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by PMiskiw
Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: General - Discussion
Topic: All Apollo Photographs
Replies: 0
Views: 1725

All Apollo Photographs

Following Ross's excellent talk on Apollo 12 mission I remembered that a number of years ago I visited an internet site which showed hundreds of photographs from the days of Apollo. Visit http://www.apolloarchive.com/apollo_gallery.html
Some of the pictures are amazing.
Peter.
by PMiskiw
Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: Club events
Topic: 2nd July - an evening of rockets!
Replies: 11
Views: 8341

Re: 2nd July - an evening of rockets!

Ready for Lift Off
by PMiskiw
Wed May 29, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: General - Discussion
Topic: BBC The Planets 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 2509

Re: BBC The Planets 2019

Watched it last night and thought it was brilliant well worth watching again.
Well done Brian Cox for putting together an excellent start to the series.
Peter.
by PMiskiw
Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: General - Discussion
Topic: Clocks forward in the Stone Age
Replies: 1
Views: 2293

Re: Clocks forward in the Stone Age

Nice One hahahaha
by PMiskiw
Tue Jan 29, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: General - Discussion
Topic: IMAGINE
Replies: 0
Views: 3609

IMAGINE

We all live with the daily occurrence of the sun rising in the East and setting in the West. But then, what if it was possible to stand on the surface of Venus minus the clouds then the sun would rise in the West and set in the East. What about Uranus the sun would either rise in the North and set i...
by PMiskiw
Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Member Observations - Blogging
Topic: The Telescopes of La Palma
Replies: 1
Views: 3196

The Telescopes of La Palma

Where do you go when your family ask what do want to do for your birthday. Well one place relatively close by, La Palma to see the telescopes which perch on a ridge of an extinct volcano. A 4 hour flight and the next day off we went on an adventure never to be forgotten. But more for a future talk t...
by PMiskiw
Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: General - Discussion
Topic: February 2018 Newsletter
Replies: 0
Views: 5349

February 2018 Newsletter

Just read the latest Newsletter and found it to be very informative. The interesting thing though is the term "Astrological" as used in the last page of the newsletter "25 Years Ago". I believe the term should be Astronomical. Once again people with no understanding of the difference write articles ...
by PMiskiw
Sun Dec 17, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: Astronomical events
Topic: (3200) Phaethon: asteriod or comet?
Replies: 4
Views: 5860

Re: (3200) Phaethon: asteriod or comet?

The mp4 is fabulous. Keep up the good work of recording these visitors.
Peter.
by PMiskiw
Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: Equipment - Discussion
Topic: Stellarscope ?
Replies: 2
Views: 6163

Re: Stellarscope ?

From this magazine.
by PMiskiw
Mon Nov 06, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Equipment - Discussion
Topic: Stellarscope ?
Replies: 2
Views: 6163

Stellarscope ?

Has anyone seen this or used this type of instrument.
Would it be good for a beginner or is it worthless.
If it is useful would it be useful for outreach to teach?