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by cstone
Sun Apr 05, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: More than I bargained for....
Replies: 0
Views: 25

More than I bargained for....

When I was imaging M51 on March 27th looks like I got more objects then I thought, 15 in total. I ran the image through the portal which plates solve the image and added the labels.
8 x 20 minutes (Cannon 1000d and Altair 60ed)
M51.jpg (1.94 MiB) Viewed 25 times
You can see a bigger image by Right-clicking on the image, select open in new tab
by cstone
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Club events
Topic: Online Tonight
Replies: 4
Views: 126

Online Tonight

If anyone is interested will be online tonight around 7-pm using the video link that was sent out last week. Over the past two nights Myself, Ross, Keith and Cheryl have had some good conversations while sharing each other screens, imaging objects and finding comets. Anyone is more then welcome to j...
by cstone
Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Club events
Topic: Online Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 256

Online Meeting

Hello The decision has been made to host as many meetings online using video conferencing. An email will be sent to the membership over the next few days with the video conference link and some instructions which you can then test and provide feedback. Please email with your mo...
by cstone
Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Club events
Topic: Waddow Hall Girlguiding
Replies: 0
Views: 5097

Waddow Hall Girlguiding

Not a club event but we've had the following request for volunteers. There is a contact number but if anyone is interested then drop an email to We are holding 2 stargazer themed camps for Brownies on 21-23 April and 28-30 April. I was wondering if there was anyone who would be...
by cstone
Mon Nov 14, 2016 12:17 pm
Forum: Club events
Topic: Sharples "Super Moon" Celebration
Replies: 0
Views: 5025

Re: Sharples "Super Moon" Celebration ***Cancelled***

****Please note the event has now been cancelled****
by cstone
Sun Sep 25, 2016 2:08 pm
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: Windows 10 update
Replies: 3
Views: 6111

Re: Windows 10 update

Also make sure if you are taking any skymap software (C2A, Sky Chart / Cartes du Ciel, Stellarium) that you have updated your orbital elements! :geek:
by cstone
Sat May 14, 2016 12:20 pm
Forum: General - Discussion
Topic: Light Pollution Petition
Replies: 5
Views: 8263

Light Pollution Petition

From an e-mail
This is a new petition to call for the control of Light Pollution, and protect the UK dark skies we have left.

Please I would be grateful if you can forward to all those you value natures dark skies!
by cstone
Mon May 09, 2016 3:40 pm
Forum: Club events
Topic: Bolton School Visit -- 9th May -- Mercury Transit
Replies: 7
Views: 10864

Re: Bolton School Visit -- 9th May -- Mercury Transit

Certainly not to be missed and thanks to all off those for coming. Again another good turn out from members and positive feedback from the staff of Bolton School.

Looking forward to seeing the pictures, but will anyone get the end of it!
by cstone
Wed Apr 06, 2016 1:06 pm
Forum: Club events
Topic: Workshop session on 5-Apr
Replies: 3
Views: 7104

Re: Workshop session on 5-Apr

We was very fortunate with the weather and my Celestron LCM with the Skywatcher had its first public outing, and seeing Jupiter in Gerald's binoculars was impressive.

I did manage to get some pictures of the evening.