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by ptgrego
Sat Dec 13, 2014 1:11 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: 2014 November 29 -- Visual observation Piazzi Smyth, Piton
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2014 November 29 -- Visual observation Piazzi Smyth, Piton

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-ZZVH3U5ju6A/VIw59O7MvLI/AAAAAAAACrc/v9siwEuPxyU/w518-h745-no/20141129-1907-1950-_MonsPiton-MonteAlpes_200mmSCT-200x_PeterGrego.jpg Piazzi Smyth, Mons Piton, Montes Alpes 2014 November 29 19:07-50 UT Col. 3.6-3.9° Seeing: AII, clear, no wind 200mm SCT, 200x, integr...
by ptgrego
Fri Sep 19, 2014 3:36 pm
Forum: Forthcoming meetings and events
Topic: 2014 October 25 -- Dark Skye Star Party
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2014 October 25 -- Dark Skye Star Party

Hi all I've been asked to mention this coming event for 25 October. Note that this is a privately-organised event, and it won't be officially attended by the SPA. AtB, Peter. From: Margaret Arscott --margaretarscott@btopenworld.com I am arranging a Star Party, with hands-on star gazing, speakers, in...
by ptgrego
Fri Aug 08, 2014 3:27 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: 2014 August 7, 22:28 UT, early Perseid fireball by moonlight
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2014 August 7, 22:28 UT, early Perseid fireball by moonlight

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30 deg trail lasted 1-2 seconds. Swift. Mag -4. It was far over the Atlantic off the coast of Land's End, Cornwall.
by ptgrego
Sat Jul 05, 2014 6:28 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Cryptic cosmos Puzzle in Popular Astronomy
Replies: 2
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Re: Cryptic comsos Puzzle in Popular Astronomy

Crossword --Popular Astronomy, July-August issue Thank you Mike. One of several sharp-spotters, thank you. Due to my lack of vigilance, the clue to 14 Down has been omitted and the grid for 19 Across has been moved one square to the left and had an extra square added. Some would say this makes the c...
by ptgrego
Thu Jun 19, 2014 9:24 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: 2014 June 19, 21:05, 21:15, Sun pillar
Replies: 1
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2014 June 19, 21:05, 21:15, Sun pillar

Lovely Sun pillar this evening, St Dennis, Cornwall, UK.
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by ptgrego
Sat May 24, 2014 8:18 am
Forum: Observing
Topic: Camelopardalids from mid-Cornwall
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Camelopardalids from mid-Cornwall

24 May 2014, 01:00-02:00 UT St Denis, Cornwall, UK Cloud cover variable, from 30 to 90 percent. Clear areas between clouds with LM of 5.5. Watch kept on area of northern Bootes. Estimate that at this spot, covering all of Bootes and surrounding area, UMa, to zenith, the stars were visible for at lea...
by ptgrego
Wed Mar 19, 2014 2:15 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: 2014 March 16 -- Pythagoras, visual observation
Replies: 3
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Re: 2014 March 16 -- Pythagoras, visual observation

I'm not sure whether you'd see the walls from atop Pythagoras' central peak -- haven't done the mathematics!
by ptgrego
Mon Mar 17, 2014 11:13 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: 2014 March 16 -- Pythagoras, visual observation
Replies: 3
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2014 March 16 -- Pythagoras, visual observation

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-ILFDR5U5DV8/Uyd-pIdR4xI/AAAAAAAACmw/n_fd2h5OIGg/w397-h633-no/20140316_0050-0120_Pythagoras_200mmSCT200x_PeterGrego.jpg Pythagoras 2014 March 16 00:50-01:20 UT Col. 86.0-86.3° Libration (01:05 UT) Lat. +05°10’ Long -03°47’ Lunation 1128, 14.7d Seeing: AIII-AIV, poo...
by ptgrego
Mon Aug 26, 2013 7:30 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: 2013 August 26 -- visual observation of Jansen and domes
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2013 August 26 -- visual observation of Jansen and domes

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-vWyxuz-7FrM/UhusZxw9UnI/AAAAAAAACmg/eqUtW805Fuo/s512/20130826_0030-0130_Jansen_200mmSCT-200x_Peter-Grego.jpg Jansen, Cajal and the dome Cajal 1 2013 August 26 00:30-01:30 UT Lunation 168 Moon’s age: 19.11 to 19.15 days Col. 146.7 to 147.2° Libration lat. +00° 15’ ...
by ptgrego
Tue Apr 23, 2013 3:15 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: 2013 April 20 -- Hippalus and Rimae Hippalus, visual obs
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2013 April 20 -- Hippalus and Rimae Hippalus, visual obs

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-QftIwWm_bSE/UXakRP11GNI/AAAAAAAACmE/XLkjs8qEd-M/s744/20130420_2200-2300_Hippalus_300mm-Newtonian_150x_PeterGrego.jpg Hippalus 2013 April 20 22:00-23:00 UT Col. 33.9-34.4° Libration Lat. +07.26° Long -06.45° Lunation 10.56 d Seeing: AII, good, slight mist, no wind ...
by ptgrego
Tue Apr 23, 2013 3:14 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: 2013 April 20 -- Hippalus and Rimae Hippalus, visual obs
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2013 April 20 -- Hippalus and Rimae Hippalus, visual obs

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-QftIwWm_bSE/UXakRP11GNI/AAAAAAAACmE/XLkjs8qEd-M/s744/20130420_2200-2300_Hippalus_300mm-Newtonian_150x_PeterGrego.jpg Hippalus 2013 April 20 22:00-23:00 UT Col. 33.9-34.4° Libration Lat. +07.26° Long -06.45° Lunation 10.56 d Seeing: AII, good, slight mist, no wind ...