Wednesday, 5 December 2012

More images of the Optolyth TBS 80

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x30 eyepiece

Detail showing missing small band of rubber

The tripod mount is fine, and I have never had any problems with it.
However, when I first had the scope I used a cheap tripod and 'hot' shoe, and the auxiliary pin caused some wear to the small hole at the front of the screw.

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Marston STW Waxwings


Image showing 37 of the 39 Waxwings present at Marston STW on 20th Nov 2012 (two were in the hedge when I took the image...)