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by cstone
Thu Nov 05, 2015 9:35 am
Forum: Club events
Topic: Sacred Heart Outreach Event
Replies: 9
Views: 9274

Re: Sacred Heart Outreach Event

John, Managed to get the Infinity up and running to YouTube last night with some test streams using OpenBroadcast. Its not camera specific, open source and as you describe grabs the preview. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2KYN1csr6V8h3p2tW51Rnw/live As far as laptops I use a i5, 8gig ram and 2gig...
by cstone
Sat Oct 10, 2015 9:27 am
Forum: General - Discussion
Topic: Planetarium timepiece
Replies: 1
Views: 4719

Re: Planetarium timepiece

Wonder if there will be one at kelling next year going cheap
Nah......this is more likely what you'll get at kelling heath
£15 on eBay, £50 quid at kelling heath!

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Celestial-Map ... 35bcde7873
by cstone
Thu Oct 08, 2015 5:46 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Canon 600D and EOS Utilites
Replies: 7
Views: 8657

Re: Canon 600D and EOS Utilites

121 sec delay would in fact produce a 1 sec delay between the two exposure Bill C. is correct with the above. It is deceiving but you may need a delay time especially when downloading to the PC. Even then the time can very depending on the exposure time. The longer the exposure, the bigger file, th...
by cstone
Sat Aug 22, 2015 11:01 am
Forum: Observing - Discussion
Topic: Observing from dark skies
Replies: 3
Views: 6701

Re: Observing from dark skies

best way to see them Lewis said loudly, ( because he is also an expert ) that the way to do it correctly is to use " perverted" vision !!.........

We packed up our stuff and went back to the cottage .......
Brilliant
:D :D :D
by cstone
Tue Aug 18, 2015 11:26 am
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: IRIS in Windows 10
Replies: 10
Views: 13280

Re: IRIS in Windows 10

IRIS works okay for me and not getting many problems with Windows 10 I've not had to make any changes to get it to work! :D One difference maybe is that on the machine I'm using I did a clean install off Windows 8.1 (backed everything up and formatted the disk) prior to the upgrade. Then downloaded ...
by cstone
Sun Aug 09, 2015 10:52 am
Forum: Member Observations - Blogging
Topic: Here comes the Sun!
Replies: 4
Views: 6864

Re: Here comes the Sun!

Good shot!
by cstone
Sat May 23, 2015 12:30 pm
Forum: Club events
Topic: Show & Tell, 19-May
Replies: 7
Views: 8297

Re: Show & Tell, 19-May

Certainly one of the better Show and Tell and we had a range of skills and images to look at. Well done to everyone who participated :)
by cstone
Sun May 17, 2015 12:14 pm
Forum: Club events
Topic: Show & Tell, 19-May
Replies: 7
Views: 8297

Re: Show & Tell, 19-May

I can give an update on the 3D printed tracker mount I've been making, with a short video of the printer performing a bridge.

Also believe member Brian Weller will be bringing an old slide projector and some photos of comet Hale-Bopp to show us
by cstone
Mon May 04, 2015 5:44 pm
Forum: Equipment - Discussion
Topic: my right ascension setting circle keeps moving?
Replies: 4
Views: 7384

Re: my right ascension setting circle keeps moving?

JHalliday wrote:but i want to struggle, like those had to before me.
Gets my vote!! :D
by cstone
Fri Mar 20, 2015 3:36 pm
Forum: Club events
Topic: Solar Eclipse -- Now At Bolton School
Replies: 10
Views: 12635

Re: Solar Eclipse -- Now At Bolton School

Thanks to Bolton School, Brendan and Louise and all those who brought telescopes. It was certainly a memorable day :D
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