Monthly Archives: November 2009
Nigel Ball kindly sent me a link to a KVM switch (something I’d not heard of before) which looks like the perfect solution to my mini-WASP computer array problem. One keyboard, mouse and monitor can be shared amongst 4 computers! … Continue reading
Has now gone back up to £21.69 and only a 40% saving on the RRP – told you it wouldn’t last 🙂
Just seen that Amazon U.K. are now offering Star Vistas at an amazing £19.59 with a 46% saving on the R.R.P. Surely they can’t go much lower? Grab yours for the ideal Christmas present for the budding astronomer in your … Continue reading
I’ve just seen that Amazon U.K. are offering Star Vistas at an amazingly low price (for the run-up to Christmas?) At £20.09 this is £15.90 off the R.R.P. and a massive 44% saving!! Might get a few in stock myself … Continue reading
I have just spent the WHOLE of today resurrecting an old computer which will be the main computer for the mini-WASP array. Lots of silly little things have fought back hard and it’s only just started to give in now … Continue reading
Managed to get today’s EPOD with a shot with a tiny little Canon IXUS camera – a view of central Athens from the Acropolis with Lykavittos hill as the main subject.
I have just unpacked the beast – it is the most solid piece of engineering I’ve come across in the field of astronomy – I just hope I can put it to full use. I think a fully-loaded mini-WASP head … Continue reading
UPS have just delivered the Paramount 🙂 Will now unpack – taking piccies as I go. It’s come all the way from Germany!!