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by Darren Henderson
08 Nov 2013, 17:02
Forum: Meetings
Topic: November Meeting - volunteers needed.
Replies: 3
Views: 402

Re: November Meeting - volunteers needed.

Hi Paul,

I'll help with the chairs & try & get the projector set up.

Darren.
by Darren Henderson
30 Oct 2013, 16:03
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Sky At Night Tv Programme Update
Replies: 1
Views: 334

Sky At Night Tv Programme Update

Here is the official BBC response about the Sky At Night. (Good News) The BBC released the following statement earlier today: "The BBC today announces that its longest running astronomy series, The Sky At Night, will continue next year. From February 2014, it will air in a new monthly half-hour...
by Darren Henderson
30 Oct 2013, 15:44
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Mars first pic
Replies: 4
Views: 452

Re: Mars first pic

Beautiful picture, well done.

Darren.
by Darren Henderson
17 Oct 2013, 16:06
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Triple Transit of Jupiters Moons
Replies: 5
Views: 655

Re: Triple Transit of Jupiters Moons

Great photos Chris!

Darren.
by Darren Henderson
27 Sep 2013, 16:12
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Sky At Night TV Programme to be axed?
Replies: 2
Views: 381

Sky At Night TV Programme to be axed?

Hi, It looks like the BBC is to review The Sky At Night with the possibility of it finishing. There is an on-line petition if anyone wants to sign it, the link is below. http://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/the-bbc-please-do-not-axe-the-sky-at-night?share_id=SYyNzbUiVm&utm_campaign=signature_re...
by Darren Henderson
29 May 2013, 16:31
Forum: Astronomical Events
Topic: May 28th - Triple Planets - Quarry / Otterston
Replies: 1
Views: 362

Re: May 28th - Triple Planets - Quarry / Otterston

The site is very good for observing & it was very kind of the family to let us use it.
by Darren Henderson
28 Mar 2013, 19:40
Forum: Meetings
Topic: St Andrews University visit
Replies: 8
Views: 896

Re: St Andrews University visit

Hi Geoff,
I would like to go to St. Andrews. Most evenings & weekends should be ok. If a few dates from Grant can be obtained them I can give you a definite answer.
Darren.
by Darren Henderson
14 Mar 2013, 19:48
Forum: Astronomical Events
Topic: Comet Panstarrs
Replies: 10
Views: 1068

Re: Comet Panstarrs

Managed to get a view glimpses of Comet Panstarrs myself last night through binoculars. It is quiet big with a visable tail. Unfortunately no pictures due to that same black cloud!!
by Darren Henderson
28 Feb 2013, 19:44
Forum: Practical Astronomy
Topic: big thanks to everyone
Replies: 3
Views: 528

Re: big thanks to everyone

I noticed that you had to gently lift the eyepiece up or down then lock it in with the grub screws to achieve a decent focus. If you're still having difficulty bring the scope to the next meeting & you can set it up. This way we can see if you're doing something wrong.
Darren.
by Darren Henderson
12 Jan 2013, 20:50
Forum: Meetings
Topic: Fairmont Stargazing Live Event
Replies: 2
Views: 562

Re: Fairmont Stargazing Live Event

I would like to thank Geoff for organising the Stargazing Live event which was a great success. Thanks must also go to Prof. Ian Morison for his talks, The Fairmont Hotel for hosting this event (hopefully many more), St. Andrews University Students (must take them up on their offer to see their faci...

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