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by PMiskiw
Sat Nov 14, 2015 3:24 pm
Forum: Astronomical events
Topic: Comet Catalina
Replies: 12
Views: 10257

Comet Catalina

Ross,
Will comet Catalina be abled to be observed and pictured by you using the robotic telescope and then your home comet capture system.
Peter.
by PMiskiw
Tue Sep 29, 2015 9:29 am
Forum: Astronomical events
Topic: Lunar eclipse
Replies: 6
Views: 5139

Re: Lunar eclipse

I managed to stay awake until 3.30am and went out with my hand held Lumix camera. Although I remember the last lunar eclipse I am sure it was at a better time, it still is something to witness and enjoy.
by PMiskiw
Tue Aug 04, 2015 10:31 am
Forum: General - Discussion
Topic: Rainbow
Replies: 0
Views: 3414

Rainbow

Often wondered why the colours of the rainbow always fall in the same sequence. An article here explains why.
http://www.universetoday.com/121584/the ... e-rainbow/
by PMiskiw
Fri Jun 19, 2015 10:48 am
Forum: Astronomical events
Topic: Pluto Safari App
Replies: 35
Views: 22024

Re: Pluto Safari App

David,
Watching you process the images is fascinating, the views as it gets closer just great.
Peter.
by PMiskiw
Wed May 20, 2015 1:50 pm
Forum: Astronomical events
Topic: Comet 2015 F5 SWAN-Xingming
Replies: 4
Views: 5080

Re: Comet 2015 F5 SWAN-Xingming

Ross, I have just been on the Heavens Above website and under the Comet section their are maybe 6 or 7 comets which are able to be visualised at this time as well as the above comet you have mentioned. Maybe something you will be able to take pictures of. http://www.heavens-above.com/Comets.aspx?lat...
by PMiskiw
Wed May 20, 2015 11:29 am
Forum: Club events
Topic: Show & Tell, 19-May
Replies: 7
Views: 6701

Re: Show & Tell, 19-May

I've been going to a few over the years but this was the best yet.
by PMiskiw
Fri Jan 23, 2015 11:36 am
Forum: General - Discussion
Topic: The Speed of Light
Replies: 0
Views: 4826

The Speed of Light

Scientist have changed the speed of Light what will the future hold.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-g ... t-30944584
Very interesting from small beginnings????
by PMiskiw
Tue Oct 28, 2014 4:36 pm
Forum: Member Observations - Blogging
Topic: Comet Siding Springs
Replies: 0
Views: 3427

Comet Siding Springs

I follow BAS member Len Adams blog and his capture of Comet Siding Spring using video from his location in Spain was extraordinary. http://leylandobservatory.squarespace.com/spain-2014/sunday-19th-october-2014-mars-meets-comet-siding-spring.html For anyone who has not visited his site do so as you a...
by PMiskiw
Tue Oct 21, 2014 12:59 pm
Forum: General - Discussion
Topic: Mars 3D Flyover
Replies: 0
Views: 4794

Mars 3D Flyover

For anyone who was at the BAS meeting when Laura gave a talk on 3D viewing, using Red and Blue glasses, see the attached YouTube movie by the High Resolution Stereo Camera on ESA’s Mars Express orbiter. Stunning.

http://www.universetoday.com/115484/vid ... rs-in-3-d/
by PMiskiw
Sun Oct 19, 2014 10:21 am
Forum: Astronomical events
Topic: Comet Siding Spring
Replies: 0
Views: 4001

Comet Siding Spring

Ross,
Can you see if you can capture Comet Siding Spring. I believe it is close to Mars at this time, but not for long.