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by mark_smith
Mon Apr 01, 2013 3:55 pm
Forum: Space exploration
Topic: Latest russian soyuz capsual to the ISS
Replies: 0
Views: 1842

Latest russian soyuz capsual to the ISS

Hi all

just wondering if anyone knew why the latest trip for the Russian Soyuz to the ISS was the quickest to date. Instead of the 2-3 days this latest one only took 6 hours. Any particular reason why this has never happened before on a manned flight.

Cheers

Mark
by mark_smith
Mon Apr 11, 2011 12:06 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Back from the armchair
Replies: 4
Views: 872

Thank for the reply’s :)

Sadly my other half is not interested i did manage to convince her to go on a star gazing trip during a recent visit to Egypt last month. i got the feeling she wasn’t impressed.

Mark
by mark_smith
Wed Apr 06, 2011 2:21 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Sky at Night
Replies: 9
Views: 1253

I watched this episode and thought it was great that the light pollution didn’t stop them enjoying and spreading the interest of astronomy good on you guys keep up the good work.

Mark
by mark_smith
Wed Apr 06, 2011 2:15 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Back from the armchair
Replies: 4
Views: 872

Back from the armchair

Hi all Just logged on the forum for the first time in over two years due to work commitments and finding a very nice girl (now the future Mrs Smith) to spend time with :-) The astronomy bug never left but finding time to do anything was and sometimes still is hard to find. Even the telescope got mov...
by mark_smith
Wed Dec 16, 2009 3:48 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: A look back.
Replies: 9
Views: 2013

Well done dave on the new job :)

Hope you have many more clear nights in the future.

Mark
by mark_smith
Thu Oct 29, 2009 2:10 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Aurora
Replies: 5
Views: 1721

Same here :(
by mark_smith
Wed Oct 28, 2009 3:21 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Aurora
Replies: 5
Views: 1721

yeah i did to whats the chance of the Aurora been visible in the UK.

Mark
by mark_smith
Wed Oct 28, 2009 3:19 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Guide To Stargazing, This Saturday
Replies: 2
Views: 871

Thanks for the heads up might be worth a buy :)

Mark
by mark_smith
Thu Oct 22, 2009 11:25 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: The Eye of God
Replies: 8
Views: 2321

Brillant Pic :)
by mark_smith
Mon Oct 12, 2009 7:03 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: All 8 Planets on Wednesday!
Replies: 3
Views: 1140

Nice Image very good quality.

Mark
by mark_smith
Mon Oct 12, 2009 6:56 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Strange orange point of light???
Replies: 7
Views: 1636

Lately in the Lincolnshire, Grimsby area there has been quite a few of those Chinese lanterns in the sky. They are orange in appearance and move very similar to the ISS.

Mark
by mark_smith
Tue Oct 21, 2008 7:22 pm
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: Flickr
Replies: 0
Views: 1940

Flickr

How do you make a slide show using pictures then upload it to flickr?

Just got a great series of pictures showing a satellite as it moves across the sky.

Any suggestions would be great thanks in advance
by mark_smith
Tue Jul 29, 2008 9:40 pm
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: Blog Address Astro Mark
Replies: 0
Views: 1953

Blog Address Astro Mark

I have a current Blog with “Blogger” But purchased domain name with 123 but I am struggling to get my current web page transferred to my new one.

Does anyone have any experience with this?

Thanks in advance.

Mark
by mark_smith
Thu Jun 26, 2008 5:49 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Noctilucent Clouds from Selsey (June 26th)
Replies: 7
Views: 2762

Great pictures Pete :)

Mark
by mark_smith
Thu Jun 26, 2008 5:48 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Endevour & the ISS
Replies: 8
Views: 2149

Amazing :)

Mark