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    • colinw
    • By colinw 3rd Oct 16, 7:43 PM
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    Space Station sightings all done for now :(
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    • 3rd Oct 16, 7:43 PM
    Space Station sightings all done for now :( 3rd Oct 16 at 7:43 PM
    The current batch are all done but it will be back November 1st!
    Last edited by colinw; 24-10-2016 at 12:14 PM.
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    • fussypensioner
    • By fussypensioner 18th Oct 16, 9:57 AM
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    Very good view last night, not quite dark and no cloud. Followed it till it disappeared.

    Thanks Colin
    Holding back the years...
    • colinw
    • By colinw 18th Oct 16, 10:00 AM
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    Very good view last night, not quite dark and no cloud. Followed it till it disappeared.

    Thanks Colin
    Originally posted by fussypensioner
    No problem I don't think it is visible tonight. Looks like a poor one tomorrow night and then that is about it for now.
    • Peter333
    • By Peter333 18th Oct 16, 11:41 AM
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    Whoop!

    I am having a Orionids party next week hence where everyone comes as their favourite consellation. I am going as Norma

    Originally posted by colinw

    LOL, thanks for the invite! I will go as Draco.




    I managed to see if though not very bright here.

    This is a picture of the Moon I just took....

    Originally posted by colinw
    Did you really take that?

    If you did it's amazing!

    No problem I don't think it is visible tonight. Looks like a poor one tomorrow night and then that is about it for now.
    Originally posted by colinw
    What time tomorrow?
    I see things have improved quite a lot.

    Peek-a-boo. I see you.

    Naughty naughty...
    • colinw
    • By colinw 18th Oct 16, 11:55 AM
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    LOL, thanks for the invite! I will go as Draco.






    Did you really take that?

    If you did it's amazing!



    What time tomorrow?
    Originally posted by Peter333
    Thanks Peter......

    6:56pm tomorrow!
    • Peter333
    • By Peter333 18th Oct 16, 12:00 PM
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    Cheers Colin
    I see things have improved quite a lot.

    Peek-a-boo. I see you.

    Naughty naughty...
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 18th Oct 16, 12:38 PM
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    Whoop!

    I am having a Orionids party next week hence where everyone comes as their favourite consellation. I am going as Norma

    Originally posted by colinw
    I'll be Cassiopeia.



    I like Ws.



    Last edited by Pyxis; 18-10-2016 at 12:40 PM.
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, P.P..

    X ~O
    • colinw
    • By colinw 18th Oct 16, 1:03 PM
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    I'll be Cassiopeia.



    I like Ws.



    Originally posted by Pyxis
    Hmmm people sometimes say I am a W
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 18th Oct 16, 3:17 PM
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    Hmmm people sometimes say I am a W
    Originally posted by colinw
    You are colincassiopeia!
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, P.P..

    X ~O
    • Nomoonatall
    • By Nomoonatall 18th Oct 16, 7:55 PM
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    October 18: Moon and Aldebaran


    The Moon has been playing a game of hide-and-seek all year. Most months it has passed in front of Aldebaran, blocking the bright eye of Taurus from view. It will do so again tonight. The disappearing act will be visible across most of the United States.



    October 19: M31


    M31, the Andromeda galaxy, is visible to the unaided eye as a hazy smudge of light. It stands about half-way up the eastern sky as night falls. At a distance of 2.5 million light-years, it’s the farthest object that is easily visible to the eye alone.



    October 20: Orionid Meteors


    The Orionid meteor shower should be at its best late tonight. Unfortunately, the Moon rises around midnight, so it will cast its glow in the sky during the shower’s peak. The Moon also will be quite close to Orion, making things even worse.


    You might see some of the meteor showers if it's clear tonight!
    • colinw
    • By colinw 19th Oct 16, 10:01 AM
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    Last chance tonight for a while! 6:56pm....
    • Nomoonatall
    • By Nomoonatall 20th Oct 16, 8:02 PM
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    Orionids tonight!

    Be there or be square...as we used to say 30 odd years ago!

    Hope the sky's clear!
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 20th Oct 16, 8:07 PM
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    Orionids tonight!

    Be there or be square...as we used to say 30 odd years ago!

    Hope the sky's clear!
    Originally posted by Nomoonatall
    I was out at 5.30 this morning and the sky was beautifully clear, as was the whole of Orion, sword and all, but didn't see any. The moon was very bright and too close.
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, P.P..

    X ~O
    • Nomoonatall
    • By Nomoonatall 20th Oct 16, 8:12 PM
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    I was out at 5.30 this morning and the sky was beautifully clear, as was the whole of Orion, sword and all, but didn't see any. The moon was very bright and too close.
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    I was looking out an hour earlier, didn't see a thing!

    The best time to look out is between 1am and 3am...not ideal for most people, but good for an insomniac! x
    • suki1964
    • By suki1964 20th Oct 16, 8:41 PM
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    What am I looking for exactly?


    I know nowt about astrology.
    • Nomoonatall
    • By Nomoonatall 20th Oct 16, 8:50 PM
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    What am I looking for exactly?


    I know nowt about astrology.
    Originally posted by suki1964
    Shooting stars!
    • colinw
    • By colinw 21st Oct 16, 10:34 AM
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    What am I looking for exactly?


    I know nowt about astrology.
    Originally posted by suki1964


    As a reckless but determined nothing will stand in my way Aries I am appalled....you mean Astronomy surely!!!!


    No luck for me....

    1. Cloudy
    2. City Lights
    3. Moon
    4. No near by deserts or desserts for that matter
    • suki1964
    • By suki1964 21st Oct 16, 11:04 AM
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    As a reckless but determined nothing will stand in my way Aries I am appalled....you mean Astronomy surely!!!!


    No luck for me....

    1. Cloudy
    2. City Lights
    3. Moon
    4. No near by deserts or desserts for that matter
    Originally posted by colinw

    See, told you I knew sod all

    I knew it was wrong but the correct name just wouldn't come to me

    We had beautiful clear sky until around midnight. The Stars themselves were just so bright . I didn't see any shooting stars though . Time I went to bed (1am) it had clouded over
    • colinw
    • By colinw 21st Oct 16, 11:20 AM
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    See, told you I knew sod all

    I knew it was wrong but the correct name just wouldn't come to me

    We had beautiful clear sky until around midnight. The Stars themselves were just so bright . I didn't see any shooting stars though . Time I went to bed (1am) it had clouded over
    Originally posted by suki1964
    I don't think I have ever seen any of these meteor showers and have tried to see them in dark places.
    • suki1964
    • By suki1964 21st Oct 16, 11:23 AM
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    I don't think I have ever seen any of these meteor showers and have tried to see them in dark places.
    Originally posted by colinw

    I live in a field, the nearest street lights are four miles away so complete blackness and I've still never seen a shooting star

    Still I get to see the northern lights a few times a year, which a lot of people never will
    • colinw
    • By colinw 21st Oct 16, 11:25 AM
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    I live in a field, the nearest street lights are four miles away so complete blackness and I've still never seen a shooting star

    Still I get to see the northern lights a few times a year, which a lot of people never will
    Originally posted by suki1964
    I would love to see the Northern Lights! Sounds like you should see some shooting stars from there...you need to complain to NoMoon she almost promised them.
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