Mysterious hut on the dark side of the moon??

Chinese Rover took this picture a few days ago. It shows a strange monolith shaped object on the horizon. The Chinese space bods have named it “mystery hut” but what is it really?China’s Yutu-2 rover landed on the dark side of the moon in 2019. Its...
Storm Barra Fells My Scopes!

Storm Barra Fells My Scopes!

Midnight Monday; after a brief spell of extreme astrophotography between the clouds at my folks place in Devon, I covered up my scopes and headed for bed. . Next morning I awoke to carnage. The storm had pushed both my travel rigs over, the impact dented my tak fs60,...
NEW (OLD) SOLAR SCOPE

NEW (OLD) SOLAR SCOPE

This is my slightly bonkers solar setup! The scope is my war torn (fungus and dropped) vintage Televue NP101. At f/5.4 it’s too fast to work with a PST mod BUT the NP101 is a Petzval design and if you remove the back glass elements it becomes an F10 which is...

Testing out modded PST

So I picked up a very biscuity https://video.wixstatic.com/video/9429d3_3434e1cd4d094d42b31d542493dd75cf/1080p/mp4/file.mp4cheap old coronado pst for £250 and have modded it and stuck it on the end of a 2nd hand £50 helios 90mm f10 refractor. I have to use my...