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by AlnessExplorer
12 Mar 2012, 12:23
Forum: Practical Astronomy
Topic: Dark Sky Site around Dunfermline
Replies: 2
Views: 684

Re: Dark Sky Site around Dunfermline

I can imagine that Lochore would be a good site after dark. I hadn't even thought I going that far but it might be worth a shot. I hadn't though about the security angle but you are right - there are some shady characters camping around Lochore come springtime and a single astronomer with a telescop...
by AlnessExplorer
06 Mar 2012, 20:47
Forum: Practical Astronomy
Topic: Dark Sky Site around Dunfermline
Replies: 2
Views: 684

Dark Sky Site around Dunfermline

Does anyone have a top tip for a good dark sky spot near Dunfermline? I live close to the Glen so as well as the normal light polution I also have the floodlights from the rugby club training to content with twice a week. I thought about the carpark at Townhill Loch but perhaps the glow from Dunferm...
by AlnessExplorer
06 Mar 2012, 20:40
Forum: New members
Topic: Hi from Dunfermline
Replies: 2
Views: 795

Re: Hi from Dunfermline

Thanks for the welcome and the advice Paul. It will be good to meet some experienced astronomers who can point me in the right direction and set my expectations.

I plan to pop down on the 27th but unfortunately won't manage the 31st (I start walking the West Highland Way on that day).

Cheers

Calum
by AlnessExplorer
06 Mar 2012, 18:43
Forum: New members
Topic: Hi from Dunfermline
Replies: 2
Views: 795

Hi from Dunfermline

Hi, my name is Calum and I live in Dunfermline. I stumbled on the forum while looking for astronomy forums - its good to learn that there is a local club. My main astronomical interest up until recently has been through an old pair of 10x50 bins in my back garden mapping out some of the constellatio...

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