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SUN 24/9/2015

Hi All. At lest we have a few more spots.

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NGC 6962

Hi All. Just got this before clouds came in.

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The Messier Catalogue

What a fantastic thing this poster is, I absolutely love it, how about more of these posters for more or even all of the major catalogue's ???


Thank you
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SUN 17/9/2015

Hi All. Just managed between clouds.

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Hot Stuff!!

Hi Gang,

Ever wondered how satellites that are Solar orbiters manage to endure the heat. Well just take a look at this page by the ESA science team to show that it takes a great deal of trial and error before they get it just right. It is fascinating reading and well worth a ten minute trip to the webpage. Take a look at the story here

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New Moon!!

Hi Gang,

NASA'S LRO has discovered that the Earth is reshaping the surface of the Moon by gently massaging the surface and creating new cliffs and fault lines. This is an amazing discovery, the science of which can be read here

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Congratulations SOHO!

Hi Gang,

The SOHO probe has discovered it's 3000th comet! Known officially as a Sungrazer comet, these are short lived comets that get too close to the Sun's gravitational pull to survive. Take a look at the announcement here

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At Last It's Official (ish!)

Hi Gang,

It looks like it's finally been classed as official. The Moon Enceladus has officially a moon wide subsurface ocean. This is according to data collected by CASSINI. To read the full news brief and see the science, go here

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East Lincs Astronomy Club talk change of venue

Saturday's ELAC meeting on the 19th September will be at SCAMBLESBY VILLAGE HALL, South St. Scamlesby, Louth, LN12 9XF where Paul Money will be the guest speaker.
Parking is in front of the school on Old Main Road and the village hall is just round the corner on South Street.
I'm sorry for the short notice but the Barn is unavailable. I think this will be a more comfortable venue and only a ...


Has anyone had any experience using a hyperstar lens on a Schmidt Cassegrain telescope? Are they difficult to use, are the results good? Any information would be gratefully received.
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