Monthly Archives: October 2010

Thank you everyone for a great send-off!

I had a thoroughly good time at my pushing-off party at the University of Southampton last night and would like to thank everyone involved for such a pleasant evening – I really enjoyed it (and I usually don’t like parties … Continue reading

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Momentous Day!! I’m Free!!

Today is the first day of a new life for me 🙂 After 23 years 5 months and 4 days [yes actually, I was counting] I have now officially retired (early) from the University of Southampton. Feel like the veritable pig … Continue reading

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IOM October 2010 – Messier 15 the Great Pegasus Cluster

This month’s imaging object is M15 [NGC7078] the Great Pegasus Cluster, a very nice Globular Cluser in the constellation Pegasus.  This is a large globular with a diameter of 18 arc minutes (M13 is 21 arc minutes) and lies at … Continue reading

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