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Re: Amazing rainbow last night....

May 18th 2022

Whereabouts (roughly) did you take this photo and at what time...? Judith Get Outlook for Android *From:* aasmail@PROTECTED <aasmail@PROTECTED> on behalf of Chris Pickford chrspickford020@PROTECTED [Abingdon Astronomical Society Mailing List] <aasmail@PROTECTED> *Sent:* Wednesday, May 18, 2022 8:40:48 AM *To:* Abingdon Astronomical Society Mailing List <aasmail@PROTECTED> *Subject:* [aaslist] Amazing rainbow last night.... From: chrspickford020@PROTECTED A very high contrast rainbow last night in ...Continue Reading

Re: Amazing rainbow last night....

May 18th 2022

was a fantastic sightOn Wed, 18 May 2022 at 08:50, Chris Pickford chrspickford020@PROTECTED [Abingdon Astronomical Society Mailing List] <aasmail@PROTECTED> wrote: __ From: chrspickford020@PROTECTED A very high contrast rainbow last night in front of our house - a full semicircle.Chris Abingdon Astronomical Society Mailing List Post to: Abingdon Astronomical Society Mailing List ( aasmail@PROTECTED& ...Continue Reading

Amazing rainbow last night....

May 18th 2022

A very high contrast rainbow last night in front of our house - a full semicircle.Chris ...Continue Reading

Re: Lunar Eclipse morning of May 16th

May 16th 2022

OK - maybe it's only eclipsed full moons that cause rain then...On Mon, 16 May 2022 at 09:52, Chris Pickford chrspickford020@PROTECTED [Abingdon Astronomical Society Mailing List] <aasmail@PROTECTED> wrote: __ From: chrspickford020@PROTECTED Full Moons cause rain? No, it's a well-known fact that clear nights always seem to be when the Moon is full....ChrisOn Mon, 16 May 2022, 12:59 Andrew Ramsey atramsey@PROTECTED [Abingdon Astronomical Societ ...Continue Reading

JCM on BBC Sounds

May 16th 2022

For those of you who enjoyed Andrew’s post-AGM talk as much as I did, I did a hunt for the excellent radio talk I heard in the past. It is still available on BBC sounds. The screen shot indicates I heard it seven years ago. Oh dear! Thanks again to Andrew for reminding me what an interesting bloke JCM was. Do have a listen. I remember when the radio telescope bearing his name came online on Hawaii. Gwyneth. ...Continue Reading

Re: Lunar Eclipse morning of May 16th

May 16th 2022

Full Moons cause rain? No, it's a well-known fact that clear nights always seem to be when the Moon is full....ChrisOn Mon, 16 May 2022, 12:59 Andrew Ramsey atramsey@PROTECTED [Abingdon Astronomical Society Mailing List], <aasmail@PROTECTED> wrote: __ From: atramsey@PROTECTED Hi All,100% cloud cover here too and pouring rain, after a rather nice weekend and lots of sunshine on Saturday and most of Sunday. I’m beginning to wonder whether full m ...Continue Reading

Re: Lunar Eclipse morning of May 16th

May 16th 2022

Hi All,100% cloud cover here too and pouring rain, after a rather nice weekend and lots of sunshine on Saturday and most of Sunday. I’m beginning to wonder whether full moons actually /cause/ rain…Best regards,Andrew (in Michigan, USA)On Mon, May 16, 2022 at 05:57 owenb1367@PROTECTED owenb1367@PROTECTED [Abingdon Astronomical Society Mailing List] <aasmail@PROTECTED> wrote: __ From: owenb1367@PROTECTED 100% cloud cover here as well. Oh well an ...Continue Reading

RE: Lunar Eclipse morning of May 16th

May 16th 2022

Here are three  from me:Standing on top of a ladder in 20mph winds with temperatures below freezing  looking at a picture perfect M101 through a 17mm Ethos in the most pristine skies ever is one of them for me.Hearing newbies say “Oh wow!” on seeing Saturn / Jupiter, the craters of the Moon…… for the first time through a telescope.Seeing the moons of Uranus appearing on the screen when not expected.Soon to come, finishing the Herschel 400 observing list….. I will admit that missi ...Continue Reading

RE: Lunar Eclipse morning of May 16th

May 16th 2022

100% cloud cover here as well. Oh well another year goes by without a lunar eclipse being visible. I did set the alarm for 3:30 and watched for an hour in hope but dashed as usual, as was the  Porrima occultation on Friday. Please remind me why we do this hobby ☹ Owen *From:* aasmail@PROTECTED <aasmail@PROTECTED> *Sent:* 16 May 2022 09:11*To:* Abingdon Astronomical Society Mailing List <aasmail@PROTECTED>*Subject:* Re: [aaslist] Lunar Eclipse morning of May 16th& ...Continue Reading

Re: Lunar Eclipse morning of May 16th

May 16th 2022

..and so it was, here anyway - 100% cloud cover and light drizzle.ChrisOn Sun, 15 May 2022, 18:49 Trevor Pitt trevorwilliampitt@PROTECTED [Abingdon Astronomical Society Mailing List], <aasmail@PROTECTED> wrote: __ From: trevorwilliampitt@PROTECTED Hi Chris,______ __For me its around 0 % chance if the French continue to produce the thunderstorms as they are doing at the moment.  https://map.blitzortung.org/#5.56/49.113/1.076  is ...Continue Reading
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