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Forum: Astronomy Books and Media 22-07-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By ZeroID
Glad you all seem to have liked it guys. I'm...

Glad you all seem to have liked it guys. I'm looking forward to the film myself, good choices for both the director and main character. If they get the realism view factor up where 'Gravity' was then...
Forum: General Chat 22-07-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By ZeroID
Ahhhh...!! You get used to it ... :shrug: ...

Ahhhh...!! You get used to it ... :shrug:

:welcome: Roglev btw ...
Forum: ATM and DIY Projects 21-07-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 313
Posted By ZeroID
Have to back up Rolf's comments here re stability...

Have to back up Rolf's comments here re stability of the Serrurier truss design and construction.
Wood if sealed correctly with several good coats of varnish works and looks nice too. Paint, oil...
Forum: Beginners Astrophotography 18-07-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 98
Posted By ZeroID
It's probably a dust mote on the glass cover of...

It's probably a dust mote on the glass cover of the sensor itself. I had a couple on the ZWO, needed a loupe to see it as it was so small as to be undetectable with the naked eye. Looks the same as...
Forum: Astronomy and Amateur Science 17-07-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 195
Posted By ZeroID
FRom what the article I read said, binaries are...

FRom what the article I read said, binaries are quite common in Comets, about 30% or so.
Could be it's a factor in that these things are dirty snowballs and collections of rubble so prone to...
Forum: General Chat 17-07-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 614
Posted By ZeroID
Just got mine in March, haven't found a use for...

Just got mine in March, haven't found a use for it yet ... :P
Forum: ATM and DIY Projects 16-07-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 313
Posted By ZeroID
Second vote for the ROLFOSCOPE (!!!). For...

Second vote for the ROLFOSCOPE (!!!).
For lightness, stiffness and relative ease of manufacture. I 'copied' his 10" f5 for Skeletope II and can vouch for the design. Mine comes in at 11.5 kg for...
Forum: General Chat 16-07-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By ZeroID
Neck Check .. ? Is that like Nek Minnit ? :P ...

Neck Check .. ? Is that like Nek Minnit ? :P

Hi Alex, good to see you're keeping yourself amused and busy. Hope it's all on the improve.

Cheers
Brent
Forum: General Chat 16-07-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By ZeroID
UFO ? Yeah ? ... Nah !!!

Lovely clear night last night. Would have been imaging if the Ob was functional.
But went outside to take some stuff out and happened to look up as you do. Orange object high above scudding along....
Forum: General Chat 16-07-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 614
Posted By ZeroID
Football Club used to do bottle ( beer)...

Football Club used to do bottle ( beer) collections. Car, trailer and half a dozen kids piled on. Dropping into houses and asking to clear out their under house collections to raise funds for gear....
Forum: DIY Observatories 15-07-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 872
Posted By ZeroID
A 2 high block wall will give you enough height...

A 2 high block wall will give you enough height and also stop water ingress under the 'shed' walls. I had some water coming in as Richard did in the bottom channels so just got a tube of expanding...
Forum: General Chat 14-07-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,507
Posted By ZeroID
Deep sky imaging is my main area of interest but...

Deep sky imaging is my main area of interest but ATM and solving problems associated with it is all part of the equation. I get a lot of satisfaction in building stuff to solve technical issues with...
Forum: General Chat 11-07-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By ZeroID
Maybe it is of the species Telescopus Reductus ..?

Maybe it is of the species Telescopus Reductus ..?
Forum: Software and Computers 10-07-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By ZeroID
Not sure exactly how it's done in Vista, never...

Not sure exactly how it's done in Vista, never played with it but try increasing your Virtual Memory. Ctl Panel > Systems > Advanced, Performance Settings and the Advanced tab. Needs to be at least...
Forum: DIY Observatories 10-07-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By ZeroID
Wow, rapid progress !! Well done H. I see what...

Wow, rapid progress !! Well done H.
I see what you mean about 'cable mess' though. I'm using some Velcro strips to keep mine a bit tidier and save me catching on them when I'm moving around.
I...
Forum: Terrestrial Photography 09-07-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By ZeroID
Bugga, I'll eat the pumpkin then ... :D ...

Bugga, I'll eat the pumpkin then ... :D

Well done guys, some good pix there.
So what's the next subject ? Should be 'Wind & Rain' if the start to this months weather is anything to go by...
Forum: Astrophotography and Imaging Equipment and Discussions 09-07-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 629
Posted By ZeroID
I view on screen and sometimes print. Then I try...

I view on screen and sometimes print. Then I try to get a better one next time. :P
Seems to be an endless pursuit .... :rolleyes:
Forum: Software and Computers 09-07-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 493
Posted By ZeroID
Not really a "Mac' person. I have just seen USB...

Not really a "Mac' person. I have just seen USB sticks with Mac files on that have had issues when the USB stick has been used in a PC.
eg Photo jpg files created on a Mac in Photoshop not being...
Forum: General Chat 09-07-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,347
Posted By ZeroID
Seems to be endemic in Westminster ...

Seems to be endemic in Westminster ...
Forum: General Chat 09-07-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,121
Posted By ZeroID
Is that a coloured figment ... ? ;)

Is that a coloured figment ... ? ;)
Forum: General Chat 09-07-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 267
Posted By ZeroID
Currently here is a 140 knot Nor'Easter trying to...

Currently here is a 140 knot Nor'Easter trying to blow stuff around. But the Ob roof ain't going nowhere this time ... :thumbsup:
Forum: Beginners Talk 09-07-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 315
Posted By ZeroID
Hey, well done Ian, now the fun begins. Always...

Hey, well done Ian, now the fun begins. Always the temptation to get a better result. :thumbsup:
Forum: Software and Computers 08-07-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 493
Posted By ZeroID
I would not be to sure about the Mac not causing...

I would not be to sure about the Mac not causing the problem. Macs can 'own' files preventing others accessing it. I've seen it on stuff at work occasionally.
Forum: Software and Computers 08-07-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By ZeroID
APC ( the UPS people) put out a 12vDC & 240vAC...

APC ( the UPS people) put out a 12vDC & 240vAC universal power pack with selectable output voltage and good current capabilities.
I have one downstairs which I keep on hand for those unusual...
Forum: General Chat 08-07-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By ZeroID
$$$$$$$ :shrug:

$$$$$$$ :shrug:
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