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by Frank Ryan
Tue Aug 18, 2015 11:43 pm
Forum: Observing Reports & Celestial Events
Topic: Persied Meteor shower at Lough Gur this week, 12Aug2015
Replies: 3
Views: 11508

Re: Persied Meteor shower at Lough Gur this week, 12Aug2015

Aye. It's no Burren or Kerry but not bad considering its proximity to limerick & smaller towns.
by Frank Ryan
Tue Aug 18, 2015 11:45 am
Forum: Observing Reports & Celestial Events
Topic: Persied Meteor shower at Lough Gur this week, 12Aug2015
Replies: 3
Views: 11508

Re: Persied Meteor shower at Lough Gur this week, 12Aug2015

Great stuff Dave. I think I dropped the ball on not suggesting a "public" meteor watch event But I was heading on holidays. Murphys Law. The pics don't show any LP to speak of for 30" @ ISO 1600 Even the one with the clouds. Was that facing towards the sodium street lights by any chance? If so follo...
by Frank Ryan
Thu Jul 02, 2015 5:52 pm
Forum: Gallery & Techniques
Topic: Registax tutorial
Replies: 9
Views: 15888

Re: Registax tutorial

Great shots Conn!
by Frank Ryan
Wed Jun 10, 2015 1:08 am
Forum: Gallery & Techniques
Topic: Venus and Jupiter
Replies: 3
Views: 5704

Re: Venus and Jupiter

Great stuff Dave. 3 planets in one session is good work!
by Frank Ryan
Tue May 26, 2015 1:33 pm
Forum: Non Club Events
Topic: solar fest . whos going
Replies: 1
Views: 9970

Re: solar fest . whos going

When's it on?
by Frank Ryan
Fri Apr 17, 2015 12:34 am
Forum: Observing Sessions
Topic: Clear tonight
Replies: 2
Views: 4703

Re: Clear tonight

No worries. I did a U turn when I got to Limerick. Headed out past Ennis and found a relatively dark spot.
got about an hour in before the clouds caught up.
Caught Dragon & ISS as well.
by Frank Ryan
Thu Apr 16, 2015 6:53 pm
Forum: Observing Sessions
Topic: Clear tonight
Replies: 2
Views: 4703

Clear tonight

Anyone up for observing tonight?
Looks crystal clear. Air is very clean.
I'd say it'd be great.
by Frank Ryan
Wed Apr 15, 2015 2:55 pm
Forum: General Posts
Topic: Lough Gur Dark Sky Park
Replies: 2
Views: 5822

Lough Gur Dark Sky Park

Hi all. So as you may or may not know I began a 'Dark Sky Initiative' last year and have been preparing to launch it for some time. The initial idea I had was to create it as a separate entity with the 'backing' of SAC to promote dark sky awareness in the club areas. Soon I realized this was way to ...
by Frank Ryan
Sat Apr 11, 2015 5:17 pm
Forum: Meetings
Topic: Dark Skies talk in Lough Gur
Replies: 0
Views: 4804

Dark Skies talk in Lough Gur

It's on at 8 tonight.
Who's going?
by Frank Ryan
Tue Mar 31, 2015 10:34 pm
Forum: General Posts
Topic: Shannonside Astronomy Club in the Post Newspaper
Replies: 3
Views: 4413

Re: Shannonside Astronomy Club in the Post Newspaper

Gordon Lalor wrote:AI magazine, saw a photo of the lough gur science advisory council, including yourself Frank.
What the actual
by Frank Ryan
Sat Mar 28, 2015 8:04 am
Forum: General Posts
Topic: Shannonside Astronomy Club in the Post Newspaper
Replies: 3
Views: 4413

Shannonside Astronomy Club in the Post Newspaper

SAC was featured in the Post in the lead up to and after the Eclipse. Turn to page 22 (don't remember the shot being taken. lol) http://www.limerickpost.ie/digital/2015/2015-03-28/html5/index.html?page=1&server= this was part of the press release I sent them. http://www.limerickpost.ie/2015/03/19/so...
by Frank Ryan
Sun Mar 22, 2015 10:49 am
Forum: Observing Sessions
Topic: Observing Saturday 21st at Lough Gur
Replies: 2
Views: 3814

Observing Saturday 21st at Lough Gur

Well lads? I'm dying to hear how he got on last night.
From Shannon it was clear but still a bit hazy, and transparency wasn't the best.
What was it like at the lake?
by Frank Ryan
Fri Mar 20, 2015 1:55 am
Forum: Observing Reports & Celestial Events
Topic: An ALMOST solar eclipse, 20th March 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 18479

Re: An ALMOST solar eclipse, 20th March 2015

fair play Gordon & thanks for ringing the station Dave.
I sent that press release to the post last week, it's good they used it.

Moore all over the media flogging his magazine , glasses and any other old shite.
same old
by Frank Ryan
Fri Mar 20, 2015 1:48 am
Forum: Observing Sessions
Topic: Observing Saturday 14th at Lough Gur
Replies: 3
Views: 4482

Re: Observing Saturday 14th at Lough Gur

clouded out :-(
had a good look at the site though &
setting up by the centre is a great spot