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Information & Announcements

Information & announcements from the East Midlands Stargazers. Check back often for information on upcoming dark site meets and talks.

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Welcome

Introduce yourself to our little community.

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Astro General Discussion

General astronomy related discussion.

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Weather Discussion

Could there be clear skies soon?

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Beginner Area

Do you want to know the difference between a refractor and a reflector? Not sure how to choose your first telescope? There's no such thing as a silly question... Ask away!

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Martyn's Coffee Shop

General off topic (non astro) discussion.

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Local Societies, Clubs & Observing Groups

Local astronomy groups that have a presence on East Midlands Stargazers.

  1. Derby & District Astronomical Society
  2. East Lincolnshire Astronomy Club
  3. Ilkeston & District Astronomical Society
  4. Leicester Astronomical Society
  5. Long Eaton Astronomical Society
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Meetings this Friday and Sa... - last post by Magellan Boy

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For Sale

Looking to sell something? Need to shift a used telescope?

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Wanted

Looking to buy something? Need to get hold of a used telescope, mount or other astronomy gear?

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Looking to swap your kit?

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Traders

Astronomy related goods and services by authorised traders only.

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Observing Discussion

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Observing Reports

Upcoming targets, things to look out for and star charts.

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November kick off - last post by Sunny Phil

Observing with Binoculars (BINS)

Observing with binoculars instead of a scope?

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Imaging Discussion

Hints, tips, techniques and general imaging discussion.

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Imaging Software

Software discussion, hints, tips and best practice.

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Imaging Video

Electronically assisted observing and imaging.

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Imaging Gallery

Share your captures with the world.

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Telescopes / Complete Setups

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Mounts

In depth discussion of mounts and accessories.

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Eyepieces

In depth discussion of eyepieces, eyepiece kits, barlows, cleaning, etc.

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Cameras

For the discussion of cameras and other imaging accessories.

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DIY & Self Mod

For the discussion of DIY and self mod setups.

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Member Equipment Gallery

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