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by skyhawk
Mon Apr 13, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: Observing
Topic: Venus after midnight BST
Replies: 8
Views: 966

Re: Venus setting after midnight BST

On a personal note...... As a Journalist who works mainly on disability discrimination, rights and disability in the community your comment is bordering on Disability Discrimination, be very careful what you post "I would rather you did not lecture me on this point, but understand that your conditio...
by skyhawk
Mon Apr 13, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: Observing
Topic: Venus after midnight BST
Replies: 8
Views: 966

Re: Venus setting after midnight BST

There is currently no restriction in visiting ones local park for exercise and mental health, walking your dogs or walking through it on the way to the local shop to buy necessities only in meeting friends, picnics and sports and in groups and using the children's play area, which is closed. The im...
by skyhawk
Sun Apr 12, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Venus after midnight BST
Replies: 8
Views: 966

Re: Venus setting after midnight BST

[There was a previous posting about this but IB could not find it.] 11-12 April MMXX; I awoke well before 2400 or 0000 hrs BST midnight, grabbed 8x30 binoculars and a watch and went to the nearby park to try to see Venus setting after midnight BST. Generally the sky was clear although rather murky ...
by skyhawk
Wed Apr 08, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Telescopes and instruments
Topic: Beginners scope ?
Replies: 0
Views: 946

Beginners scope ?

I have been watching this https://www.facebook.com/popastro/videos/2954415311290030/ Not a bad starter scope, I note that as with all cheap scopes it is very very unstable, and needs to be weighted down or it will be disappointing, also why is the video back to front, has it been shot in a mirror. I...
by skyhawk
Mon Mar 02, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: Observing
Topic: Why are neighbours so ignorant
Replies: 6
Views: 726

Re: Why are neighbours so ignorant

'Ignorant' means uneducated, and unaware according to my dictionary. Perhaps they are unaware or ignorant of the fact that that damned windchime does annoy the neighbours. If you point out that it drives you nuts and destroys your peace and then they do nothing about it, that is another matter enti...
by skyhawk
Sun Mar 01, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Horsehead and Flame nebulae
Replies: 6
Views: 702

Re: Horsehead and Flame nebulae

smerral wrote:Ha ha! Now I've seen it I can't un-see it...LOL
:) :) :)
by skyhawk
Sun Mar 01, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Why are neighbours so ignorant
Replies: 6
Views: 726

Re: Why are neighbours so ignorant

Especially when like me as you see in my signature I am Autistic

Ignorant of others !, lack of thought/connsideration
by skyhawk
Sat Feb 29, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Observing
Topic: Why are neighbours so ignorant
Replies: 6
Views: 726

Why are neighbours so ignorant

Only considering themselves

Now I have to tolerate wind chimes when out in the garden
by skyhawk
Fri Feb 28, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Horsehead and Flame nebulae
Replies: 6
Views: 702

Re: Horsehead and Flame nebulae

Why when it looks nothing like a horse"head" is it still called that, it really is the horse"butt" nebula
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by skyhawk
Wed Feb 26, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Rosette nebula Quadband.
Replies: 8
Views: 748

Re: Rosette nebula Quadband.

No image here
by skyhawk
Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Flat Earther Mike Hughes dies
Replies: 2
Views: 449

Re: Flat Earther Mike Hughes dies

Whatever reason he believed what he did, and we are all entitled to believe in what we want to, after all many believe in God, many don't I believe that there are more intelligent life forms on Earth than Humans, it is a shame he went the way he did. It is also a sign of the times that in the UK we ...
by skyhawk
Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: M42 - Quadband filter
Replies: 2
Views: 591

Re: M42 - Quadband filter

Looks like a watercolor. :)

I used to have a Starlight Express SXV-M7C , nice cameras.