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Uranium235

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Status Updates posted by Uranium235

  1. Gearing up for an all-nighter! (well, as long as I can stay awake anyways)

  2. Dishing out GCSE results today, its going to be an interesting morning!

  3. Guiding tonite!

    1. PhotoGav

      PhotoGav

      Grab some good photons! I would be, but my guidecam has failed me... I've set off a timelapse instead. What are you imaging?

    2. Uranium235

      Uranium235

      Will do! Just grabbing some more of the Tulip (Sh2-101) over a couple of panes for a widefield. Nearly up to three hours per pane now :)

    3. PhotoGav

      PhotoGav

      Sounds good. I became victim to dew on my fisheye lens - haven't suffered dew for ages. Next time - dew strap on lens!!! Still Learning....

  4. Cracking sky tonite, MW visible overhead :)

  5. Guiding tonite!

    1. goose35

      goose35

      yup same here

    2. Uranium235

      Uranium235

      I'll keep going until PHD boots me off, one more 600s sub perhaps.

    3. Coco

      Coco

      BLIMEY, you must hold the UK record for the most image time, I haven't been able to point a scope at a star for 8 months! seriously thinking of selling my imaging kit..

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  6. Clear sky? My foot!!

    1. Luke

      Luke

      I am going to buy some Weather Dice. Just as accurate I imagine :D Good luck for next time.

    2. Uranium235

      Uranium235

      May as well, its not looking good for the forseeable future :(

  7. Back from the dead

  8. offline for a bit..... unwell :(

    1. nightfisher

      nightfisher

      get well soon

    2. Ju Piter

      Ju Piter

      hope you feel better soon buddy

    3. PhotoGav

      PhotoGav

      Not good, get well quickly. Is it the classic 'school's over, all staff get the lurgey' situation?!

  9. Guiding tonite! (hopefully!)

    1. xtreemchaos

      xtreemchaos

      good luck mate.

  10. Guiding tonite!

    1. Robp

      Robp

      Me to, although its a little windy here! Good luck :)

    2. PhotoGav

      PhotoGav

      I am battling the gremlins.....

    3. Uranium235

      Uranium235

      Cor blimey... a whole night of uninterruped images last night! The Pelican is now up to 4hrs per pane in Ha.... hoo yeah!

  11. Muggy and 'orrible!

    1. xtreemchaos
    2. Uranium235

      Uranium235

      yep, tonight is going to be a fun sleep... not! :)

    3. Moon-Watcher

      Moon-Watcher

      Phew, indeed! I never thought I would be wanting the winter to come...

  12. Shedload of clear sky incoming for tonite.

    1. nightfisher

      nightfisher

      not here, cant remember last time it was clear, think i will call it a day

    2. Uranium235

      Uranium235

      Hmmm llooks like I spoke too soon, got a load of high cloud now. I'll have another look in an hour or so.

    3. PhotoGav

      PhotoGav

      'Believe a forecast'... Will I never learn?!

      Lots of red clouds and now the forecast is pretty pants...

      Apparently Tuesday is going to be clear all night.

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  13. Starting the homebrew strawberry wine... this should be interesting. Chateau de U235...lol :)

    1. ronin

      ronin

      It does not have a long life, loses the taste pretty quick, at least if made now then it will be OK for Christmas.

    2. Uranium235

      Uranium235

      Thanks for the tip. Its only about 4 litres worth - just as a tester. So it probably wont hang around for long!

    3. Uranium235

      Uranium235

      Just had a sniff of the bucket, the smell of strawberries has been replaced by that of alcohol... heh heh, well on the way now :D

  14. Ok... thats enough Summer now, can we have our darkness back please!

    1. xtreemchaos

      xtreemchaos

      ive had a word up stairs but he or she is too bissy watching big brother.

    2. Luke

      Luke

      Well I am quite enjoying my solar sessions at breakfast before work! Look forward to seeing Orion again, though!

    3. Uranium235

      Uranium235

      I guess the only good thing to come out of this time of year is a bumper crop of strawberries - im going to try my hand at wine making this year =P

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  15. Bring forth the 130pds.. We've got us a pelican to catch!

  16. GCSE week.... I might be a bit busy. Tissues, damp sponges and sick buckets on standby!

    1. AstroGZ

      AstroGZ

      Best of luck!

    2. Uranium235

      Uranium235

      Hahaha thanks.... im not sitting the exam.. oh far worse than that! Im running the show! :) 830 candidates, 28 rooms, over two days. Then its all gotta be checked and bagged by 1pm, run forrest run!!!

    3. Psychobilly
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  17. Guiding tonite!!

    1. Robp

      Robp

      Me to! Made a start on the Western Veil Nebula tonight. What did you go for?

    2. Uranium235

      Uranium235

      NGC6820, a bit low at the moment but managed to get 90min out of it.

  18. Zombified.... uhhhhh... brrrains...

  19. Guiding tonite!! Hoping for a quick smash & grab on Cygnus

  20. Clear for next two nights..... fill yer boots!

  21. Here we go again!.... another mosaic project started

    1. Robp

      Robp

      What target are you doing now or is it a secret? :)

    2. Uranium235

      Uranium235

      Well, it *was* the heart of the Virgo supercluster - but the sky was so poor I ended up trashing all the subs. Hopefully saturday will be better.

  22. Guiding tonite!

    1. tingting44

      tingting44

      lucky git lol :D

  23. Guiding tonite @ SGLX :)

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