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When is this weather going to end??

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First day off work, whilst the U.K.has been basking in glorious Sunshine all Weekend, So I wonder if I can stay awake long enough to enjoy a bit of Stargazing later. weather is looking O.K.  ;)

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I seem to be getting clear skies during the day, then cloud at night. Tried using Metcheck, BBC, Accuweather, all seem to show varying amounts of partial cloud cover, but when the time comes, it's close to 100%, grr!

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Goran, it's been like that for about three weeks up my way.

Frustrating isn't a strong enough word for it - but I must be mindful of maintaining standards!

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Floater.......Only three Weeks! feels much longer?  However, wont be long now, almost Winter again....remember only 3 Months of summer up here and 9 Months of Winter Lol  :eek:

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Back to the weird weather again what is the score!!

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Wow, this thread just won't lie down will it.

The weather can do whatever it likes while we're a month either side of midsummer's day. When the nights get back to being fully dark and moonless the weather will have my full attention again.

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I'm certain the weather pattern for UK  (Scotland) is about three Months behind?  It just feels like Spring has started and were getting April showers in JULY! :clouds2:

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Weathers looking good for the next week. oh no!!! Hang on it looks like winters back . In July!!!

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Well, if we can't have clear skies what better than some juicy thunderstorms?? :) :)

Clear skies are no use for observing for me at this time of year anyway!

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Last night was a strange one... i waited till 1:30am for the clouds to break and got a few subs on ngc6543 until they rolled back in at 2:30am. The 'odd' thing though was that i could count 6 of the main stars in Ursa Minor. From my location, I've never been able to see more than 4. Did a quick process this morning and the image was practically devoid of any sign of ngc6543 apart from one small spot of nebulosity. I guess this subject is a good few hours in the making.

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Forecast was for intermittant cloud all night but the satellite images suggested otherwise to me, so I set up anyway and it stayed clear all night. Now it's saying it will be clear skies (all night) tonight, so it will most probably be cloudy.

Dave, the Cateye is tiny - unless you are going after the outer shell (in OIII) and yes, that is dim and needs long subs.

ChrisH

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Dave, the Cateye is tiny - unless you are going after the outer shell (in OIII) and yes, that is dim and needs long subs.

ChrisH

Yeah, i think i'll give up on it until i have NB, whenever that may be...

It appears i had all your cloud last night :laugh: have you been doing your olde Mesopotanian cloud scaring dance again?

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Yeah, i think i'll give up on it until i have NB, whenever that may be...

It appears i had all your cloud last night :laugh: have you been doing your olde Mesopotanian cloud scaring dance again?

Aye well you're welcome to the clouds but the skies look cruddy now so I doubt it will be as transparent as last night even if they clear off.

Too old for dancing and I'm running out of goats to sacrifice, wondering what to do next!

ChrisH

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Aye well you're welcome to the clouds but the skies look cruddy now so I doubt it will be as transparent as last night even if they clear off.

Too old for dancing and I'm running out of goats to sacrifice, wondering what to do next!

ChrisH

Move the house to the Atacama Desert......

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Completely surrounded by thunder storms here, incredible views, wish I could capture it in an image some how.

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Completely surrounded by thunder storms here, incredible views, wish I could capture it in an image some how.

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That sounds exciting! Just got boring clear skies here. Again. I'll never get any sleep at this rate.

ChrisH

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third night in a row imaging

might only be a couple of hours this morning

but its data I tell you

data data data

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Completely surrounded by thunder storms here, incredible views, wish I could capture it in an image some how.

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Unbelievable storm down here last night

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Which street in London has been having a heat wave? was it the one that houses the Weather Centre by chance? 

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Cracking, wasn't it!

There was certainly plenty of lightning about!

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Stu

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I've probably posted this link already, but you can't get too much of a good thing: http://www.lightningmaps.org/realtime?lang=en

It's just started raining a bit here but the thunderstorms are off to our west in the Irish Sea and round Dublin.

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Exactly that, it's an iPhone app for forecasting the weather at night. Quite good, but still reliant on all too fallible forecasts!

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So true, no Android alternative seemingly.

Planned on going camping this weekend, should I, shouldn't I?

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