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vader123

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clear night
« on: October 26, 2017, 05:02:56 PM »
anyone going up to the rig tonight 26.10.17 ?

Lorne

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Re: clear night
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2017, 05:44:35 PM »
Nightshift so wont make it up unfortunately.

vader123

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Re: clear night
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2017, 05:51:42 PM »
ive got night off lorne for a change lol

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Re: clear night
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2017, 06:42:51 PM »
I might just stick with back garden tonight then lol, never been up to rig yet, keep me posted lorne when ur going up there please

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Re: clear night
« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2017, 12:16:47 AM »
Not managed to get a single day off yet that coincides with a clear non-windy day this season! :(
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Re: clear night
« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2017, 08:19:25 PM »
My season hasnít started yet either.  Iím busy decorating this weekend, although the full moon kind of spoils things a little bit too.


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Re: clear night
« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2017, 08:19:32 AM »
Venus has been visible many mornings this past week.
Today I got the binoculars onto it, ~0630hrs.
Went back to it and although invisible to the naked eye, the binos could still see it at sunrise time (Edinburgh) 0728hrs
Now it's 0810hrs and still venus is clear in the bright sky background.


Never tried planet searching in daylight before !


Are any of the others bright enough to see in twilight, or daylight?


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0820hrs - lost Venus !

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Re: clear night
« Reply #7 on: November 07, 2017, 02:01:56 PM »
If you're so keen to get up in the morning for some planet observing, why not try and catch the upcoming conjunction between Jupiter and Venus? :D   Just follow this link for details:

http://earthsky.org/tonight/venusjupiter-conjunction-on-november-13
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