Page 4 of 15 FirstFirst ... 2345614 ... LastLast
Results 31 to 40 of 145

Thread: Watch the ISS go overhead TONIGHT!!!

  1. #31
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Billericay,Essex, UK
    Posts
    11,340
    Post Thanks / Like
    Quote Originally Posted by Skywatcher, post: 53240
    yep set it on 17 mick - manual focus. tonight when jupiter is out or you can see a couple of stars - go out and manually focus on the stars - this is not easy but when you get it - stop and don't touch it - its usually all the way to one end and back a bit - don't use autofocus
    yep got that thanks. focus at which end 0.5 or 8? and thats it im set

    thx chris
    Mick

    Sunridge Woods Villa Oct 2000 & 2002
    Esprit/Calabay Parc Oct 2004
    Sunset Ridge Oct 2008



  2. #32
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Posts
    10,689
    Post Thanks / Like
    it will be obvious wen you are looking through the viewfinder

    good luck guys and again PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE let me know if any of you guys see anything

  3. #33
    Administrator keith's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    United Kingdom
    Posts
    21,079
    Post Thanks / Like
    Quote Originally Posted by Skywatcher, post: 53258
    it will be obvious wen you are looking through the viewfinder

    good luck guys and again PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE let me know if any of you guys see anything
    Im all excited it's crazy but I'm looking at the clock all the time
    Disney information? Try our online guidebook at http://wdisneysecrets.com
    Get your own Disney Countdown at http://toys.wdisneysecrets.com









  4. #34
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Berkshire, UK
    Posts
    647
    Post Thanks / Like
    I've been telling my boy about it on the way home from school. I think he thinks he is going to see this big spaceship in full detail. (Hes thinking Star Wars)

  5. #35
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Posts
    10,689
    Post Thanks / Like
    OK this is far from brilliant but its what you will see

    [YOUTUBE]<object width="425" height="344"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/wg3XcOb1cmE&hl=en&fs=1"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/wg3XcOb1cmE&hl=en&fs=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowfullscreen="true" width="425" height="344"></embed></object>[/YOUTUBE]

  6. #36
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Posts
    10,689
    Post Thanks / Like
    Try and use the heavans above star charts to get your bearings so you don't miss at and make sure your watch is bang on

    I bet its clouded out now after all the build up

  7. #37
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Billericay,Essex, UK
    Posts
    11,340
    Post Thanks / Like
    Quote Originally Posted by Skywatcher, post: 53275
    Try and use the heavans above star charts to get your bearings so you don't miss at and make sure your watch is bang on

    I bet its clouded out now after all the build up
    totally clear skies here at the mo for tonight
    Mick

    Sunridge Woods Villa Oct 2000 & 2002
    Esprit/Calabay Parc Oct 2004
    Sunset Ridge Oct 2008



  8. #38
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Berkshire UK
    Posts
    5,026
    Post Thanks / Like
    Thanks for video Chris - it's good to know what I am looking for






    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]

  9. #39
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Billericay,Essex, UK
    Posts
    11,340
    Post Thanks / Like
    Quote Originally Posted by lisaw, post: 53283
    Thanks for video Chris - it's good to know what I am looking for
    it was really good watching the ISS and the SS chasing it lisa
    Mick

    Sunridge Woods Villa Oct 2000 & 2002
    Esprit/Calabay Parc Oct 2004
    Sunset Ridge Oct 2008



  10. #40
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Berkshire UK
    Posts
    5,026
    Post Thanks / Like
    I will take the dog to the park at the end of our road tonight - it's very open there and i will get a good view hopefully and I know which way is West






    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]

Page 4 of 15 FirstFirst ... 2345614 ... LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •