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Re: Astronomical Events

Post by Pitti » February 11th, 2012, 3:07 pm

:loveshower: Wow!

So beautiful, thank you for sharing it, macdoum :wave:

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Post by macdoum » February 13th, 2012, 3:59 am

macdoum wrote::loveshower: ZE BUZZ live Aurora cam from Sweden. :shake:

http://www.auroraskystation.com/live-camera/9/
This cam is live still and some great 'lights' to be seen most nights. :wave:
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Post by Lussi05 » March 3rd, 2012, 12:41 am

Last night , about 20:40, we suddenly heard quite powerful boom outside. All jumped, me, my husband and our cat. We thought something had had exploded near our house, went out and checked, but found nothing :puzzled:
But when we read the news this morning we saw that a meteorite passed, and lit up the sky, at the time last night. It disappeared, and after a little while a boom could be heard. This could be heard,and seen, all across southern Norway. Very exciting :nod:
- here you can see the firebowl travel across the sky over Oslo:
http://www.vgtv.no/#!id=50044
- and this was just a little one....

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Post by alice44 » March 3rd, 2012, 6:35 am

Wow

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Post by Kitty KCMO » March 3rd, 2012, 7:27 pm

How exciting, Lussi! It has been some time since I saw anything like this. And I have never heard one explode or make a sonic boom!
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Post by Felis silvestris » March 3rd, 2012, 7:58 pm

:shock: That must have been quite an experience!
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Post by macdoum » March 18th, 2012, 7:22 pm

The night sky in March is very interesting. Read all about it here;

http://www.jodrellbank.manchester.ac.uk ... /nightsky/
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Post by macdoum » March 18th, 2012, 7:35 pm

Lussio,here is the meteorite that fell on 1st march ( saw this in our newspaper);
Found the article in english.;

http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/vi ... way.411073

Can sell that for a lot of money. Its like winning the lottery,nearly. :mrgreen:
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Post by Lussi05 » March 18th, 2012, 9:19 pm

Can't you see it...the new dream of welth, to find the perfect meteorite stone :laugh:

(The astrophysicist, Knut Jørgen Røed Ødegård who is mentioned in the article, has in an interview in our local newspaper, recommended people to go meteorite hunting.They are very rare, and because the stones are interesting for research, he think it will be a reward for them :book: )

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Post by macdoum » April 24th, 2012, 4:59 pm

Surprised to see this photo of an Aurora in N. Ireland last night;

http://tiny.cc/vkv9cw
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Post by Lussi05 » June 6th, 2012, 8:27 am

June 6, 2012 - Venus transit (I hope it is the right word i english)

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Post by Bubo » June 6th, 2012, 9:46 am

Good morning :hi:

I woke up early to take a picture of Venus transit. Two photos:
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Post by alice44 » June 6th, 2012, 1:15 pm

Bubo
Beautiful and amazing!

I never would have thought how pretty the sun could be -- the only time I have even looked was at a full eclipse a long time ago -- I do not know in the 70s.

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Post by Kitty KCMO » June 7th, 2012, 8:36 am

Thank you, Lussi & Bubo, for the photos of the Venus transit. I did not have anyway to see it, so this gives me an opportunity.
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Post by macdoum » October 10th, 2012, 12:47 am

Northern Lights over Scotland last night

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-19883715
Beautiful photos. :2thumbsup:
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Post by macdoum » November 19th, 2012, 3:10 am

NASA's astronomical pic of the day;

http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap121118.html

Amazing. :shock:
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Post by Margossa » November 20th, 2012, 4:06 am

macdoum thank you very much :bow:
I watched this picture and it was fantastic and incredible. :loveshower:

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Post by Margossa » December 10th, 2012, 4:37 am

Northern Lights in Tromso, Norway :loveshower:

9th December 2012

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http://polaris.nipr.ac.jp/~acaurora/aurora/Tromso/

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Post by macdoum » December 14th, 2012, 2:40 am

Margosso...magnificent images. :loveshower:
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Post by macdoum » December 14th, 2012, 2:42 am

Tonight,apparently we can see some falling stars.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20709852

That is if you have clear skies. :rolleyes:
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