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 High speed coronal hole
«Thread Started Sep 28, 2017 at 00:13 am»

A high speed coronal hole stream is now moving past our planet. Geomagnetic storming will be possible during the next 24-48 hours.

KP 7 Aurora. Red Alert? :-O

This is the reason the whole country tonight (?) is covered in cloud and you can't see fuck all and probably pissing down as well in most places, especially in N.Wales (I've been there), but oddly enough not in Orkney even though it's always pissing down here, and windy.

As for having a telescope in N.Scotland for what use that is you may as well shove it up your arse. At least then you can see Uranus. :-(

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«Reply Sep 28, 2017 at 00:37 am»

Thanks Brian Cox, I hadn't heard of coronal holes. Great midnight learning.

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«Reply Sep 28, 2017 at 17:00 pm»

Meanwhile in Cape Verde... Clear blue skies and warm weather!

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«Reply Sep 28, 2017 at 18:09 pm»

I bet you didn't see the aurora from there though the other night. Do you get a good view of the milky way there night time Adi? Or do the lights from your hotel pollute the view? You're not asleep are you in the middle of the night?

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«Reply Sep 28, 2017 at 19:07 pm»

My digital camera is fecked. Well the control wheel on the back for manual control is fecked, which I need for night shots. It's totally bananas and cycles through various different settings and buggers them up in the process, when all I'm trying to do is change the exposure.

Anyone had their digital camera fixed? I suspect what they want to repair it costs too much and makes more sense to save up for a new one. I've emailed Sony but instead of answering my question how much it's likely to cost, they've given me a phone no. and a freepost address if I want to send it to Pencoed up the road from Ceri's place. It's good that you can send it off to them for free I suppose. It wont be free to get it back again though. I thought it was Sony UK I had emailed in the first place, no it wasn't it was sent from Belgium.

I managed to get some pics before it went completely nuts. I think the best pic I took was of the milky way rather than the ones of the aurora. They're not even in focus, I think the dumbass camera was focusing on the bloody fence that was in front of me. 8-o Also camera shake because of the feckin' wind so they weren't my best pics. :-(

That was really frustrating, the best of the aurora show was after I gave up with the camera and there were bands of green light going up in the sky etc instead of just the green glow.

It was quite a caper going up the hill in the dark though even if the pics were crap and it was freezing cold at the top I was only wearing a tracksuit with my beanie hat on. Well it's only the middle of October 'innit. One torch died on me before I had even got half way there. I didn't have my head torch on me because I couldn't find it. I had to keep switching off the spare torch I took along and walking in the dark because I needed it to get back.

There's big evil cows up there as well surrounding you so you've got big glowing eyes in the dark looking back at you and it gives you the feckin' willies...and they really, REALLY stink!! I don't need a torch to know where they are. The track is completely covered in runny cow shit as well (from the rain washing it down) so you're walking in it. You can't go around it because it's everywhere. I had to pass the buggers again on the way back down as well and they were still bloody standing there. Christ they stink... Did I mention how much they stink? :-D

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