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#1 GOLGO13

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Posted 11 July 2014 - 11:01 PM

The site http://www.nightskiesnetwork.com is a great resource for cloudy night observing. I used to be part of Slooh but eventually it got too expensive and not as friendly. This NSN is very cool and very nice. Seems like a very cool service which most of you probably already know about.

#2 Relativist

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Posted 11 July 2014 - 11:33 PM

Yes I am a broadcaster and regular. Hopefully I will be able to broadcast more often as I figure out my equipment.

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Posted 12 July 2014 - 09:56 AM

I don't get there often enough, but there's a good group that hangs out there. :ubetcha:

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Posted 13 July 2014 - 06:40 PM

Yea, it's my favorite when I find the time. The guys who do it every night are the ones I really appreciate.
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Posted 14 July 2014 - 05:50 PM

I've been there a couple times, but its been a long time. Thanks for the reminder.

#6 rckol

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Posted 15 July 2014 - 01:19 PM

Wish it didn't need flash so it could be viewed on an ipad
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Posted 15 July 2014 - 01:48 PM

Wish it didn't need flash so it could be viewed on an ipad



Try Puffin. It works on my iPhone for watching NSN, so it should do the same on an iPad.

#8 Dwight J

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Posted 15 July 2014 - 03:25 PM

Ditto on Puffin....works on my iPad.

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Posted 15 July 2014 - 05:11 PM

Puffin does work, sometimes I have trouble resizing the windows, but that's better lately. I also sometimes have trouble with the chat.

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Posted 16 July 2014 - 09:04 PM

The only window I can't resize is, of course, the viewing one. It is slow to scroll the text in the chat box. Still, I like the portability around the house or outside.

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Posted 16 July 2014 - 10:53 PM

Actually I figured out on the iPad where to bring up the keyboard manually, works great now, especially when I have LTE or I'm on wifi.

I've really gotten used to letting others do the work on NSN, there are some good shows. Lets hope this summer I can add to them. :)

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Posted 19 July 2014 - 10:18 PM

I am trying out the Photon browser which supports Flash. Works OK. You can full screen the viewing window no problem.

Thanks for reminding me there are ways to view Flash on IOS.

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Posted 21 July 2014 - 05:14 AM

Thanks for the tip. I have installed Puffin and NSN is now on my iPad. Has anyone figured out what browser is needed on the Samsung phone (Android OS)?

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Posted 21 July 2014 - 05:14 AM

Thanks for the tip. I have installed Puffin and NSN is now on my iPad. Has anyone figured out what browser is needed on the Samsung phone (Android OS)?

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 11:11 PM

Have been using Puffin for the last few days on my iPad exclusively and it's worked great.

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#16 michael hester

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Posted 22 October 2015 - 01:29 PM

Hello all.  I figure this a good place to ask.  I've been trying to get a channel on NSN but I'm not seeing any responses from the admins there.  Do any of you know someone I can talk to there?  I recently got re-inspired into astronomy and want to broadcast what I see when its clear.

 

Thanks

 

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Posted 22 October 2015 - 01:51 PM

Hello all.  I figure this a good place to ask.  I've been trying to get a channel on NSN but I'm not seeing any responses from the admins there.  Do any of you know someone I can talk to there?  I recently got re-inspired into astronomy and want to broadcast what I see when its clear.

 

Thanks

 

Michael Hester

Sometimes it takes a few days.  I know Joe was in a MVA and sustained injuries so this may be affecting the response time.  NSN has a Yahoo group so it may be worth your while to check that out and join.  



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Posted 22 October 2015 - 03:19 PM

Photon browser here too on ipad. Does decent job on flash.



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Posted 23 October 2015 - 07:13 AM

 

Hello all.  I figure this a good place to ask.  I've been trying to get a channel on NSN but I'm not seeing any responses from the admins there.  Do any of you know someone I can talk to there?  I recently got re-inspired into astronomy and want to broadcast what I see when its clear.

 

Thanks

 

Michael Hester

Sometimes it takes a few days.  I know Joe was in a MVA and sustained injuries so this may be affecting the response time.  NSN has a Yahoo group so it may be worth your while to check that out and join.  

 

The NSN Facebook group is fairly active, but the NSN Yahoo group is hardly ever used.

 

Here's the link to the NSN Facebook group: https://www.facebook...htskiesnetwork/

 

Here's the Yahoo group even though it is barely used: https://groups.yahoo...iesNetwork/info



#20 michael hester

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Posted 23 October 2015 - 10:55 AM

I got my channel yesterday night.  Had first light on the moon with it.   Michael's Astrodeck.

 

I plan to broadcast the moon this evening and maybe hop to bright clusters after that.  Tomorrow I'll have some new equipment to try out.



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Posted 23 October 2015 - 10:59 AM

Congratulations on your Channel Micheal



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Posted 23 October 2015 - 11:20 AM

NSN is great for seeing how others do their EAA. Always learn something new. Also Puffin works perfectly for me on my iPhone & iPad



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Posted 24 October 2015 - 07:35 AM

I just joined up on NSN and done a few broadcasts with the Ultrastar colour, great camera and having a blast on there. Great bunch of people. Well worth a look if you haven't done do. I also have been using Puffin in the iPad which has been great while I've been flat on my back with back problems.



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Posted 24 October 2015 - 07:38 AM

Enjoyed watching you channel today Michael. Looks like you got everything running nicely.

 

Have you managed to have a play with that new kit yet Ken?

 

Wowzers just realised this is first posts and I've been on here almost 5 years, sheesh.



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Posted 24 October 2015 - 11:39 AM

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Have you managed to have a play with that new kit yet Ken?

 

Yes Ken. I am putting together a Review video.

I will post a link once it's done  :waytogo:




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