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Posts Made By: Andy Campbell

May 8, 2006 07:39 PM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

Here's my attempt at 73p-c

Posted By Andy Campbell

I am having a lot of trouble with the tracking of my scope but was able to get this after throwing away a few shots! :S
Starlight xpress MX5C
10 x 60 seconds

May 17, 2006 01:11 PM Forum: Meade

Programming the SMART DRIVE!

Posted By Andy Campbell

I have spent a few hours now trying to program me PEC by eyeball with an illuminated reticle. It's not that easy! Through someone elses suggestion I am trying out this program called PEMPro.It's a free 60 day trial. If it works this may be the best $ spent on astro imaging! Has anyone used this? what were your results? Do you have any tips for us rookies?
Here's a link to the download.Check out the Pempro quick tour. And check out the user forum if you have ?'s. Ray Gralak is extremely helpful!

May 26, 2006 11:25 AM Forum: Home Observatories

Re: Door mat

Posted By Andy Campbell

She was right! It is a nice touch! 8)

May 26, 2006 11:41 AM Forum: After Dark

SETI Milestone!:-)

Posted By Andy Campbell

I have reached 20,000 total credits today! 8)
I know it's not a lot but I am a late starter!

June 1, 2006 12:31 PM Forum: Insects - Flowers and Other Small Stuff - Photos

Gila Monster

Posted By Andy Campbell

This fellow walked through the Campbell "Compound" last night!

June 2, 2006 03:39 PM Forum: Reflectors

F.1 Reflector?

Posted By Andy Campbell

An F.1 Reflector?? I have a 14" spherical F.1 polished blank. Looks like a meniscus lens for a mak. or something like that. I was wondering if there was a way to make something like this work as an imaging system?

June 14, 2006 10:55 AM Forum: Sports

World cup "News"

Posted By Andy Campbell

Heres a link to some world cup info!

June 17, 2006 10:07 PM Forum: Sports

Taylor vs. Wright

Posted By Andy Campbell

What a great fight! grin I thought the draw was a good outcome! Anybody else see this fight? What do you think??

June 18, 2006 06:32 PM Forum: Home Observatories

Re: Fire Hazard From Plastic Domes?

Posted By Andy Campbell

I think if fire is close enough to melt your plastic dome it won't matter what material your observatory roof is made of metal or wood your observatory will be destroyed. What's nice about these new plastic domes is you will be able to replace it four or five times before you equal the cost of the metal ones!

June 21, 2006 06:52 PM Forum: Birding Optics and Photos

Re: Thank you

Posted By Andy Campbell

Bill Burghardt said:

Just spent a while going through the photos.

Thanks for showing nature as it is, much lovlier than the selected almost posed pictures in most publications.

Thanks again,

Your right Bill!
I don't post my thoughts as often as i should! I would like to join Bill and say Thanks also! grin