Messier Marathon 2011

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Messier Marathon 2011

Postby Cosmic » 03 Feb 2011, 20:38

Hello
Please see here for full details and please express you interest in assisting with the logistics regards
Cosmic

http://www.dasoc.org.uk/index.php/component/content/article/1-latest-news/146-messier-marathon-18th-march-2011

and here

http://forum.skyatnightmagazine.com/tm.asp?m=121312&mpage=1&key=&#121312
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Postby Cosmic » 02 Mar 2011, 17:41

Hi Cherrymo

please be advised messier Marathon is being moved to 1st April 2011 due to full moon at 18th march.
Everyone please take note!
Cosmic
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Postby Cosmic » 17 Mar 2011, 15:27

Coul anyone attending this event please advise in this forum together with numbers. We have to work out refreshments etc and logistics.
regards
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Postby bwh » 20 Mar 2011, 11:40

hope to be there. so count me + one.
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Postby Cosmic » 29 Mar 2011, 09:44

Please all be aware:
Start time is 2100 (thats 9pm for solar B) as it's usually way past his bedtime:)

This event is of course dependant on the weather which at the moment doesn't look too good

Cosmic
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Postby Cosmic » 31 Mar 2011, 14:11

Keep an eye here for news if the event will be shifted to Saturday evening if weather is too bad. A decision will be made Fri Morning
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Postby bwh » 31 Mar 2011, 20:17

sadly cant make fri/sat now (grrr) - so wish you clear skies.
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Postby Cosmic » 01 Apr 2011, 07:45

OK Guys n Gals
Fri night is officially cancelled and we move to Saturday night at 21:00 (9pm)
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