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by joe
Thu Dec 24, 2020 12:41 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: "Censorship"
Replies: 9
Views: 99

Re: "Censorship"

Yes, there were a number of words/terms that were deemed "inappropriate" when the forum was set up. Hopefully you can see why. I'm so used to seeing "unaided eye" these days that it's not an issue but maybe we should re-assess this particular phrase? Sorry if you feel you are bei...
by joe
Tue Oct 06, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: The romance that was Mars ..
Replies: 10
Views: 427

Re: The romance that was Mars ..

Jeff I vaguely recall seeing a film possibly (?) -[...] hoards of people were escaping from cities taking to the hills. But I think the film ended with its two heroes a female & male) supposedly escaping by spaceship. Perhaps it was When Worlds Collide? A passing star (with orbiting planet) thr...
by joe
Wed May 20, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: How to post photos here?
Replies: 5
Views: 723

Re: How to post photos here?

There are other ways but arguably more complicated.
by joe
Wed May 20, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: How to post photos here?
Replies: 5
Views: 723

Re: How to post photos here?

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by joe
Wed May 20, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: How to post photos here?
Replies: 5
Views: 723

Re: How to post photos here?

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by joe
Wed May 20, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: How to post photos here?
Replies: 5
Views: 723

Re: How to post photos here?

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by joe
Wed May 20, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: How to post photos here?
Replies: 5
Views: 723

Re: How to post photos here?

Hi Mike, It has been a while since I've posted an image but one way is this: When starting a topic or replying click on "Choose file" in the "Upload attachment" window, below your text window. Navigate to where the image is stored on your computer to upload. 2020-05-20_10h52_26.p...
by joe
Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Heather Couper dies after short illness
Replies: 2
Views: 675

Re: Heather Couper dies after short illness

Oh no. That's a shock.
by joe
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Observing
Topic: Mercury transit
Replies: 14
Views: 2137

Re: Mercury transit

Well done Jeff.
by joe
Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: 16 hours at Brimham Rocks timelapse
Replies: 5
Views: 1619

Re: 16 hours at Brimham Rocks timelapse

Love it.
by joe
Wed Jul 25, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Latest FREE Magazine, come on someone else join in. http://
Replies: 3
Views: 1568

Re: Latest FREE Magazine, come on someone else join in. htt

Yes, nice presentation. That aside, I do fear sometimes that quality writing and content is going to disappear if no one is prepared to put their hand in their pocket to pay for it. Facebook and the like have sucked up all of the advertising revenue, so that is a dwindling source of income for publi...
by joe
Wed Jul 18, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: getting into it
Replies: 24
Views: 7068

Re: getting into it

Always loved "Collins". Quality products jammed with information. You don't say whether you are interested solely in the science of astronomy or observing, although many astronomy books, including this one, cover both. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Collins-Stars-Planets-Guide-Guides/dp/0007424426
by joe
Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Forthcoming meetings and events
Topic: Occasional Meetings
Replies: 7
Views: 3935

Re: Occasional Meetings

In other words the SPA is not really worth bothering with ??? any more You are under no pressure to join the SPA. You have made your feelings known about an apparent lack of meetings outside of the South of England. Robin Scagell has explained the situation in his reply above. We'll leave it there ...
by joe
Tue Apr 10, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Imaging techniques
Topic: Advice on setting up a DFK21AU04.AS
Replies: 6
Views: 3239

Re: Advice on setting up a DFK21AU04.AS

Skyhawk,
Could you please check your private messages? If you don't know where they are then look to the top left of this page and you will see "New Messages" next to your name.
by joe
Thu Apr 05, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Astrophysics
Topic: New astrophysical discoveries announced
Replies: 3
Views: 1849

Re: New astrophysical discoveries announced

Moved - The Management