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Transit of Mercury in the Spicule Layer. Phil took this great image with his Quantum 6 Scope, Solar Spectrum etalon and PGR Camera.

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by axlefoley
Thu Mar 13, 2014 10:37 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: very unhappy with the SM90II i got
Replies: 22
Views: 990

Re: very unhappy with the SM90II i got

axlefoley wrote:Dave I flicked the dew shield and mounted the SM90 direct on the end of my scope eliminating any sag, will post a pic tomorrow.

Al
When I get time I will remove the pin and relocate it to see if I can get more rotation when tuning.

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by axlefoley
Thu Mar 13, 2014 10:07 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: very unhappy with the SM90II i got
Replies: 22
Views: 990

Re: very unhappy with the SM90II i got

Dave I flicked the dew shield and mounted the SM90 direct on the end of my scope eliminating any sag, will post a pic tomorrow. I have also found I am hard up against the pin to get focus, I wasn't aware I could remove the pin and maybe relocate in another hole,,,,,,,,thanks Stephen for that info. Al
by axlefoley
Tue Mar 11, 2014 3:40 am
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: The new Hutech solar autoguider?
Replies: 28
Views: 4387

Re: The new Hutech solar autoguider?

I have still not seen the sun since I got mine about 6 weeks ago but got this from them.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bd3XB09 ... 1280&h=720
by axlefoley
Sat Mar 01, 2014 12:28 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: End of the Month
Replies: 10
Views: 308

Re: End of the Month

Love your work Derek as always, just wish it would clear up here in Townsville, been cloudy since Christmas.

Alan
by axlefoley
Thu Feb 20, 2014 4:01 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solar Guider in ATT mag this month
Replies: 6
Views: 962

Re: Solar Guider in ATT mag this month

Got one and it cost $900 Aussie dollars, I don't drink I don't smoke or take drugs and I'm not allowed to go out with bad women :( so I spend money on my interests which is photography and star gazing. Since I got it about 3 weeks ago I haven't seen the sun, when it is clear I am to busy when I'm no...
by axlefoley
Fri Feb 14, 2014 7:37 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 13th Feb Ha
Replies: 11
Views: 364

Re: 13th Feb Ha

swisswalter wrote:Hi John

what a fine tongue, ähhhh I ment flare :lol: How about resizing your Avatar to something like 100x100 so we can enjoy your lovely shots wihout scrolling ;-)
Yeah I'm traumatised.

Al
by axlefoley
Thu Feb 13, 2014 8:28 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: NEW phpBB FORUM FINALLY ONLINE!!
Replies: 21
Views: 2620

Re: NEW phpBB FORUM FINALLY ONLINE!!

I was starting to get the shakes,,,,see you in a few months Stephen.

Al
by axlefoley
Thu Feb 13, 2014 3:54 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Unable to log in with old username and password
Replies: 16
Views: 874

Re: Unable to log in with old username and password

:shock: :shock: :shock: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Stephen that's 3 useless posts from the million that you've budgeted for.

Sorry.

Al
by axlefoley
Thu Feb 13, 2014 3:44 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Unable to log in with old username and password
Replies: 16
Views: 874

Unable to log in with old username and password

I just tried to log in with my original details but it kept saying wrong password so I reregistered with another name and logged in straight away,,,,so from now on I will be known as axlefoley not axle01,,,i can hear you all saying, so who gives a poo. :lol:

Al