Category Archives: News and Blog

North Lincs astro meeting 3rd July 2017

19 of the regulars were present at the North Lincs astro society meeting for the July 2017 get together at Far Ings visitor centre. We got there early to get some stunning views of the Sun through the club solar telescope. … Continue reading

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North Lincs Astro meeting 5th June 2017

Despite the weather, 16 regulars turned up for the North Lincs astro society meeting on Monday 5th June 2017. The night kicked off with Damian giving a brief talk about the constellation Libra the scales. This included the history of … Continue reading

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North Lincs astro meeting 8th May 2017

20 members were in attendance for the North Lincs astro meeting at Far Ings nature reserve visitor centre for the May 2017 meeting. We had 3 separate speakers, starting with the welcome return of Damian giving us his constellation of … Continue reading

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North Lincs astro meeting 3rd April 2017

A slightly depleted attendance of 20 people came to the April 2017 meeting of the North Lincs astro society.  The speakers were John, who gave his monthly updates on the latest astro news, followed by Chris Roche giving an excellent talk … Continue reading

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Minox DTC 550 digital stealth camera February 2017

The MINOX DTC 550 is fitted with a new 5 megapixel sensor which provides outstanding imaging quality and pin-sharp definition in both day-light and night use; the camera captures single images and video recordings in full HD resolution and also … Continue reading

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Lincoln astronomy society meeting 4th April 2017

Paul Cotton shall be giving a talk “Finding colour in the night sky” at the Lincoln astronomy society on 4th April 2017. Paul has already give this talk at the North Lincs astro society, so I can confirm it will be … Continue reading

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How to get auto exposure with a camera on manual setting

Sounds daft or impossible. That,s what I thought when I heard you can get auto exposure on a DSLR with it set on manual. So how does it work. So lets say you need to use a specific shutter speed … Continue reading

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North Lincs astro meeting 6th March 2017 Talk by Paul Money

It was nice to see a few new faces for the March 2017 meeting at the North Lincs astro society. This meant we had a very good attendance of 25 people filling the room. On this occasion we were given … Continue reading

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Optics weekend at the Waters` Edge country park, Lincolnshire

Northern Optics are having Optics weekends every weekend (**see notes below ) at the Waters` edge visitor centre , Barton Upon Humber, North Lincolnshire. Unlike many dealers who are on-line only, you get a chance to try before you buy from … Continue reading

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North Lincs Astro meeting 6th February 2017

Around 20 members attended the North Lincs astro meeting on the 6th Feb 2017..We started proceedings with John Suffill giving a brief talk about the latest astro news. This was followed by Chris Roche giving an excellent talk about the … Continue reading

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