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by AJ
Mon Apr 16, 2007 7:01 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Oldish stuff
Replies: 18
Views: 4881

Hi All, In front of me now is a copy of "Our Moon" by H.P.Wilkins date of publiction unfortunately missing. Baught by my Dad for me when I was Thirteen. Also have "Introduction to Astronomy" By Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin? 1956. Also "Practical Amateur Astronomer" Patric Moore circa1963. And somewhere ...
by AJ
Thu Mar 29, 2007 3:27 pm
Forum: Telescopes and instruments
Topic: How much do you spend on kit?
Replies: 15
Views: 6455

I am spent up, and the Mem Sahib has threatened to burn my Credit Cards if I as much as take them out of my bed side cabinet :cry: So...seems I will only be looking at pictures in the Asro Mags and drooling until I either win on The Lot... or a long lost aunt leaves me loads in her will. ( Dream on ...
by AJ
Thu Mar 29, 2007 3:17 pm
Forum: Telescopes and instruments
Topic: New to astronomy
Replies: 5
Views: 2558

Hi Seren (Same name as my Daughter by the way) Welcome to the hobby. As a Denbigh Astronomer myself seems we're close If I can help in any way please contact me. I have several books I could lend you and You might like to do some prelim observations through my scopes. My wife and I would be delighte...
by AJ
Sat Mar 10, 2007 1:41 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: What first 'hooked' you into astronomy?
Replies: 25
Views: 7548

Hi Liev, I became interested during WW2 I was ten at the time and all thoes pitch black nights had me marveling at the amount of stars that could be seen. Havent seen the Milky Way since that time. My first book was an old Astro Book whose auther or title I can no longer remember. I do remember howe...
by AJ
Mon Mar 05, 2007 8:33 pm
Forum: Light pollution
Topic: Here's an idea..
Replies: 12
Views: 6848

Yup!!! And one not far from me :x
by AJ
Mon Mar 05, 2007 8:22 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Just a quick note
Replies: 13
Views: 4938

Keep you chin up Mick.. I'm sure the baby will be A-OkaY. The Mem Sahib and I had lots of problems some years ago when our daughter was born She was Thalidomide but grew up to be a wonderful Mum herself. Now runs her own Pub with the help of two B....y big sons. Will remember you all in our prayers ...
by AJ
Sun Mar 04, 2007 1:10 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Total Lunar Eclipse - 3rd March 2007
Replies: 132
Views: 54919

Hi Guys and any Gals present WOW!!!!! what can I say. Sky was pristine here in North Wales. And what a show This was the first time I'd had my scopes out since moving into our new flat and boy was it worth it I managed to take a few pics from before start until Totality not happy with the last few. ...
by AJ
Sat Mar 03, 2007 1:22 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Total Lunar Eclipse - 3rd March 2007
Replies: 132
Views: 54919

Bit of cloud about but mainly sunny here, However prospects look fair for tonight.....I hope so... it will be the first time I've had my scope out since moving here in May last year :( So keeping my fingers crossed as well as my eyes :D)

Clear Sky's everyone (I hope, I hope, I hope)

AJ
by AJ
Sat Mar 03, 2007 1:16 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Petition to Reduce the Problem of Poor Outdoor Lights
Replies: 15
Views: 5438

Sorry I'm late with signing but have done it now.

AJ.
by AJ
Wed Jan 17, 2007 7:54 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: New Year
Replies: 3
Views: 1084

Thanks Mark Good to be back. Hope nothing else crops up to spoil the return

Regards AJ
by AJ
Wed Jan 17, 2007 2:18 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: New Year
Replies: 3
Views: 1084

New Year

Hi Guys and Gals, Belated Happy New Years Greetings to everyone. Sorry I havent been on line for some time, but with moving house and having problems with the PC am only just starting to catch up with everything. Hope everyone had a good time over the Holidays and Got what the wanted of Father X. St...
by AJ
Sat Jun 17, 2006 9:46 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Fire Ball?
Replies: 3
Views: 2145

This was not a flare it was traveliing to fast and burned out somwhere over the Abergele Roads (Of the coast of North Wales) Irish sea.


AJ.
by AJ
Fri Jun 16, 2006 11:02 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Fire Ball?
Replies: 3
Views: 2145

Fire Ball?

Can anyone tell me if they saw this flashing across the sky last night at 22-35hrs UT in approx south to north direction Very bright travelling at vast speed. I observed it from the front window of our new flat together with the Mem Sahib It wasn't a plane or other airial phenomina I've been observi...
by AJ
Fri Jun 02, 2006 3:00 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: End of the world next Thursday
Replies: 138
Views: 36495

Having only just got back on line (Due to moving home) I have just read this Post........The Guy is Definitely a PLANK Mind you what can you expect from a guy who claims he's in contact with aliens.....Shades of "Truman Bethram" cir: 1960s


AJ
by AJ
Fri Jun 02, 2006 2:44 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Return of the Wanderer!
Replies: 3
Views: 1303

Return of the Wanderer!

Hi Guys and Gals, Moved into the new Flat at last and beggining to get settled. Not had time to get the Scopes set up yet, but hope to be up and running in a couple more weeks. Have quite a nice little garden at the rear and a smashing brick garage for keeping the scopes and equipment in. Best reagr...