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by pbholmes
07 Aug 2018, 17:58
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Various items for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 146

Various items for sale

A message from Elaine Day: I have these for sale, and you decide the price of any item which is listed below. 4 DVD'S THE UNIVERSE, SERIES 3 STAR WHEEL THE PRACTICAL ASTRONOMER - PAPERBACK BOOK THE CONSTELLATIONS AND HOW THEY CAME TO BE - HARDBACK A FIELD GUIDE TO THE STARS AND PLANETS - Hardback CH...
by pbholmes
29 Nov 2017, 22:11
Forum: Meetings
Topic: Christmas Meal
Replies: 0
Views: 777

Christmas Meal

The meal is at Lóuis Brown’s on Tuesday 19th Dec, at 7.15pm. The cost is £24.95 per person for 3 courses, and you can see the menu here . So far we have bookings for: ⋅ Chris M ⋅ Bob Henderson ⋅ Richard C ⋅ Irvine Glancey ⋅ Darren Henderson ⋅&nb...
by pbholmes
28 Sep 2017, 18:19
Forum: Practical Astronomy
Topic: Virtual Moon Atlas software
Replies: 1
Views: 489

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: 2021

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: 1114

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: 5
Views: 2389

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: 1811

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: 1811

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: 878

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: 1608

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 ...

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