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From: TerryMoselat signaol.com
Date: 7 June 2007 01:07:7 Jun 2007
Subject: 4 ISS passes seen, Armagh Obs Open Day, NLCs in I/T

Hi all,

1. Following my last email alert, the indefatigable Martin McKenna (who
else???) observed all four passes of the ISS last night. Also known as
TMWNS (The Man Who Never Sleeps), Martin not only observed, but imaged,
all four passes. He wrote "Hi Terry, Thanks for the email alert. I
accepted the challenge and after an exhaustive session I managed to
observe and image all four ISS passes in one single night. This is a new
record for me. Here is a montage with times in BST... 
Regards, Martin."    
Well done Martin!

2. ARMAGH OBSERVATORY are having an Open Day on Sunday 10 June, from 3
p.m. to 5 p.m. Concentrating on the Sun and how it affects the Earth,
this is designed for the general public, but some of you might also be
interested, or you could pass this on to others who might be. 

3.0 Meet at the bottom of the Observatory Drive, close to the
Courthouse, which is at the NW end of the Mall; the Observatory Drive is
actually at the bottom of College Hill. The Observatory is signposted
from main routes into the city. 
3.10 p.m. Tour of Observatory Grounds, Astropark, and Human Orrery. 
4.00 p.m. Illustrated Talk: "Surviving in Our Sun's Explosive Atmosphere" 
4.15 p.m. Q&A session: Ask an astronomer your questions about climate change, Earth, Sun, Moon, Stars, Galaxies.
   For further details contact Dr Miruna Popescu, Armagh Observatory,
Tel. 028 3752 2928, or E/M mdpat signarm.ac.uk.

3. I believe that Brendan McWilliams has been kind enough to quote me on
NLCs, in his excellent column in today's (Thursday's) Irish Times

Clear skies,

Terry Moseley


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