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2 red stars 2 red stars

First of all I'd like to say hi to everyone. Secondly I'd like to pick your brains. I live in cornwall and was fishing off caerhaze beach st.austsll and around midnight ish time on the 14.7.2013 with my father in law and myself when we noticed 2 red stars in the sky. The 1st was to the south and quite high and very red in colour and the 2nd was to the west but not ...
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A little video with BIG wishes on the star Epsilon Eridani

My little video with BIG wishes on the Star Epsilon Eridani

We're wishing on the Star Epsilon Eridani in the Constellation Eridanus. Our video will be sent into space to Epsilon Eridani within a radio wave from Blackrock Castle Observatory in Co Cork Ireland at the end of 2013 and arrive at the star in 2023

Concept , Direction and Design Deirdre Kelleghan with some of the boys from St Cronans Stargazers Bray Co ...
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are globular clusters in fact galaxy's

Is it possible that globular clusters are galaxy's that has used up or should I say cleared up all the dust cloud. I don't know but found this article Originally posted to sci.astro on Dec 10, 2000. ... bclus.html. If these clusters of millions of stars have cleared or lost the dust cloud does that not still make them galaxy's and should be added to the different types ...
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June Video

Here's my video from June. Due to the lack of darkness, many of my photos are of the Sun but there's a few lunar ones in there and one of Venus: ... SHl3LAi1xg
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Mars and Earth

It is assumed that the earth was once hit by a something large the same thing is assumed about Mars, is it only me that has put 2 & 2 together to come up with the theory that is it possible that Mars hit the Earth, or vice versa. Where Mars is currently positioned within the solar system it's very unlikely ever to had running water it's simply just too cold? But if Mars was ...
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New telescope

I just wanted to post as I just received my new telescope in the post today. It's my first scope; a Celestron Nexstar 4SE. After aligning the finder to the main scope in day light and entering the location data and so on, I took it to the local park, which is an open field with trees all around (so not too much light pollution). I couldn't get the computerized three star alignment to work ...
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Grantham astronomy groups

Anyone know of any amateur astronomy groups in or around Grantham?
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I've had trouble getting some of my AVIs to stack, so I downloaded Avistack2 to try it out. So far, I'm rather impressed. It takes a long time to run, so you need patience and you may have problems loading the resulting images into your photo editing tools (especially if you use freeware as I do).

Firstly, my April blog entry has now been updated to include today's results for Avistack: ...
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Next month's sights


I write a voluntary page in our parish mag each month on matters astronomical. I've been doing it for a few months now, and the usual format is to pick a constellation and describe it in general terms, then list the events of note taking place in the night sky over the month the magazine covers. The problem is that the copy for the article needs to be in by the 13th or so ...
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I'm going to rehab for addiction to empanadas. As I get private medical insurance through my company, I'm going to the Priory.

In the meantime I've just finished by March video accompanied by Moonlight Shadow by Mike Oldfield
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