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by cstone
Sat Nov 07, 2015 2:32 pm
Forum: Member Observations - Blogging
Topic: The age of infinity
Replies: 9
Views: 12405

Re: The age of infinity

What problems are you having with the infinity software? You press the broadcast button and nothing happens. Plus there is nothing in the Quick Reference guide to refer to. But will be looking at YouTube videos later. What focal-ratio were you using on your C11 - the "raw" f/10, or f/6 with that Re...
by cstone
Sat Nov 07, 2015 11:42 am
Forum: Club events
Topic: Sacred Heart Outreach Event
Replies: 9
Views: 9540

Re: Sacred Heart Outreach Event

There is a description of the evening events over at the blogging section but thanks everyone for the feedback, hope everyone enjoyed the streams.

viewtopic.php?f=18&t=817
by cstone
Sat Nov 07, 2015 11:41 am
Forum: Member Observations - Blogging
Topic: The age of infinity
Replies: 9
Views: 12405

The age of infinity

I was rather excited about the societies new Atik Infinity camera having heard how sensitive the sensor was. Once set-up on the C11 the camera was focused and taking unobstructed ten second images of M57. Even though I was only using the Artemis Capture software for quick results I was able to strea...
by cstone
Thu Nov 05, 2015 9:35 am
Forum: Club events
Topic: Sacred Heart Outreach Event
Replies: 9
Views: 9540

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: 5023

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: 8833

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: 6980

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: 13809

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: 7056

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: 8480

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 :)