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by bwh
08 Apr 2012, 11:54
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Meade ETX
Replies: 0
Views: 724

Meade ETX

The meade etx is an extremely versatile small scope system, with good optics, goto functions and comes in portable versions. this site: http://www.spacegazer.com/index.asp?pageid=95026 has very good overview of the entire series, showing its growth from very early editions to the latest ones hopes t...
by bwh
07 Apr 2012, 19:11
Forum: Meetings
Topic: Scouts at the Fairmont
Replies: 9
Views: 2019

Re: Scouts at the Fairmont

Have hols coming up - but would be happy to attend (this time with a bolt to mount my 8inch scope... doh!). Given we cannot trust the weather - any chance of getting a good video of the full moon with your new camera, so if its cloudy we show that as its a great indoor/rain fallback talking point - ...
by bwh
31 Mar 2012, 10:05
Forum: Meetings
Topic: fairmont Hotel Attendees & Transport
Replies: 12
Views: 3014

Re: fairmont Hotel Attendees & Transport

Petrol queues back to normal, so panic looks over......

What's the number to contact people on the day.
by bwh
30 Mar 2012, 19:58
Forum: Meetings
Topic: fairmont Hotel Attendees & Transport
Replies: 12
Views: 3014

Re: fairmont Hotel Attendees & Transport

Do we have a contact number for Geoff on the day?
by bwh
13 Mar 2012, 21:15
Forum: Meetings
Topic: Fairmont Hotel March 31st Earth Hour
Replies: 15
Views: 4271

Re: Fairmont Hotel March 31st Earth Hour

Expect to attend, happy to bring 8inch telescope for demos - and give talks if needed.

brian + family
by bwh
10 Mar 2012, 11:31
Forum: Meetings
Topic: Telescope Talk
Replies: 0
Views: 689

Telescope Talk

We have raft of new members - would be nice in march 2012 meeting (if cludy) had a general talk on telescopes... buyers guide ?

brian
by bwh
02 Mar 2012, 21:30
Forum: Meetings
Topic: Fairmont Hotel March 31st Earth Hour
Replies: 15
Views: 4271

love to attend

i can brian
by bwh
23 Jan 2012, 21:36
Forum: Astronomical Events
Topic: Northern Lights - Visible Mon 23Jan2012
Replies: 1
Views: 759

http://www.auroraskystation.com/live-camera/9/

shows its happening up in norway... very clear - so if it getting bigger is might be visible more south.....


brian
by bwh
23 Jan 2012, 17:48
Forum: Astronomical Events
Topic: Northern Lights - Visible Mon 23Jan2012
Replies: 1
Views: 759

Northern Lights - Visible Mon 23Jan2012

Warnings that aurora should be visible in scotland tonight - following strong showing last night.......

get out and check to the north ......
by bwh
09 Jan 2012, 22:59
Forum: Astronomical Events
Topic: Sat 14th Jan - BBC stargazing evemt (edinburgh)
Replies: 0
Views: 719

Sat 14th Jan - BBC stargazing evemt (edinburgh)

BBC BIG SCREENS On Saturday 14 January, BBC Big Screens will be live-linking to the Faulkes Telescope in Hawaii for a taste of the stars in the daytime. Selected sites will host Stargazing lunchtime events with astronomical activities including an interactive game created for Stargazing LIVE 2012. Y...

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