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by cstone
Wed Apr 22, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Club events
Topic: Tuesdays Meeting
Replies: 5
Views: 7139

Tuesdays Meeting

Thanks to everyone who dived into last night the meeting. It was not the easiest of starts and I think we may have broken Ben's internet connection having so many people logged on but we got there eventually and it was good to see people learning the tech. Open to suggestions on what to do for the n...
by cstone
Wed Apr 22, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Physics, Space Science and Theories
Topic: Apollo 13 on BBC World Service
Replies: 5
Views: 5661

Re: Apollo 13 on BBC World Service

The ash tray to his left, I bet no longer allowed.
Replaced with E-Cigarette now
by cstone
Sun Apr 05, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: More than I bargained for....
Replies: 0
Views: 5266

More than I bargained for....

When I was imaging M51 on March 27th looks like I got more objects then I thought, 15 in total. I ran the image through the astronomy.net portal which plates solve the image and added the labels.
M51.jpg
8 x 20 minutes (Cannon 1000d and Altair 60ed)
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by cstone
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Club events
Topic: Online Tonight
Replies: 4
Views: 4277

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: 5994

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: 7074

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: 7021

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

****Please note the event has now been cancelled****
by cstone
Sun Sep 25, 2016 3:08 pm
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: Windows 10 update
Replies: 3
Views: 8793

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 1:20 pm
Forum: General - Discussion
Topic: Light Pollution Petition
Replies: 5
Views: 11603

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