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by AJ
Mon May 08, 2006 6:54 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Where do you keep your telescope?
Replies: 27
Views: 10709

Mine are all kept in a well locked garage at present but I'm moving to an new addy in the next ten days and will have them in a new garage until I get my new astro shed. Best regards AJ p.s. Sorry I haven't posted for some time but most of you will know what it's like moving house especially when yo...
by AJ
Tue Apr 04, 2006 11:31 am
Forum: Observing
Topic: First light with my new ED100
Replies: 6
Views: 2855

Hi Gordon, Lucky devil The weather up here is improving but the Mem Sahib and I are still getting over a four week Virul Chest Infection so I have been confined to my Cell so to speak. By the time I get my scopes out again (the way things are going) We'll be back in the Autumn and Winter. :( Still n...
by AJ
Mon Apr 03, 2006 9:21 am
Forum: Observing
Topic: Moon shots with my boy
Replies: 6
Views: 4557

Hi Hotwire, I remember well my time with my Eldest Grandson (Now 22yo) when I showed him the moon for the first time through my scope. The look of wonder and delight on his face (he was six at the time) will stay with me until my final day. I just hope you've kindled the first spark of pleasure in a...
by AJ
Sun Apr 02, 2006 12:26 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Screeeeem!!!!!1
Replies: 4
Views: 2030

Screeeeem!!!!!1

Am still having no luck up here My new observation note book looks like the last entries of the "Mary Cellest" nothing since 2nd march and that was the first since Feb18th. Some one up there hates me I'm sure On top of which I have been down with a Chest infection which is just clearing up. Hope eve...
by AJ
Sat Apr 01, 2006 11:26 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: my old telescopy
Replies: 7
Views: 2346

Hi Burbank Welcome to SPA. Your Scope seems okay from what you tell us but don't expect to see to much until you eye's are accustomed to viewing. From what you say I presume your in the town and light polution doesn't help astronomy one bit but don't give up keep at it and you'll soon get results an...
by AJ
Mon Mar 20, 2006 9:37 pm
Forum: Telescopes and instruments
Topic: 6" Achromatic refractors?
Replies: 42
Views: 14904

Gordon...Congrats to you and your Good Lady I know how you feel regarding new Equipment I went through all that in the dim and distant past for exactly the same reasons you now have. Still as soon as they are old enough whip 'em out to work to support your hobby I Did :lol: Best Wishes and Regards, AJ
by AJ
Sat Mar 18, 2006 3:05 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Refresher needed!
Replies: 3
Views: 1586

Ah! Paul......IF ONLY :roll:


AJ
by AJ
Sat Mar 18, 2006 11:42 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Moon hoax debunked on Channel 5 - 9.00pm today
Replies: 4
Views: 1325

Same old cry from the Yank Conspiracy Nuts and as you possibly gathered, they've written books about it.....Well, Well, Well. Isn't that strange :roll: I've been listening to this rubbish for more years than I wish to recall along with U'F'Os, Yeti's, Abductions and so on, and so on, and so on.... a...
by AJ
Thu Mar 16, 2006 12:18 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Camera Lens's
Replies: 1
Views: 2889

Camera Lens's

Any one know where I can obtain cheap M42 Threaded Camera lens.

All suggestions appreciated. (Except the Rude Ones :lol: )


Thanks, AJ
by AJ
Mon Mar 13, 2006 12:11 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Snow!
Replies: 8
Views: 2230

More forcast for us today just after lunch?? Wonder if I'm being punished for buying my SkyWatcher 200 Dob. Have only had the chance to used it three times since I got it...Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!!!!!! :cry:


AJ.
by AJ
Sun Mar 12, 2006 12:41 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Snow!
Replies: 8
Views: 2230

Hi Guys, You should see it up here in North Wales 6ins plus. Started last evening about 6pm and by 11 it was blowing a blizzard. Needless to say this morning.....YUK!!!!! ....Roll on Spring???? never mind that... lets have the Summer even if we do only get a couple of hours of darkness, I'll stay up...
by AJ
Sat Mar 11, 2006 12:27 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: frightened observer.
Replies: 7
Views: 2722

Hi Andy, We get the damned things up here all the time. And the Air Sea Rescue Chopper from Valley... especially when the Grockles begin to Flock... which will be any time now!!!!!


AJ.
by AJ
Sat Mar 11, 2006 12:21 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Cruel Weather
Replies: 5
Views: 2572

Hi badders! Welcome to the world of frustrated Astronomers :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:


AJ.
by AJ
Wed Mar 08, 2006 4:55 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Has "Earth & Sky" ceased trading?
Replies: 6
Views: 1906

Alastair, Have you tried sending a letter Recorded Delivery. That way someone has to sign for it and you can check with the PO 24 hrs later to see if it was accepted.


AJ.
by AJ
Wed Mar 08, 2006 12:27 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Huge impact crater found in Egypt
Replies: 12
Views: 11559

Good story this Mark....Also some of the others on same site Worth watching for any follow ups.


AJ