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by scarlet
Sun Apr 24, 2011 10:17 am
Forum: Observing
Topic: ISS and companion
Replies: 3
Views: 923

Apparently it was a russian supply vehicle
by scarlet
Wed Apr 13, 2011 7:31 pm
Forum: Imaging techniques
Topic: Nikon camera software -- be careful!
Replies: 6
Views: 4079

Robin - good tip.

I managed to get one as well - Malware Bytes - very much recommended.

My virus checkers didn't find it, but Malware did & it's now gone .....
by scarlet
Sun Apr 10, 2011 11:50 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Sunday 10 April -- Space Night on BBC4
Replies: 3
Views: 734

Thanks for that - looks like the recorder will be used tonight.
by scarlet
Sun Apr 10, 2011 11:31 am
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: Looking for like minded Astronomers in Birmingham/Solihull
Replies: 13
Views: 4415

Hello Mike,

I'm not too far away - over in Coventry.

Apparently Knowle have a good club

http://sites.google.com/site/knowleastro/
by scarlet
Fri Apr 01, 2011 6:30 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Day and Year complications in calendar & books
Replies: 8
Views: 1577

It's a bit shorter now - due to the Japan earthquake as well .....
by scarlet
Tue Mar 29, 2011 6:24 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Saturn 19/3/11 - Cliff
Replies: 17
Views: 3346

They're lovely Cliff - nice pictures

Good job 8) 8)
by scarlet
Tue Mar 29, 2011 5:43 pm
Forum: Space exploration
Topic: Colonise space or perish ..
Replies: 20
Views: 8672

Re: Colonise space or perish ..

Sadly I don't see signs of humanity solving its earthbound problems. I feel the world today is much more vulnerable today than during the cold war era and its risks of nuclear disaster. I do have to agree with Neale. I do think we will be our own end. Someone with a big red button & no respect for ...
by scarlet
Mon Mar 28, 2011 5:46 pm
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: Backyard EOS
Replies: 4
Views: 6524

Hopefully (fingers crossed & don't tell the clouds), going to try it out tonight .....
by scarlet
Sun Mar 27, 2011 2:26 pm
Forum: Computers and astronomy
Topic: Backyard EOS
Replies: 4
Views: 6524

Backyard EOS

Hi all,

I've downloaded the trial of this software.
http://www.backyardeos.com/

So far looks really good & quite looking forward to trying it.

Has anyone heard of used this ??

Thanks,

Viv.
by scarlet
Sun Mar 27, 2011 10:57 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: M81
Replies: 14
Views: 2027

That's a lovely picture 8) 8)
by scarlet
Sat Mar 26, 2011 5:01 pm
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: I'm a muppet with Saturn
Replies: 7
Views: 3188

Melanie,

Oh plenty (only been observing for a few months now).

Last weeks classic, was saying problem with telescopt it won't move around enough to view Saturn.

Motor was hitting one of the control knobs !

It makes us human !
by scarlet
Sat Mar 26, 2011 9:15 am
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 21
Views: 7785

Vega wrote: You have to hunt down Saturn, its a lovely sight. No rush, you got all April and May to find it :)
I was wondering how long we have, to enjoy seeing Saturn.

Thanks Matt.
by scarlet
Sat Mar 26, 2011 9:11 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Northern Lights in the Arctic
Replies: 9
Views: 1739

That's some lovely pics 8)


A couple of my friends have talked about doing this - but never got around to it. We'll have to sort now.
by scarlet
Fri Mar 25, 2011 7:22 pm
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 21
Views: 7785

Hello Lorrain & welcome.

I'm a bit of a newbie around here & to astronomy as well.

If you haven't already download Stellarium. It's a free bit of software & so useful for observing.
by scarlet
Thu Mar 24, 2011 8:56 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: M51 - Awful Framing
Replies: 7
Views: 1282

That's lovely Graham 8)