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‘The Sky at Night’ Lunik 2 Moon landing date.

Anyone know why the world renowned astronomer/presenter of the BBC’s ‘The Sky at Night’, Sir Patrick Moore appears to say the Lunik 2 landed on the Moon (hit the Moon at great speed) in September 1939 during the 27 September 1960 episode of The Sky at Night – ‘The Moon’ after about 2 minutes into the show. This episode is available to see on the BBC iPlayer. Anybody who has seen the comic 2012 film ...
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Hello... anybody home?

Is this website alive?
Or....NOT?!


Thanks.

I Need XEvil.
XEvil 4.0 can break Google ReCaptcha-2!
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Photographic prints

Hi everyone I was just wondering if anyone knew where I could buy high quality pictures of Europa and Enceladus? Happy to buy them as a print or as a download. Cheers
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Sky at Night program

A fellw forum member astronomy club just posted tghis

"I wasn't impressed with this months SaN TV episode.. very poor...the stuff with the university students was embarrassing and shocking really. And the bit with Lintot walking around the woods was ..well...I don't know...."

MY comment is

"It really is NOT a good program now, in my opinion for Amature Astronomers and beginners, more the Chris Lintott show"

In fact I don't bother watching it now ...
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So Trump has finally done some good in the US by saying that

So Trump has finally done some good in the US by saying that America WILL go back to the Moon
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Prinz astral 500R Reflector telescope

Ok this is corny, I am over 60 now but my first telescope was this one.

I would dearly love to own it one last time. Again.

I know it is classed as no good now but .....

Any help in locating one would be so much appreciated

Thanks
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Just set up my new scope

Spent the last week getting it ready, software download, getting room ready for indoor remote observing and it is raining
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keeping warm ?

SERIOUS question.

What do you do to keep warm when out, imaging, viewing

Heaters, special gloves, ?

Thanks
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Sky at Night equatorial platform

I am trying to build the equatorial platform as described in SaN Nov and Dec issues.
I'm reasonably competent at DIY but I'm struggling with the very brief instructions.
The Dec issue bonus content does not appear to have any additional photos as the magazine suggests (or techniques for alignment), and there is no overall inventory or description of all the pieces you have to make, just a set of drawings for the north and ...
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