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by pbholmes
25 Oct 2017, 18:02
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Dome for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 125

Dome for sale

This in from North Essex: The North Essex Astronomical Society has a Dome for Sale. Details as follows: Photos will be supplied on request. 3 metre fiberglass dome for sale which fits a flat roof constructed building 3050mm inside diameter outer wooden rail track 2900mm inside diameter inner wooden ...
by pbholmes
28 Sep 2017, 18:19
Forum: Practical Astronomy
Topic: Virtual Moon Atlas software
Replies: 1
Views: 104

Re: Virtual Moon Atlas software

Thanks John,
I've just downloaded this, and the amount of detail it gives is excellent.
Next time I'm moonwatching, I will definitely have this on my laptop next to me.
Paul.
by pbholmes
21 Mar 2017, 20:09
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Jupiter
Replies: 7
Views: 833

Re: Jupiter

Very nice. Comes out a lot sharper after processing.
by pbholmes
05 Jan 2017, 21:24
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Bright Planet tonight
Replies: 1
Views: 428

Re: Bright Planet tonight

Hi Carrie,
Yes - the moon was just below and to the right of Venus on the evening of the 1st,
and above and to the right of Venus on the 2nd.
Paul.
by pbholmes
03 Nov 2016, 16:28
Forum: Meetings
Topic: Mills Observatory Visit 9th November 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 998

Re: Mills Observatory Visit 9th November 2016

I'll be there too, with spare seats if needed.
by pbholmes
20 Aug 2016, 18:12
Forum: Meetings
Topic: Anstruther 2016 Solar System Walk
Replies: 5
Views: 800

Re: Anstruther 2016 Solar System Walk

Consider it bagged.
Seats might be handy too.
See you at mine at 10am?
P.
by pbholmes
16 Aug 2016, 18:20
Forum: Meetings
Topic: Anstruther 2016 Solar System Walk
Replies: 5
Views: 800

Anstruther 2016 Solar System Walk

Details of the event are here.
Estimated journey time from Dalgety Bay to Anstruther is 1h to 1h10m.

I will have two spare seats leaving DB at 10:00 (I want to get there a wee bit early myself).

Post below if you either have or want spare seats.
by pbholmes
08 May 2016, 23:42
Forum: Practical Astronomy
Topic: Quick borrow of some PLANISPHERES on MONDAY please?
Replies: 1
Views: 376

Re: Quick borrow of some PLANISPHERES on MONDAY please?

Not exactly a planisphere, but I've a gizmo that does a similar job. I'll bring it along.
by pbholmes
29 Jun 2015, 20:24
Forum: Technical
Topic: Updates to 'Recent Posts'
Replies: 4
Views: 746

Re: Updates to 'Recent Posts'

I finally got to the root of the problem. The default behaviour for Wordpress is to refresh feed caches every 12 hours. That can be overridden in a theme, but any such changes are lost every time the theme is updated. By creating a child theme, and overriding the default there, we should now have a ...
by pbholmes
18 Jun 2015, 21:24
Forum: Technical
Topic: Updates to 'Recent Posts'
Replies: 4
Views: 746

Re: Midsummer's Day in Anstruther

It does seem to be pretty slow in updating. I'll look into the documentation for the widget that's used, to see if it can be made to refresh more often, In the meantime, if a particular topic is important, you can subscribe to it - that way you get an email every time the topic gets an update. (When...

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