07-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 110
Posted By ZeroID
Free Star Charts.

Want to know where 'it' is ? Where to find 'it' ? :question:

http://freestarcharts.com/

Don't know if this has been posted before but a very useful site, especially for beginners. I haven't...
Forum: General Chat 23-07-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 461
Posted By ZeroID
They recently put a Mosquito back in the air over...

They recently put a Mosquito back in the air over here. Lots of rebuild though, wood doesn't last too well. I think it's going to a buyer in the UK. Mate of mine did some video of it's inaugural...
Forum: General Chat 23-07-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By ZeroID
Bummer ! Sorry to hear of your situation. Not...

Bummer !
Sorry to hear of your situation. Not good. Take care of yourself first but maybe you can access some of the networked scopes for a bit of remote viewing. There is a regular world wide...
Forum: Beginners Talk 23-07-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By ZeroID
Practice young padawan, practice ...... ...

Practice young padawan, practice ......

You're right though. I have been reading weather maps for years, first as a boatie and now as an astronomer. My weather patterns over here in NZ are...
Forum: General Chat 22-07-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 461
Posted By ZeroID
Wow, but I thought it was going to be the WW II...

Wow, but I thought it was going to be the WW II Typhoon, the rocket loaded tank hunter.. One of my other favourite planes after the Spitfire and the incredible wooden wonder, the Mosquito. Then the...
Forum: General Chat 22-07-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 111
Posted By ZeroID
Lunar industry ..?

Interesting concept. If it can be made to pay it could be done. Might encourage another try ...
...
Forum: Beginners Astrophotography 21-07-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 283
Posted By ZeroID
Nice shot Raymo and as others have said pretty...

Nice shot Raymo and as others have said pretty dang good for 15 secs.
You must have some decent skies where you are. At that ISO and exposure I'd have heaps of LP red sky on the SONY and that has a...
Forum: Solar System 20-07-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 950
Posted By ZeroID
OK, you win ... :thumbsup: Excellent pic .

OK, you win ... :thumbsup:
Excellent pic .
Forum: Software and Computers 20-07-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By ZeroID
Sky Portal (free), Stellarium of course, Mobile...

Sky Portal (free), Stellarium of course, Mobile Observatory ( small fee ).
There are others but most seem to fall below the above 3 for performance and\or have nagware associated with them.

I...
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