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    Default Three Craters , Widefield shot and Astronomers House



    More from yesterday.

    Astronomer Houses, a fine des res on Calton Hill , used to be home of The Astronomer Royal of Scotland.

    Next , Nelsons Monument. Built in the shape of an inverted telescope ( thanks for pointing out Carol ).

    The National Monument with the Moon just rising and ''Wee up'' on te other side.

    In the evening we were looking at the Moon , Carol pointed out three craters. I was unsure at first ( carol language is err uhm , EdinburghTalkie ! )
    The craters were taken with the EOS at Prime on the 150mm Newt with a 5x and 2x barlow. Focusing was fun !!!

    Anyway I think these are the three you were refering too?


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    Lol Pete,

    Looks like you're picking up the lingo! It was those three craters I meant! Your crazy barlowing worked well

    Liking the other shots too Pete.

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    beutiful pictures!!! nice done!!

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    Those are beautiful pictures!

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    Thanks guys , the light was just absolutely awesome. Just begged to be captured. I envy the good people of Edinburgh their light , can't wait till Summer comes back , should be spectacular Sunsets there from the Hill.

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    What a great series Pete, and thanks for the history. I would love to have seen the Astronomer's House in its heyday...

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    Very interesting and great idea, beautiful pictures!

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    Great colors Pete.
    You are getting out and about after summer I see...
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    What a great series Pete, and thanks for the history. I would love to have seen the Astronomer's House in its heyday...
    Aye Brian , some fantastic history on the Hill , don't tel Carol , but I think I am falling for Edinburgh. The Astronomers House , Carol was telling me , they are thinking about letting folk rent it for short periods of time . Be great to rent for a wekend and do some imaging from the balcony !

    Very interesting and great idea, beautiful pictures
    Thanks Valentin, great place to spend an hour or so.

    ou are getting out and about after summer I see...
    Aye Declan , tis good to get out and about again. You enjoy those dark nights when you are away mate .

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