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by phillj
Thu Dec 18, 2008 5:19 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Merry Christmas from A.S.I.G.N.
Replies: 10
Views: 1771

A Merry Christmas to you Baz

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by phillj
Thu Dec 18, 2008 5:17 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Hello again everyone!
Replies: 2
Views: 950

Hello Ross and a warm welcome back.

Merry Christmas
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by phillj
Mon Dec 15, 2008 3:33 pm
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: NEW MEMBER
Replies: 10
Views: 2952

Hello Peter and a warm welcome to SPA

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by phillj
Mon Dec 08, 2008 3:24 pm
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 15
Views: 4728

Hello Sam and a warm welcome to SPA.

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by phillj
Wed Nov 26, 2008 9:29 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Dave Fletcher
Replies: 5
Views: 1835

I was saddened to read of Dave Fletchers untimely death. I would like to add my condolences to those already posted.

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by phillj
Tue Nov 11, 2008 10:05 am
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: I'm hooked and want to get started
Replies: 3
Views: 1931

Hello james and a warm welcome to SPA. What besides binoculars have you got. Eg Red light torch, planisphere, a good book like Ian Ridpath's "Star & Planets."

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by phillj
Tue Nov 04, 2008 7:22 pm
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 7
Views: 2927

Hello Dave and a warm welcome to SPA.

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by phillj
Fri Oct 24, 2008 9:49 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Telescope scam?
Replies: 1
Views: 985

Thanks for the warning Robin :!:

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by phillj
Fri Oct 24, 2008 9:46 am
Forum: Observing
Topic: new scope first light
Replies: 7
Views: 2397

Glad you managed to get some observing in Dave. Looking good for this evening down here ( according to Met office)

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by phillj
Sun Sep 28, 2008 9:26 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: When are we going to have a full Moon
Replies: 2
Views: 965

Thanks for the reply Jeff. Great help i can now plan my days off.

may you have many clear night skies.
phillj :)
by phillj
Fri Sep 26, 2008 6:44 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: When are we going to have a full Moon
Replies: 2
Views: 965

When are we going to have a full Moon

Could someone direct me to a sight that will tell me when the Moon will be full, in any month of any year. I have to book my holidays from work eighteen months in advance. ( I have to start booking them for 2010 NOW!! ) And I would like to try and book some of them when the Moon is new. Thank you fo...
by phillj
Sun Sep 21, 2008 7:01 pm
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: Mirror condensation
Replies: 6
Views: 2310

Thanks for the dewshield tip Martin. I've been thinking of making one but was not sure how to go about it. Now I can give it a go.

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by phillj
Sun Sep 21, 2008 6:55 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Observing nights
Replies: 10
Views: 2540

So its not my imagination then Cliff we are having cloudy nights.
You have shown one reason here for keeping records.

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by phillj
Sat Sep 20, 2008 6:24 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Hello Again
Replies: 3
Views: 1005

Hello Andrew good to have you back again.

phillj :)
by phillj
Sun Sep 14, 2008 2:45 pm
Forum: Absolute beginners
Topic: Looking for advice on starting astronomy
Replies: 11
Views: 3498

A planisphere shows the positions of the stars and constellations for any hour in the year. It consits of two layers, a star map base and an overlay in which is set a oval window. You find the date on which you are using the planisphere, then move the overlay so the time of day aligns with your chos...