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by paulevans
Fri Oct 09, 2009 8:46 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: All 8 Planets on Wednesday!
Replies: 3
Views: 1149

All 8 Planets on Wednesday!

Thanks to the IAU's decision on Pluto, photographing all the planets has never been easier :) Five in the morning..... http://paulni.co.uk/images/4planets091007.jpg http://paulni.co.uk/images/mars091007.jpg And the other three in the evening... http://paulni.co.uk/images/neptune091007.jpg http://pau...
by paulevans
Sun Jul 26, 2009 6:34 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Solar eclipse images from China
Replies: 9
Views: 1954

Pete, That's excellent work, well done! I fared less well as I was at Hai-Ning on the Qingtang River where we lost First Contact due to a thunderstorm and rain, then got some clarity where photography was possible without filters, but there was a 10 minute period of total cloud cover between 0932 an...
by paulevans
Tue Jun 16, 2009 3:47 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Noctilucent Clouds 2009
Replies: 34
Views: 6991

Hi Guys & Gals, We had an excellent NLC display here in Northern Ireland last night! Unfortunately, being bitten by the lurgy, I only got a few shots of the "live" show before retiring, but not before I set my timelapse camera running, this being a Minolta Dimage A2 bridge camera which...
by paulevans
Mon Feb 09, 2009 11:36 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Astro Fest 2009
Replies: 17
Views: 4498

I went to the Sat PM section - four very good talks - the highlight being Dr Allen Chapman who was recommended to me and turned out to be superb - the style of delivery being as remarkable as the content! In terms of gear, lots of new kit to look at but didn't buy anything other than SPA membership!...
by paulevans
Mon Feb 09, 2009 11:30 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Greetings from Northern Ireland!
Replies: 1
Views: 821

Greetings from Northern Ireland!

Morning all! I actually joined this forum a couple of years back but never got past the first post for some reason! Anyway, while at Astrofest on Saturday I got talking to Robin and another chap whose name I have forgotten - sorry - and joined up. So, a bit about me - 47 year old Englishman living i...
by paulevans
Thu Jul 12, 2007 8:40 am
Forum: Observing
Topic: Noctilucent Clouds 2007
Replies: 17
Views: 9972

Hello all, I'm new here but a bit of an "old hand" where NLCs are concerned as I'm now in my second season :-) I saw the display on 8th/9th July and viewed from here (Larne, Northern Ireland) I would say it was the best of the season thus far, at least the equal of the magnificent display ...