Clear night

An unexpectedly clear night last night – spent all the time working on the Hyperstar – managed to get about 90% of the way there in setting it up, next outing should see it imaging again 🙂

So what are the chances of two clear nights in a row??  Pretty remote according to my Diary.  However, Meridian Weather are due to be here at the New Forest Observatory tonight for a live broadcast (watch Meridian TV from about 6:15 p.m. onwards to follow the action) talking about the near fly-by asteroid 2012 DA14 which will make an appearance a little later in the evening.  I have the mini-WASP array primed and ready to go as well as a Canon 5D MkII which I might try out in video mode just to see what happens.  In case of poor sky conditions I have the indoor control centre hooked up to 5 live broadcasts – so one way or another I should be able to see the little blighter during this evening.


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