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June 27, 2005 04:22 PM Forum: Reflectors

My Mak and your thoughts...

Posted By Andy Campbell

Hi Gary!
Although you will probably get excellent advice in this Forum! You should Also pose your question in the Maksutov Forum! I'm sure they need the traffic down there! grin wink

July 6, 2005 02:24 PM Forum: Wildlife Photography


Posted By Andy Campbell

Awesome shots Jim! It looks like you live in a beautiful neck of the woods! 8)

July 6, 2005 10:37 PM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

July 17, 2005 12:29 PM Forum: Home Observatories

Star Shooter Mobile Observatory

Posted By Andy Campbell

Congratulations on finishing your project Merlin! I know I have seen pics of the outside during the construction but could you post a few of the inside now that it's done? Thanks! And again Nice Job! 8)

July 31, 2005 10:31 AM Forum: Digital SLR AstroPhotography

ISS and DISCOVERY transit the sun

Posted By Andy Campbell

Nice job Anthony!! 8O
I can remember catching a glimpse once through the eyepiece of the ISS & shuttle. What a great accomplishment to photograph them in transit!

August 3, 2005 10:01 AM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

To Phoenix, Arizona amateurs....

Posted By Andy Campbell

Paul Maxson said:

Sorry about last fault. I just took delivery on my new scope and that's why we had such a doozie of a thunderstorm!! grin

I was wondering what was up! 8)

August 4, 2005 09:24 AM Forum: Home Observatories

Another pier design to critique

Posted By Andy Campbell

I think it will work fine! Just don't pour your mud to wet. The wetter it is the more shrinking it will do. Also you could spray some concrete bonder on the inside of your tube! And you might investigate the use of "Bentonite" in your concrete mix! Good luck with your project! 8)

August 12, 2005 12:00 PM Forum: After Dark

It's Here again!

Posted By Andy Campbell

I spent a couple hours out this morning. And I also spotted about 40 and about 10 of those were nice and bright with a noticeable trail. 8)

August 13, 2005 04:12 PM Forum: After Dark

What did I see

Posted By Andy Campbell

I've had satellites cross my field of view on numerous occasions. Perhaps that is what it was! or Aliens! 8O

August 20, 2005 07:59 PM Forum: Telescope Making

Good Telescope Making book?

Posted By Andy Campbell

Try "All about Telescopes" by Sam Brown
Thats the book I used to make my first scope. It explains quite simply the process. How to build testing equipment. And covers simple equatorial mounts too! No photos but lots of drawings. Probably not the latest info but was easy enough to follow that this old concrete man could do it! 8)