Saturday, 10 December 2011

Lunar Eclipse 2011


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I was hoping to get the moon going behind Carlsbad power station but
it just got too hazy and light by the time the moon was that low....

There's a couple of photos from 5:50am->. Plus a couple showing my
setup. My exif time data seems a bit screwed up (timezone and DST...)

Monday, 7 November 2011

Chris Goodman - RIP

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Chris Goodman - RIP, a set on Flickr.

My friend Chris Goodman passed away on Oct 23rd. Chris was a super guy and lit up everyone's life he came into contact with. He will be sorely missed by his 3 brothers, wife and everyone that knew him. I'm so sorry I cannot make it to the funeral on Monday 7th is Wirksworth. My feelings are best summed up by looking at the photo of my son Toby, who though he only got to meet him a few times, thoroughly adored him.

Sunday, 9 October 2011

Saturday, 8 October 2011

Quick shot of Jupiter

 
Managed to sneak a quick shot of Jupiter last night when I could see it down the side of the house. 88 shots from a video stacked in Registax
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Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Bill and Chris's 40th Birthday

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You can find the photos from Chris and Bill's 40th Birthday on my flickr page. The link is below.

Note you don't need to be a flickr member to see photos - but if you sign in to flickr/yahoo then you can download or view high resolution versions.

Joining Flickr is free.

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Backyard Astronomy

 

Waiting for it to get dark - which it didn't because the moon was almost full - anyway a chance to check that I had fixed RA worm gear coupling on the Losmandy G11 with OPWB. Also updated all the Gemini 2 s/w. Need more alignment and GOTO practice...
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