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Forum - History

How and why Inside Astronomy came into being!

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Welcome Messages

Tell us something about yourself and your passion for astronomy. What interests you most in Astronomy?

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The Coffee Lounge

For general chitchat and off topic discussions

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Open for business - last post by Neil

Astronomy News

Astro news from around the world & internet

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Cosmic con - last post by benetost

Astro Events

Place all your astronomy notifications here - Star Parties, Workshop and exhibitions etc...

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Make any suggestion here for improvement of the forum

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General Advice & Help

A place for beginner to ask their questions

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Question to those with a SB... - last post by Milou Pulinx

Choosing your Equipment

Always an important consideration when first starting out in Astronomy

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Skywatcher AZ EQ6 GT mount... - last post by woolbrig

Imaging for Beginners

Camera, Filters & Exposures times and help overcoming the steep learning curve of astrophotography

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Astro Equipment

Discuss your Astro Needs

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New Equipment - last post by woolbrig

Camera's

Whether you are using a dedicated CCD or a plain DSLR a modified DSLR or a webcam you can discuss there merits here...

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Does Debayering a DSLR impr... - last post by Nathancef

Eyepieces

Eyepieces of various designs and manufacture, which do you prefer?

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Anyone tried the Tak ultraw... - last post by Neil

Telescopes

Telescope of all different types and properties, some more specialized than others

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New LS-8 - last post by OleCuss

Reducers & Barlows

Barlows of various designs and magnifications

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Altair Lightwave 0.8 reduce... - last post by g0ibi

Mounts

Mounts come in to flavors Equatorial & Alt/Azimuth and with different load capacities

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Losmandy Astrotrac Hybrid m... - last post by griz11

Members Reviews

Got some shiny new astro gear?
Let us know "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly!"

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Visual - Binaries & Variable Stars

A place to discuss your visual observations of the stars, variables & binaries etc...

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Any Variable star observers... - last post by duskchaser

Visual - Comets & Meteors (NEO)

A place to discuss your visual observations of NEO's

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Four morning comets - last post by BinocularSky

Visual - Deep Sky Objects

A place to discuss your visual observations of DSO's

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Messier Marathon - last post by Andromeda

Visual - Lunar

A place to discuss your visual observations of the Moon

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Lunar Eclipse - last post by Neil

Visual - Planetary

A place to discuss your visual observations of the Planets, even the Dwarf planets, if you can see them?

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Mars again - last post by Lenny

Visual - Solar

A place to discuss your visual observations of the Sun

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A week in the lives of ARs... - last post by steveward53

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Image Processing & Help


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Help processing those tricky images...

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Image Processing Routine - last post by Tinman

Imaging - Astronomy Art

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Another video including a c... - last post by woolbrig

Imaging - Comets & Meteors (NEO)

A place for your images of all Near Earth Objects (NEO)

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Imaging - Deep Sky Objects

For all your deep sky objects...

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OOPS!! Wrong image of Virgo... - last post by stargzr

Imaging - Lunar

The Moon, our nearest natural satellite...

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Yet another Moon from last... - last post by tich

Imaging - Planetary

For all of your planetary images including Pluto!

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Saturn with Moons 6/24/2016 - last post by stargzr

Imaging - Solar

Place your Solar images here...

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Solar Eclipse - last post by woolbrig

Imaging - Widefield

Our Galaxy, the Milky Way...

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Ribblehead Viaduct Nightscapes - last post by Paramount

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Astrophysics

Branch of astronomy that deals with the physics of the universe

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Spacetime is now a fluid? - last post by Neil

Astrometry

Measurements of the positions and movements of stars and other celestial bodies

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Welcome astrometry enthusia... - last post by astrodoc71

Photometry

Science of measurement of visible light in terms of its perceived brightness

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New photometry script in Pi... - last post by gasman

Spectroscopy

Measurement of radiation intensity as a function of wavelength

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Python

The most elegant programming language, Python

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Astrometry with Python - last post by morsanimi

CCD Camera control with Python

Here you can see how to use COM and python to control ccd camera

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CCD Camera control with Pyt... - last post by Neil

Plate solving with Python

Here you can find how to plate resolve an image with CCD Soft, The Sky6 and Python

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Plate Solving - last post by morsanimi

Controlling your mount with Python

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DIY - Accessories

All those bits & bobs that make your life a little easier!

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C6 Hyperstar mirror lock bodge - last post by stargzr

DIY - Mounts

Building your own heavy duty mount, share your experience and designs here...

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HEQ5 Belt Drive Modification - last post by Starlock

DIY - Observatories

Building a home for your scope? Need ideas?

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DIY - Optics

Are you grinding and figuring your own optics, tell us about it here...

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DIY spectrometer test bed - last post by Starlock

DIY - Telescopes

Building your own Telescope - share your experience here...

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Surplus Shed optics - last post by Moonstruck

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Astronomy Books

A place for your astronomy book reviews

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Photoshop Astronomy - last post by Captain Tweaky

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Items for Sale

Please place for astronomical items for sale here.

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Astro-Tech 12" f/8 Ritc... - last post by rpineau

Wanted Items

Place request wanted astronomical items here.

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Members Recommended Retailers

Bought some astro gear? Let us know about the retailer, good or bad.

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