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by Brian
Sun Jun 26, 2022 6:15 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Jupiter and Mars
Replies: 3
Views: 96

Re: Jupiter and Mars

Hi David. Skymap Pro gives the separation as 16deg 29min at that time.

Regards,
by Brian
Thu Jun 23, 2022 4:46 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Paul Sutherland
Replies: 6
Views: 187

Re: Paul Sutherland

Desperately sad news. Paul was a pillar of the SPA and will be greatly missed.
by Brian
Sat Jun 11, 2022 4:45 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: The Moon
Replies: 6
Views: 166

Re: The Moon

Jeff,
That looks like a Mt. Wilson photograph from the 1950s 8)

regards,
by Brian
Thu Jun 09, 2022 4:30 pm
Forum: Visual Satellite Observing
Topic: Space Debris Visual Storytelling
Replies: 3
Views: 166

Re: Space Debris Visual Storytelling

Do we really think that mankind is smart enough to do something about this problem in a timely and effective way? I wonder!
by Brian
Mon Jun 06, 2022 6:31 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: 2012 Venus Transit
Replies: 9
Views: 218

Re: 2012 Venus Transit

Can't resist posting my effort from the 2004 transit:
VenusTransit_200405608_102mmf5_composite.jpg
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I didn't see the 2012 transit either :)
by Brian
Thu Jun 02, 2022 6:31 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Sun in CaK - 2 June
Replies: 3
Views: 144

Re: Sun in CaK - 2 June

Impressive, just impressive Brian!

regards,
by Brian
Thu Jun 02, 2022 6:29 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Tuesday 31 May 2022 - Slender Crescent Moon
Replies: 9
Views: 225

Re: Tuesday 31 May 2022 - Slender Crescent Moon

Another lovely opportunity this evening (Wednesday 1st June at 9:45pm) to observe the increasing crescent Moon. It's at approximately 5% illuminated in this photograph. [Edit: 10:50pm and I just caught sight of a slightly orange tinged crescent 5 degrees above the horizon.] Best wishes, Jeff. Hi Je...
by Brian
Wed Jun 01, 2022 6:32 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Sun in Ha - 1 June
Replies: 2
Views: 129

Re: Sun in Ha - 1 June

Love it 8)

regards,
by Brian
Wed Jun 01, 2022 6:30 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Old photograph of Moon & Venus
Replies: 4
Views: 164

Re: Old photograph of Moon & Venus

Lovely pics Mike. Needed a fair bit of skill to get then I warrant. No "point and shoot" in those far-away days :)

regards,
by Brian
Sat May 28, 2022 4:23 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Venus and Crescent Moon in daylight
Replies: 1
Views: 138

Re: Venus and Crescent Moon in daylight

Apparently in SE Asia to the Indian Ocean, Venus was occulted:
see spaceweather.com for May 28th for a nice image of the event,
by Brian
Tue May 17, 2022 6:09 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Lunar Eclipse observation 16th May Report
Replies: 4
Views: 176

Re: Lunar Eclipse observation 16th May Report

So did anyone in the UK other than Mike see the eclipse? There don't seem to be many reeports, mainly from abroad.
I looked out at 04.30BST to see a wall of grey cloud, so went back to bed :)
by Brian
Tue May 17, 2022 5:41 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: JUPITER in Daylight MAY9th
Replies: 2
Views: 167

Re: JUPITER in Daylight MAY9th

Love those sky colours :D
regards
by Brian
Thu May 05, 2022 6:52 pm
Forum: Astrophysics
Topic: Mercury’s sodium tail
Replies: 2
Views: 225

Re: Mercury’s sodium tail

New picture on spaceweather.com today
by Brian
Wed Apr 27, 2022 5:53 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Crescent Moon, Venus & Jupiter
Replies: 4
Views: 232

Re: Crescent Moon, Venus & Jupiter