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From: TerryMoselaol.com
Date: Sun, 15 May 2005 18:12:23 EDT
Subject: Possible aurora, eyepiece & Solarscopes offer

Hi all,

1. There's the posibility of an aurora when the sky gets dark late this 
evening, thanks to Active Region 759 which sent out a strong M8 class solar flare. 
The flare hit Earth this morning raising Geomagnetic activity to level G5 
which is very high. So far, N. America would seem to have been best placed to see 
any aurorae, but it's just posible that there will still be some activity here 
in Ireland when it gets dark. Let me know if you see anything.

2. Just released is the 'New' 'Made in Japan' range of Baader Orthoscopic 
Eyepieces. 31.7mm barrel and Fully Multicoated with Baader's 'Phantom MC' 
coatings. They have been reviewed favourably, comparing this range with Vixen's 
Orthoscopics and TMB's Monocentric eyepieces.  Retail prices from 64.99 to 67.99, 
which is good value for the quality. Contact Andy McCrea as below.

3.  Solarscopes: Ken Huggett has appointed Andy McCrea as Solarscope dealer. 
He can offer significant discounts on these new 70mm instruments and other 
Solarscopes - which might be of interest to some of the Total Eclipse trippers, 
or for the Annular on 3 October 2005, which is a large partial eclipse in 
Ireland.
 
Contact: Andy McCrea
North Down Telescopes
4 Ailsa Park
Bangor
BT19 1EA
E: andrewmccreaa.freeserve.co.uk

00 44 (28) 90 273584
00 44 07775576872

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Clear Skies,

Terry Moseley


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