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1 05, 2013

Saturn photographed

By |2017-01-06T16:01:04+00:00May 1st, 2013|Categories: Astronomy, Blog, Photography|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Monday evening I trekked up hill to Lansdown carrying my 25kg telescope on my back as there was finally a fairly clear evening. With the extra weight it takes over an hour one way but its doable although my legs and shoulders ached after. In between enjoying the various items in Sky Tour again, I took a [...]

29 03, 2013

Telescope arrived

By |2017-01-06T16:01:05+00:00March 29th, 2013|Categories: Astronomy, Blog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Finally ordered myself a telescope. In the end I went for a Celestron NexStar 6SE which was a little more than I had planned initially planned to spend but it was a good choice. Its actually much more sturdy and well built than I had expected. Worked out most of the features and how everything connects, still [...]

18 01, 2013

Scouting Lansdown

By |2017-01-06T16:01:06+00:00January 18th, 2013|Categories: Astronomy, Bath, Blog, Photography|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Its been snowing lately which means no clear skies, but before that I took a 45 minute walk up to Lansdown Playing fields to see what the skies were like there compared to the city centre. It was worth it. There are some street lights near the park and ride unfortunately but if you keep going it [...]