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Planet watching next week

Hi Gang,
Next week is an ideal time for observers and imagers to get out there and take a look at the planets. Grouped together in the evening sky the planets put on a show, I hope the picture takers out there have the cameras out!! http://skyandtelescope.com/aboutsky/pressreleases/article_1743_1.asp
John.
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wow,that was a bit close!!

hi,all a quick piccy,from last night.
rgds,andy

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a bit 'wonky' was in the car at the time.
we had very,very,loud thunder too.
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Large meteorite hits Norway!!

Just been told about this by a friend. Looks like a meorite might have made land fall in Northern Norway, I am sure there will be more news available fairly soon.

http://www.upi.com/NewsTrack/view.php?StoryID=20060609-050952-4406r

Jonathan
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just in case

hi,all looking at the weather forcast,due to it
being hot & humid theres a chance of thunderstorms,the next 2/3 days/nights.
may get a chance of 'lightning' pics.
i do hope so.
rgds,andy
p.s check your local forcasts.good luck.
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Get outside NOW if its clear !!!!!!!!!!!

Great view of Noctilucent clouds here in Llandudno - if its clear your way go out and have a look!!

Jonathan
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noctilucent clouds

morning all, just came across this item:
www.spaceweather.com
good info on these'clouds.
andy.
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Red Alert!

Hi Gang,
The Aurora watch team has issued a red alert after a very large increase in Solar activity. Those of you who live in the far north may get a good aurora display with any luck, and of course vlear skies to see it!
John.
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comet 73p/sw meteors!!

hi,gang check this out,weathers looking o.k,here
lets hope for some meteors
www.spaceweather.com

cheers,andy.
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New Moon

Regarding Andy's (Big Dipper) comment about today's new moon,

"Occurs at 05:26UT. Look for a very thin crescent moon this evening."

Andy, I love your niaive optimism.

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Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann - brightest

Passed Earth, and is now at its brightest. You can find it high in the east before the first light of dawn, in the southern part of the constellation Pisces.
Currently two fragments of the disintegrating comet are visible with small amateur telescopes, and a third is in reach of larger instruments.
C, the largest of the fragments is also the brightest. It shines at 6th magnitude and is visible with binoculars of even the ...
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