Monthly Archives: July 2008

A British Summer

Sun, clouds, lightning, rain; yes it’s a British summer! The night of the 27th clear spells gave way to a hot (27C) & humid day yesterday, with very little breeze. That’s just what I needed to demonstrate an answer to Tamsin’s question … How do you take the images...

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The Milky Way

When thinking about imaging galaxies it is easy to over look our own galaxy, the Milky Way. Most of the nebulae & star clusters that we image, are part of the Milky Way. Last night offered a brief respite in the summer clouds, which allowed me to take a...

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Toads & Frogs

And here’s one I prepared earlier, well not really I haven’t qualified for my broomstick yet! A few more trips to Dayagon Alley are needed 🙂 What I really mean to say is that I took these two pictures in early spring but omitted to post them. Spring is...

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House Martin Chicks

We’ve been a little concerned about the swallows & house martins this year; but all seems to be well now. Having heard of the poor weather in southern Africa just when their northerly migration was starting, it was worrying to see fewer than normal in the initial arrival. As...

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Viewing Videos

How to view the videos on my blog … I always split the posts with video on my blog, so that the videos don’t load inline for those with low bandwidth connections. To view, just click the "Click to continue reading" link at the bottom of the post. You...

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