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Sat Apr 30, 2011 11:45 pm
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: Looking for like minded Astronomers in Birmingham/Solihull
Replies: 13
Views: 4415

hello mike, i live in solihull and have been to a couple of their open evenings and had some good fun. i think most societies only meet once a month.
i do most of my viewing from the garden but if you find somewhere decent give us a shout and ill try and come along
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Sat Apr 30, 2011 11:24 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: ISS
Replies: 3
Views: 1032

ive been watching it these past few days as i do regularly and im always awestruck :D
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Mon Mar 28, 2011 9:35 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: A great phainomenon on sun today.
Replies: 1
Views: 636

i like that :D
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Mon Mar 14, 2011 6:06 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: summer triangle
Replies: 3
Views: 840

summer triangle

ironic isnt it, got up at 5.30 this morning for work and had a quick look outside to check the weather, it was bloody freezing, and there high up to the east and south east was the summer triangle :)
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Sun Mar 06, 2011 2:57 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Cliff - 5000 and counting
Replies: 14
Views: 1952

nice one cliff, ive a lot of catching up to do :)
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Sun Nov 14, 2010 10:20 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Leonids 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2817

dont look too promising, ill have 15 mins in the morning before work at 6.30 and then ill have an evening of it on the weekend
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Sun Nov 14, 2010 10:15 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Venus - November 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 3875

as im usually up at 5am for work i regularly have a butchers at the sky with a cuppa and viewed venus twice last week at around 0615 gmt. i have to agree with you jeff, i always have to make a double take and make sure its not a plane head on or something, the brightness always takes me by supprise
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Mon Oct 25, 2010 12:32 am
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: Stellarium.
Replies: 10
Views: 3388

hello northerner, if i were you id uninstall it and download it and reinstall it again, :)
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Thu Oct 14, 2010 8:53 pm
Forum: Astrophysics
Topic: Horizon: What Happened Before the Big Bang?
Replies: 48
Views: 19275

Dear al(L) I don't see the point of wasting time trying to solve problems beyond me - and possibly\probably beyond anyone anyway. Best of luck from Cliff aw come on, these things are great to ponder over. never say never in science, its only a few hundred years ago we thought we lived inside a blac...
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Thu Oct 14, 2010 7:41 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: October 2010 Celestial Calendar
Replies: 2
Views: 742

brilliant information dave, definitely going to try for the zodiacal light, fingers crossed :)
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Mon Oct 11, 2010 7:28 pm
Forum: Astrophysics
Topic: Horizon: What Happened Before the Big Bang?
Replies: 48
Views: 19275

presumably before the BB everything was packed so tightly that nothing could move and so everything was there, but as nothing at all was moving there wasnt any means or vantage point to measure time, if you get me drift :oops:
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Mon Oct 11, 2010 7:18 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: location location location
Replies: 2
Views: 766

location location location

i dont want to invade anyone's privacy but i do think it useful for other members if you have your location in your profiley bit ( to the left of every post ), if you can understand me :oops: :D
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Mon Oct 11, 2010 7:13 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Pleiades.
Replies: 3
Views: 958

hello David, i guage the clarity of the sky by using the sisters as well as ursa minor and delphinus. the best ive ever done is six sisters :)
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Mon Oct 11, 2010 7:07 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Venus and Moon - crescents in daylight
Replies: 5
Views: 934

hey mike, great observation, the typo doesnt need fixing, i read it as crescent and only realised the typo when you pointed it out :D
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Mon Oct 11, 2010 6:55 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: magellanic clouds
Replies: 1
Views: 680

magellanic clouds

i would love to have the chance to visit the southern hemisphere and view its night sky, particularly the magellanic clouds and was wondering have any of you lot had the chance.
how bright are they compared to our faint view of the milky way?