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A tale of the Supernatural – or something else?

In 1968 we were living at the top of the Sir John Soane’s museum in Lincoln’s Inn Fields, Holborn, London having just returned from 2 years in New Zealand.  Believe me, the museum was the spookiest of places at the … Continue reading

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Turing – pardon?

I believe that recently Alan Turing has been pardoned.  Pardoned for what exactly? Shouldn’t the Government of the day actually be asking for forgiveness of the Government of Turing’s day for the vicious chemical assault of Turing? Let this be … Continue reading

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Arcturus from 10/07/2013

Grabbed this one with this mini-WASP array last night 🙂  

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Open clusters M46 & M47 in Puppis

Two very nice open clusters, quite low down in the sky for me, in the constellation Puppis.  These are M46 (on the left) and M47 (on the right).  There are also two other open clusters as well as two planetary … Continue reading

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The Fermi paradox – where are they?

If you don’t know what the Fermi paradox is, then it’s pretty pointless reading any further. For those that do know what the Fermi paradox is, then for what it’s worth, my belief up until 2 years ago was that … Continue reading

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The Final Deep-Sky Image of the Week – Astrophotographer Harry Page

Fellow PAIG forumite Harry Page signs off the New Forest Observatory “Deep-Sky Image of the Week” series with this stunning presentation of M33.  You can see full image details on Harry’s web-site here.  Thank you for your support of the … Continue reading

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Deep-Sky Image of the Week – Astrophotographer Anna Morris

Another fine Horsehead image from another PAIG lady – this time it’s the return of Anna Morris (who shared her amazing NGC7000 region mega-mosaic with us a few weeks ago).  Very nicely processed image Anna – and what can I … Continue reading

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Deep-Sky Image of the Week – Astrophotographer Rogelio Bernal Andreo

Happy New Year!  And the first “Deep-Sky Image of the Week” for the New Year is another belter from Rogelio!!!!!  O.K. for your average Joe Public this may look pretty grey and unimpressive – where are all the pretty colours?  … Continue reading

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Deep-Sky Image of the Week – Astrophotographer Carole Pope

Fellow PAIG forumite Carole Pope provided our first “Deep-Sky Image of the Week” back on October 3rd 2011 – and she see’s out 2011 with another fine image taken from Bromley (which is no mean achivement in itself 🙂 Carole captured this … Continue reading

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Deep-Sky Image of the Week – Astrophotographer Yours Truly

The deep-sky image for this week is one of mine 🙂  It is perhaps not one of the best-looking images that I have taken, but it is one of my favourites due to the amount of time I spent in … Continue reading

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