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by zola
Mar 21, 2017 16:22:23 GMT
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Mar 9, 2017 19:31:01 GMT
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Mar 20, 2017 9:43:57 GMT
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Mar 5, 2017 14:17:49 GMT

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ryan: yeah hopefully make it on october 6th to the rope bridge viewing Sept 3, 2014 19:39:47 GMT
ryan: Beautiful clear sky tonight, could sit out on the lawn a while :) Sept 20, 2014 23:32:56 GMT
markdj: Just wondering if a new section could be created to report and discuss light pollution, something that is still close to my heart? Thoughts? Sept 21, 2014 15:25:15 GMT
markdj: What do you think Phil? Sept 22, 2014 22:16:33 GMT
Phil: Hi Mark, thanks for your suggestion, we'll have a chat about it and let you know! Sept 23, 2014 15:11:31 GMT
misa: :-X Oct 26, 2014 17:57:06 GMT
conor1: Hi guys/girls, my name is Conor O' Boyle. I recently got a Celestron Nester 8se for Christmas, I am keen on getting into the scene here. Can anyone give me any pointers to start off? Cheers? Jan 2, 2015 18:08:21 GMT *
NeilP: I was wondering shall we try our usually unsuccessfull Messier Marathon again this year? The weekend of March 20th/21st/22nd looks the best we could carry on from the eclipse Feb 21, 2015 13:39:20 GMT
Simon: There is no harm in trying Neil. I'll always be willing to give it a go. Feb 26, 2015 9:30:58 GMT
skymoo: Anyone see the amazing rainbow that formed over Belfast after the heavy rain this afternoon around 4pm? Aug 28, 2015 20:12:12 GMT
jonnymac: This is well worth a look Sept 17, 2015 19:09:56 GMT
jonnymac: http://www.nasa.gov/feature/pluto-wows-in-spectacular-new-backlit-panorama Sept 17, 2015 19:10:30 GMT
robbiecber: anyboody about Sept 28, 2015 20:12:05 GMT
robbiecber: :-[ Sept 28, 2015 20:12:41 GMT
karlg: great night on monday folks! enjoyed that a lot... catch ya'll at the next one! ;) Oct 7, 2015 9:20:22 GMT
gareth: Alright folks, What way does it work for non members wanting to attend the BBQ this week? Aug 8, 2016 16:20:06 GMT
skymoo: BBQ is open to all Gareth so just come along Aug 12, 2016 14:46:56 GMT
gareth: How are things looking for Wednesday night? Sept 26, 2016 10:43:41 GMT
stevie: Not too good at the moment, but final decision around 2pm on Tuesday 27th. I will put an update on the forum at around 6pm. Sept 26, 2016 14:10:30 GMT
Vincent: Hi All. Anyone know any shops that sell eyepieces in the south/mid west? Oct 14, 2016 14:06:33 GMT