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by DWatson
Thu Nov 21, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Member Observations - Blogging
Topic: Three comets in one night!
Replies: 1
Views: 2500

Re: Three comets in one night!

:D Well done that man :D
by DWatson
Mon Sep 02, 2019 2:54 am
Forum: General - Discussion
Topic: Stuck in Hurricane Dorian
Replies: 0
Views: 6246

Stuck in Hurricane Dorian

:shock: :shock: :shock: Arrived at the Hilton in Nassau Bahamas 2 days ago 8-) 1st night too jet-lagged to care about the stars+it was a tad cloudy. 2nd night it was brilliant; lying on a deck chair, binoculars in one hand and a large vodka and coke in the other; lovely 3 to 4 hours of star-gazing. ...
by DWatson
Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Club events
Topic: 2nd July - an evening of rockets!
Replies: 11
Views: 10669

Re: 2nd July - an evening of rockets!

Hi all,
as promised i've uploaded 82 photo's to the club's Google page/album....i will leave them in the hands of Ross to share/do with them as he deems fit.


N.B. use the "zoom" function to see people's reactions or the "little things" such as mid-air water droplets/mist-explosions.

Darren.
by DWatson
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: Club events
Topic: 2nd July - an evening of rockets!
Replies: 11
Views: 10669

Re: 2nd July - an evening of rockets!

:D WOW what an evening....it was the most fun i've had in ages with my pants on. ;) I can't post my piccies on here as my Photobucket account has been limited (they got greedy) and until i source another picture hosting site i'll get them of to Ross to share as he deems fit. Thanks to all. Darren.
by DWatson
Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: General - Discussion
Topic: BBC The Planets 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 3402

Re: BBC The Planets 2019

Click the blue wording to the right; this will take you to the webpage for your FREE planets publication; already ordered mine.. Woo hoo it turned up this morning :D I will bring it along to the next club meeting for peeps to have a butchers at. http://www.boltonastro.co.uk/gallery/displayimage.php...
by DWatson
Wed May 29, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: General - Discussion
Topic: BBC The Planets 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 3402

BBC The Planets 2019

If you haven't seen it already then look for it on the BBC's iPlayer 8-) Chuck out the cat/wife/noisy parrot/other....pour yourself a cold one...close the curtains/blinds....sit back and enjoy. If your phone rings then just smash it ;) Click the blue wording to the right; this will take you to the w...
by DWatson
Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Android remote interval timer app
Replies: 1
Views: 3088

Re: Android remote interval timer app

Thanks Ross, i shall give it a try as my Samsung phone/tab has an infra-red transceiver.
by DWatson
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Astronomical events
Topic: Comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann
Replies: 1
Views: 4097

Re: Comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann

Excellent :D ....only 3 to go Ross to hit the big 100....well done.
by DWatson
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Member Observations - Blogging
Topic: The Telescopes of La Palma
Replies: 1
Views: 4066

Re: The Teleescopes of La Palma

Nice pictures Peter....one of my favourite places....i look forward to your talk :D I wouldn't quite go so far as to call the volcano "extinct" lol....they reckon that next time it goes bang and "if" a big piece of it slides into the Atlantic then they say a mega-tsunami could wipe out the eastern s...
by DWatson
Sun Jan 28, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Astronomical events
Topic: Solarsphere starcamp
Replies: 1
Views: 5443

Re: Solarsphere starcamp

:D Wow i've not heard of this event before...now that's what i call a Star Party 8-) tis almost a biker's Rally (but with Stars) ...beer, live music, more beer, tents and of course the Stars above...bliss.

You can put me down for this one :D