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Re: Blood moon over Africa, UK/Europe getting a good show too
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2018, 01:51:06 AM »
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Re: Blood moon over Africa, UK/Europe getting a good show too
« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2018, 12:17:19 PM »
I have the ETX125 from Meade - very happy with it and it provided some crystal clear images of the blood moon here in Cape Town

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Re: Blood moon over Africa, UK/Europe getting a good show too
« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2018, 01:14:45 PM »
I'm going to have to SAVE for this...
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Re: Blood moon over Africa, UK/Europe getting a good show too
« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2018, 01:33:29 PM »
Damn, I'm having telescope envy.  All I have is this 80mm scope.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0002CTZ70/

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Re: Blood moon over Africa, UK/Europe getting a good show too
« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2018, 10:54:46 PM »
Damn, I'm having telescope envy.  All I have is this 80mm scope.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0002CTZ70/

Yes i have envy too, my current one is 70mm celestron travelscope.

"I have the ETX125 from Meade" - Yum :)

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Re: Blood moon over Africa, UK/Europe getting a good show too
« Reply #7 on: August 04, 2018, 12:04:28 AM »
I've got this light bucket:
https://www.telescopesplus.com/products/zhumell-z10-deluxe-dobsonian-reflector-telescope

Hope to have time to take it out soon.

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Re: Blood moon over Africa, UK/Europe getting a good show too
« Reply #8 on: August 08, 2018, 11:12:53 AM »
I love the Dobsonian mount, just no practical room for one at the moment

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Re: Blood moon over Africa, UK/Europe getting a good show too
« Reply #9 on: August 08, 2018, 04:22:58 PM »
Is the computerized/motorized tracking worth it?  My frustration with locating objects smaller than the moon would make it seem to be worth the expense.

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