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A Little Advice

Hi

I find myself looking to get back into something I was interested in as a teenager easy guess Astronomy

Tricky thing is I find myself living in A City Centre, with few resources and was considering trying to fnd a way to 'Skywatch' for the most part online

Does anyone know of a place to start?

Online information on the Solar System to start (apart from Wikipedia that is) ...
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Free Reading

I've added some new material on my website that is free to read:

http://www.philippughastronomer.com/Phi ... ingst.html

You can download the PDFs for use on PCs and portable devices.
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Equipment Envy

We've all been there! We see a photo online or in a magazine that was taken with a 999mm APO and a multi zillion, billion, quintillion terapixel camera. We think that if we just got a higher-paid job or won the lottery, we could get the gear and take pictures like that ourselves.

Apart from the fact that there might actually be some skill required, the fact is that most of us have to work, ...
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Twitter

Due to technical difficulties, I have started my new Twitter account:

http://twitter.com/TheSolarGazer

I tweet updates to my blog and website and retweet astronomy-related info. I still use the hashtags #PhilipPugh and #astronomy. If you don't want to set up your own Twitter account, you can just search for my hastags in your search engine, such as Google.
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Twitter

Due to technical difficulties, I have started my new Twitter account:

http://twitter.com/TheSolarGazer

I tweet updates to my blog and website and retweet astronomy-related info. I still use the hashtags #PhilipPugh and #astronomy. If you don't want to set up your own Twitter account, you can just search for my hastags in your search engine, such as Google.
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Photographing August 2017 solar eclipse, selfie

Hello,

Im planning to make the trek to the path of totality for this eclipse. Ive seen a number of partial solar eclipses over the years, but never a total solar eclipse so this event is a rare opportunity to take in an event which has been on my bucket list. I would like to create a lasting memory of the event by way of a photograph of me in the fore ground (face/shoulders) and ...
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Star Gazing Live starts again tonight

Apparently they are in Australia, so I'm more than a little curious about the logistics of "live" stargazing from downunder...
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