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by mark_smith
Wed Mar 12, 2008 9:31 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: How Old
Replies: 8
Views: 2059

I got a nice glimpse of the new moon on Sunday 9th March at around 20.00 sadly I was going to work at the time. Quite a nice earthshine visible

Mark
by mark_smith
Fri Mar 07, 2008 1:20 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: My two astro photos (plus another)
Replies: 14
Views: 3488

WOW

Love the first widefield shot of Orion :)

Mark
by mark_smith
Fri Mar 07, 2008 1:19 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: M44 Cluster widefield and detail views
Replies: 6
Views: 1797

Great pictures specially like the 2nd close up shot

Mark
by mark_smith
Thu Feb 21, 2008 11:51 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Saturn through a 20'' Dob
Replies: 12
Views: 2828

Stunning :shock:

Got any more ???

Mark
by mark_smith
Thu Feb 21, 2008 11:50 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Total eclipse
Replies: 5
Views: 1375

Great image glad someone got a glimpse :)

Mark
by mark_smith
Thu Feb 21, 2008 11:49 am
Forum: Observing
Topic: Eclipse tonight
Replies: 22
Views: 7688

Total cloud cover here woke up every hour after 2 until 4 but couldn’t see a thing.

Mark
by mark_smith
Wed Feb 20, 2008 10:41 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Forum and Website Problems
Replies: 10
Views: 2128

Great to see the Forum back online :)

Thanks to all those that helped

Mark
by mark_smith
Wed Feb 20, 2008 10:40 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Eclipse tonight
Replies: 22
Views: 7688

I am planning to stay up but sadly the heavy cloud keeps on making the moon nearly vanish but with some clear gaps in-between.

Fingers crossed

Mark
by mark_smith
Tue Feb 12, 2008 8:41 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Skies dim for UK astronomers :-(
Replies: 9
Views: 2451

Sounds Like Good news :)

For this year anyway

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/7240840.stm

Mark
by mark_smith
Mon Feb 11, 2008 9:25 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: ISS Passed Moon off Into Orion
Replies: 5
Views: 1441

Great image :)

Mark
by mark_smith
Mon Feb 11, 2008 9:09 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Orion Tonight 11.02.08
Replies: 0
Views: 532

Orion Tonight 11.02.08

A couple of good images tonight (11.02.08) I used a cannon 400d with the settings ISO 1600 and both images been 15 seconds exposure.

Orion + Mars + Pleiades

http://www.flickr.com/photos/astro-mark/2258044105/

Orion

http://www.flickr.com/photos/astro-mark ... otostream/

Mark
by mark_smith
Mon Feb 11, 2008 5:34 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: ISS passes in front of Moon tonight
Replies: 22
Views: 8886

Thanks Robin :)

Looks like it will just miss the moon from Lincolnshire. Just got a great sight of the space station at 17.20.

Mark
by mark_smith
Mon Feb 11, 2008 5:32 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Saturn, Feb 11th 2008, good seeing
Replies: 2
Views: 788

Great picture Pete :)

Got my first view of Saturn this year on Saturday always a pleasure to see

Mark
by mark_smith
Sat Feb 09, 2008 7:09 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: SETI Subscription
Replies: 9
Views: 3301

Great mapofthedead

Just joined the SETI group :)

Mark
by mark_smith
Sat Feb 09, 2008 7:06 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Moon Craters - James Jefferson
Replies: 1
Views: 853

Stunning :shock:

Brillant images the detail is amazing keep up the good work :)

Mark