Category Archives: Telescope
Sitting here my toes are really quite frozen! The reason is another session outside with the telescope. Having lovely clear skies I decided that despite the cold it would be worth setting it up again and spending some time with … Continue reading
I’d been thinking about buying a bigger scope for a while when I finally crasked and ordered it last Friday. It’s another Meade, this time an 8″ LX90. I oredered it through Telecsope House as they had a good price … Continue reading
I’ve been toying with the idea of buying a new telescope for a while now, and on Friday I finally broke and ordered one. With luck it should be with me later this week.
While doing some research on telescopes I found that polar alignment gives better tracking. never having aligned my scope using this mounting technique I thought I’d give it a try last night. It was more fiddly than using the simple … Continue reading
Went out briefly last night and tried to align the scope, but for the first time ever it hit the stops! It doesn’t normally do that, but it did start me wondering if I had the scope in the correct … Continue reading