Astronomy Page 11

  • Page

    of 15 First / Last

  • ecureuil 8 Jun 2013 23:43:35 76,829 posts
    Seen 5 hours ago
    Registered 9 years ago
    It's back over in about an hour and a half, gonna try again then.
  • DaM 8 Jun 2013 23:44:09 13,245 posts
    Seen 10 hours ago
    Registered 13 years ago
    Perfect view, got my eldest up to watch, fantastic :)

    Only downside is our new neighbours now think we are peeping toms, as we also had a perfect view into their bedroom as they were getting ready for bed...
  • D_arkTrooper 8 Jun 2013 23:48:04 1,318 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 12 years ago
    Bonus then :cool:

    3DS Friend Code : 5000-2484-1471

    Animal Crossing alter ego: Andy from Stoke

  • Jacksie66 8 Jun 2013 23:50:10 574 posts
    Seen 4 days ago
    Registered 4 years ago
    Is this shizzle visible from little auld Ireland?
  • ecureuil 9 Jun 2013 01:08:57 76,829 posts
    Seen 5 hours ago
    Registered 9 years ago
    Too cloudy once again.
  • localnotail 9 Jun 2013 22:15:53 23,093 posts
    Seen 7 months ago
    Registered 6 years ago
    22:42 tonight, West to East.

    Keep watching the skies.

    A strange game. The only winning move is not to play.

  • Razz 9 Jun 2013 22:53:09 61,210 posts
    Seen 8 hours ago
    Registered 13 years ago
    Woooosh!

    --------------------------------------------------------------------
    Steam/PSN/XBOX: Razztafarai | 3DS: 1246-9674-8856
    --------------------------------------------------------------------

  • EMarkM 9 Jun 2013 22:59:06 3,174 posts
    Seen 10 hours ago
    Registered 7 years ago
    Razz wrote:
    Woooosh!
    I'm sorry; did that go over your head?

    OVER YOUR HEAD. A-HA-HA-HA-HA

    Ahem.
  • localnotail 9 Jun 2013 23:16:33 23,093 posts
    Seen 7 months ago
    Registered 6 years ago
    Bright and fast!

    Also up there is the Albert Einstein ATV4 supply ship for the ISS, closing in on its orbit, due to dock on 15th June.

    A strange game. The only winning move is not to play.

  • monkehhh 9 Jun 2013 23:38:53 3,329 posts
    Seen 6 minutes ago
    Registered 6 years ago
    Ahhh, flashback to last night. Was out camping / drinking with friends in some woods and someone made us all stare at the sky for ages, then we saw the ISS fly past. Pretty excellent, though I'd had enough to drink to completely forget about it until now..
  • SpaceDave3000 10 Jun 2013 02:41:46 78,226 posts
    Seen 49 minutes ago
    Registered 12 years ago
    Just a random point, but you can easily see satellites going over when it's clear, I usually spot between 2 and 5 in an hour.

    +1 / Like / Tweet this post

  • EMarkM 10 Jun 2013 07:19:55 3,174 posts
    Seen 10 hours ago
    Registered 7 years ago
    @Dirtbox Whilst you're correct, there is something special about knowing you're seeing the ISS. Plus, iridium flares are pretty good too!
  • Chopsen 10 Jun 2013 08:06:39 16,019 posts
    Seen 8 minutes ago
    Registered 9 years ago
    Even seeing the ISS fly past is quite common really.
  • SpaceDave3000 10 Jun 2013 08:49:35 78,226 posts
    Seen 49 minutes ago
    Registered 12 years ago
    Yeah, I get email notifications when it flies over, it's visible several times a month and I've seen it about half a dozen times.

    ed: http://spotthestation.nasa.gov/

    Edited by Dirtbox at 08:50:30 10-06-2013

    +1 / Like / Tweet this post

  • ecureuil 23 Jun 2013 16:01:22 76,829 posts
    Seen 5 hours ago
    Registered 9 years ago
    Anyone get a look at the "supermoon" last night? Too cloudy here, once again..
  • ecureuil 23 Jun 2013 16:04:26 76,829 posts
    Seen 5 hours ago
    Registered 9 years ago
    Dirtbox wrote:
    Yeah, I get email notifications when it flies over, it's visible several times a month and I've seen it about half a dozen times.

    ed: http://spotthestation.nasa.gov/
    Aha, excellent! Thanks.
  • localnotail 24 Jun 2013 00:52:53 23,093 posts
    Seen 7 months ago
    Registered 6 years ago
    That's no moon...
    it's a supermoon.

    A strange game. The only winning move is not to play.

  • B0rked_Gamer 24 Jun 2013 01:11:45 2,721 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 8 years ago
    Nice night for a walk.
  • B0rked_Gamer 24 Jun 2013 03:02:27 2,721 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 8 years ago
    It's a clear night but the moon is so bright the stars are not visible and some of the birds have started chirping.
  • Khanivor 24 Jun 2013 03:31:05 40,795 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 13 years ago
    Looking at the moon off my front porch. There are power lines across the street which the moon looks like its moving behind. Which means I can get a sense of the Earth's rotation. Which is pretty cool.
  • Salaman 24 Jun 2013 08:17:57 19,076 posts
    Seen 8 hours ago
    Registered 10 years ago
    Did I miss something moon-wise? Have they turned it up to 11?
  • cubbymoore 24 Jun 2013 08:24:45 36,498 posts
    Seen 8 hours ago
    Registered 10 years ago
    It's going to crash into us.
  • Chopsen 24 Jun 2013 08:25:12 16,019 posts
    Seen 8 minutes ago
    Registered 9 years ago
    I saw the moon last night. I think you lot are easily impressed.
  • ZuluHero 24 Jun 2013 08:37:39 4,172 posts
    Seen 7 hours ago
    Registered 8 years ago
    I have to admit, when I looked last night it didn't look that super to me.
  • B0rked_Gamer 24 Jun 2013 08:49:25 2,721 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 8 years ago
    The Moon was bright enough to block out starlight on a clear night. What more do you want.

  • Chopsen 24 Jun 2013 08:53:27 16,019 posts
    Seen 8 minutes ago
    Registered 9 years ago
    That happens not infrequently.
  • ZuluHero 24 Jun 2013 08:59:58 4,172 posts
    Seen 7 hours ago
    Registered 8 years ago
    @B0rked_Gamer I suppose it was better at 3am in the morning ;)
  • B0rked_Gamer 24 Jun 2013 09:03:20 2,721 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 8 years ago
    Chopsen wrote:
    That happens occasionally.

    Not over such a large area of sky. Birds got confused and started chirping early as well. :)
  • B0rked_Gamer 24 Jun 2013 09:04:21 2,721 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 8 years ago
    ZuluHero wrote:
    @B0rked_Gamer I suppose it was better at 3am in the morning ;)
    Actually it was best at around 4:15am.

    /power nap
  • localnotail 24 Jun 2013 09:05:52 23,093 posts
    Seen 7 months ago
    Registered 6 years ago
    It was the Supermoon yesterday (perigee-syzygy of the Earth-Moon-Sun system) - closest and largest full moon all year. That is kind of exciting.

    A strange game. The only winning move is not to play.

  • Page

    of 15 First / Last

Log in or register to reply