Tag: filter wheel

More New Toys

Well things have been a bit quiet on the observing front recently. There have been one or two clear nights, but these seem to have coincided with quite a bit of Moon. This coupled with fairly awful transparency, meant for the most part I couldn’t be arsed to open up.  The other contributory factor has been that my Van Slyke Turret has been in the engineering shop for the last six weeks having a filter…


International Astronomy Show Warwick.

Well what can I say but ‘I want one’ although I would need to build a bigger Observatory to get this little puppy in 🙂 It’s been a while since I went to a full blow astronomy exhibition. The last one was Astrofest in London around 2005. While I was just looking for the best Imaging set up within my budget, I wasn’t buying – the problem of getting it all back, would have…