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by cstone
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Club events
Topic: Online Tonight
Replies: 4
Views: 64

Online Tonight

If anyone is interested will be online tonight around 7-pm using the video link that was sent out last week. Over the past two nights Myself, Ross, Keith and Cheryl have had some good conversations while sharing each other screens, imaging objects and finding comets. Anyone is more then welcome to j...
by cstone
Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Club events
Topic: Online Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 206

Online Meeting

Hello The decision has been made to host as many meetings online using video conferencing. An email will be sent to the membership over the next few days with the video conference link and some instructions which you can then test and provide feedback. Please email boltonastro@gmail.com with your mo...
by cstone
Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Club events
Topic: Waddow Hall Girlguiding
Replies: 0
Views: 5078

Waddow Hall Girlguiding

Not a club event but we've had the following request for volunteers. There is a contact number but if anyone is interested then drop an email to boltonastro@gmail.com We are holding 2 stargazer themed camps for Brownies on 21-23 April and 28-30 April. I was wondering if there was anyone who would be...
by cstone
Mon Nov 14, 2016 12:17 pm
Forum: Club events
Topic: Sharples "Super Moon" Celebration
Replies: 0
Views: 5004

Re: Sharples "Super Moon" Celebration ***Cancelled***

****Please note the event has now been cancelled****
by cstone
Sun Sep 25, 2016 2:08 pm
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: Windows 10 update
Replies: 3
Views: 6092

Re: Windows 10 update

Also make sure if you are taking any skymap software (C2A, Sky Chart / Cartes du Ciel, Stellarium) that you have updated your orbital elements! :geek:
by cstone
Sat May 14, 2016 12:20 pm
Forum: General - Discussion
Topic: Light Pollution Petition
Replies: 5
Views: 8223

Light Pollution Petition

From an e-mail
This is a new petition to call for the control of Light Pollution, and protect the UK dark skies we have left.

Please I would be grateful if you can forward to all those you value natures dark skies!

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/119428
by cstone
Mon May 09, 2016 3:40 pm
Forum: Club events
Topic: Bolton School Visit -- 9th May -- Mercury Transit
Replies: 7
Views: 10841

Re: Bolton School Visit -- 9th May -- Mercury Transit

Certainly not to be missed and thanks to all off those for coming. Again another good turn out from members and positive feedback from the staff of Bolton School.

Looking forward to seeing the pictures, but will anyone get the end of it!
by cstone
Wed Apr 06, 2016 1:06 pm
Forum: Club events
Topic: Workshop session on 5-Apr
Replies: 3
Views: 7089

Re: Workshop session on 5-Apr

We was very fortunate with the weather and my Celestron LCM with the Skywatcher had its first public outing, and seeing Jupiter in Gerald's binoculars was impressive.

I did manage to get some pictures of the evening.
by cstone
Thu Mar 31, 2016 10:44 am
Forum: Club events
Topic: Bolton School Visit -- 9th May -- Mercury Transit
Replies: 7
Views: 10841

Bolton School Visit -- 9th May -- Mercury Transit

Plans have been put together for members to support Bolton School in observing the Mercury transit across the sun. As it stands we will be in the same car park as we were for the Solar Eclipse of 2015 setting up around 11:30 am. Ross will be giving a talk on the 3rd of May as to what to expect but i...