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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.

  1. EMS Meets
  2. EMS3
  3. Kelling 2014
  4. Kelling 2015
  5. SGL9
  6. Past Events
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The next EMS quarterly meet... - last post by Astronigel

Welcome

Introduce yourself to our little community.

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Hello from Baumber... - last post by Tibbz2

Astro General Discussion

General astronomy related discussion.

  1. Astronomical Science
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Processing Tutorials :) - last post by TasKiNG

Weather Discussion

Could there be clear skies soon?

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<Expletive> typical - last post by Sunny Phil

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!

  1. Guides & Tutorials
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Strange or unusual magnetic... - last post by Boletus

Martyn's Coffee Shop

General off topic (non astro) discussion.

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Happy Birthday. - last post by Cazz

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
  6. North Lincolnshire Astronomical Society
  7. Nottingham Astronomical Society
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Big thanks - last post by stash

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For Sale

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

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Televue 4x Powermate &... - last post by catman161

Wanted

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

  • 57 topics
  • 240 replies
NEQ6 or possibly an HEQ5 Wa... - last post by Graham

Swap Shop

Looking to swap your kit?

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meade 10" lx5 forks, tr... - last post by twintin

Traders

Astronomy related goods and services by authorised traders only.

  1. Altair Astro
  2. Astrotec
  • 129 topics
  • 564 replies
Altair 60mm and 80mm Finder... - last post by Altair

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Observing Discussion

Hints, tips, techniques and general observing discussion.

  • 82 topics
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Neptune closest this week - last post by CodnorPaul

Observing Reports

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

  • 179 topics
  • 1,101 replies
23.8.14. - last post by stash

Observing with Binoculars (BINS)

Observing with binoculars instead of a scope?

  • 39 topics
  • 307 replies
Planet suite - last post by Ron Clarke

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Imaging Discussion

Hints, tips, techniques and general imaging discussion.

  • 231 topics
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Lack of colour in images - last post by Boletus

Imaging Software

Software discussion, hints, tips and best practice.

  • 77 topics
  • 573 replies
desperate help need with PH... - last post by Ibbo

Imaging Video

Electronically assisted observing and imaging.

  • 11 topics
  • 76 replies
1st Mintron image with the... - last post by philjay

Imaging Gallery

Share your captures with the world.

  1. Picture of the Month
  2. Comets, Asteroids, Meteors & Meteorites
  3. Deep Space Objects (DSOs)
  4. Double / Binary Stars
  5. Lunar
  6. Planetary
  7. Sketching
  8. Solar
  9. Widefield
  10. Non Astro Photography
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Bubble Nebula - Widefield (... - last post by Perkil8r

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Telescopes / Complete Setups

For discussion of Optical Tube Assemblies (OTAs), mounts, accessories and complete setups.

  • 177 topics
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Help with Nexstar 4 - last post by CodnorPaul

Mounts

In depth discussion of mounts and accessories.

  • 123 topics
  • 1,357 replies
Tut tut Mr Ibbotson - last post by philjay

Eyepieces

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

  • 92 topics
  • 849 replies
New foam - last post by Ibbo

Cameras

For the discussion of cameras and other imaging accessories.

  • 43 topics
  • 493 replies
Converter types....any good? - last post by peepshow

DIY & Self Mod

For the discussion of DIY and self mod setups.

  • 235 topics
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Mak 180, Mods complete - last post by philjay

Member Equipment Gallery

Show off your shiny kit.

  • 85 topics
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Cooling - last post by Tweedledee

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East Midlands Stargazers Star Party

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