Archive for October, 2012

A Guide to Setting Up a German Equatorial Mount

A Guide to Setting Up a German Equatorial Mount

A Guide to Setting Up a German Equatorial Mount. Visit us at: www.scopesnskies.com www.pulsar-optical.co.uk Presented by Robert J Dalby Produced by The Astronomy and Nature Centre in association with ARB Media Productions. Video Rating: 4 / 5

October 28, 2012 | 17 Comments More
Sky-Watcher Guide Scope Mount

Sky-Watcher Guide Scope Mount

Video review and demonstration of the Sky-Watcher Guide Scope Mount. Video Rating: 5 / 5

October 25, 2012 | 16 Comments More
New Celestron Super Polaris C8 Telescope!

New Celestron Super Polaris C8 Telescope!

This will be a fun hobby once I get through the GoTo system learning curve. There is very little online informatio for the Vixen Sky Sensor 2000 PC… I will have it mastered soon… Here is a list of my equipment so far; Celestron Super Polaris C8 Telescope Vixen German Equatorial Mount Polar Alignment Scope […]

October 21, 2012 | 16 Comments More
Celestron SkyProdigy 6 Telescope Tour

Celestron SkyProdigy 6 Telescope Tour

More Info: www.celestron.com Instructions on how to assemble StarScout telescope kit by Learning Encounters Video Rating: 0 / 5

October 17, 2012 | 2 Comments More
Celestron Telescopes

Celestron Telescopes

Celestron EDGE HD 800,Celestron C5 Skywatcher HEQ5 goto mount

October 14, 2012 | 5 Comments More
How to Use Telescopes : Telescope Maintenance

How to Use Telescopes : Telescope Maintenance

Clean telescope lenses and mirrors only every few years and never use a T-shirt or finger to wipe viewing surfaces. Maintain a telescope in working order with an observatory director in this free astronomy video. Expert: Rocky Alvey & Billy Teets Bio: Rocky Alvey is the assistant director of the Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory and has […]

October 10, 2012 | 13 Comments More
[BBC] Historic Jodrell Bank telescope fears closure

[BBC] Historic Jodrell Bank telescope fears closure

2008.03.09 Scientists at one of the world’s most advanced observatories are facing an uncertain future, with a closure threat hanging over its flagship project. Jodrell Bank in Cheshire, home of the landmark Lovell Telescope, is part of a network of seven giant astronomy dishes in the eMerlin project. The Science and Technology Facilities Council is […]

October 6, 2012 | 9 Comments More
Astrophotography: Guided Telescope Setup

Astrophotography: Guided Telescope Setup

This is the setup I use for astro-photography. Featuring the Takahashi 150 scope, EQ6 mount, Orion Cams, and Craig Starks Software for guiding and image acquisition. Video Rating: 4 / 5

October 3, 2012 | 15 Comments More