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by cstone
Tue Aug 18, 2015 12:26 pm
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: IRIS in Windows 10
Replies: 10
Views: 17301

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 11:52 am
Forum: Member Observations - Blogging
Topic: Here comes the Sun!
Replies: 4
Views: 8214

Re: Here comes the Sun!

Good shot!
by cstone
Sat May 23, 2015 1:30 pm
Forum: Club events
Topic: Show & Tell, 19-May
Replies: 7
Views: 10343

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 1:14 pm
Forum: Club events
Topic: Show & Tell, 19-May
Replies: 7
Views: 10343

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 6:44 pm
Forum: Equipment - Discussion
Topic: my right ascension setting circle keeps moving?
Replies: 4
Views: 9825

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: 15675

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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by cstone
Wed Mar 18, 2015 2:01 pm
Forum: Club events
Topic: Solar Eclipse -- Now At Bolton School
Replies: 10
Views: 15675

Solar Eclipse -- Now At Bolton School

As discussed at last nights meeting Bolton School is a GO! and we will NOT be meeting as Scout Lane as previously planned. The address is as follows:- Bolton School Chorley New Road Bolton BL1 4PA Arriving between 7:30 and 8:15 we are to park in the quad (play area) off Dobson Road and setup in the ...
by cstone
Mon Jan 05, 2015 7:45 pm
Forum: Club events
Topic: 6th January 2015 -- Workshop
Replies: 0
Views: 5150

6th January 2015 -- Workshop

It's looking to be a clear night tomorrow. So some members of the committee will be bringing along various equipment, ranging from telescopes to cameras. Their maybe an opportunity to view Comet 2014 Q2 Lovejoy But don't forget this is also an opportunity for you to being along your own equipment to...
by cstone
Sun Jan 04, 2015 9:20 pm
Forum: Astronomical events
Topic: Comet 2014 Q2 Lovejoy
Replies: 24
Views: 28512

Re: Comet 2014 Q2 Lovejoy

Had a go myself but with the mix of a bright moon and a slight fog haze I was unable to collect enough detail to reveal the tail. But it also disappeared behind a tree when the fog haze did eventually go away :roll:

http://www.boltonastro.co.uk/gallery/di ... fullsize=1
by cstone
Sun Jul 13, 2014 5:20 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: 19" LCD Monitor For Sale
Replies: 0
Views: 6580

19" LCD Monitor For Sale

I've got a 19" LG LCD (non widescreen) monitor for sale for £15. I can send picture if anyone is interested