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#26 Lance1234

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Posted 28 March 2013 - 09:30 AM

The white zone is for loading and unloading of passengers only, and there's no stopping in the red zone...

(Sorry - Couldn't resist...) :tonofbricks:


No, the red zone is for loadimg and unloading passengers only, theres no stopping in the red zone.

:lol:

Don't tell me which zone is for stopping and which zone is for loading!
:roflmao:

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Posted 29 March 2013 - 09:31 AM

A land of lunar and planetary fans and narrow band imagers...

Clear Skies,
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Posted 29 March 2013 - 03:18 PM

You can read star charts without any aid. When the full Moon smiles at you knowing he isn't the main culpit lighting up the sky.

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Posted 29 March 2013 - 03:25 PM

The White Zone is the top part of the ever present cloud layer covering the Earth. The bottom zone is called the Grey Zone, which we are more familiar with.... :lol:

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Posted 29 March 2013 - 05:36 PM

Toronto is in the fourth largest white zone in North America. Randy you also have a good point. :grin:

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Posted 29 March 2013 - 10:51 PM

Well, I was just out for a couple of hours in the Toronto white zone. SQM 18.35. One purpose of my night was to measure the faintest star I could see near the zenith. I made a thread about it a moment ago here in General if you want the methodology. The skinny is that I could get to 12.6 with steady vision in my 6" Mak Newt and I caught a 12.9 star with averted vision.

For more perspective, I could not see M35 at all in my 50mm finder, little NGC 2158 the fainter open cluster beside M35 was completely invisible in the 6". The great M42 in Orion only showed the central part -the ' fishes mouth'. I tried for M1 and only got the barest hint of it with averted vision.
No filters, BTW....

Much can be accomplished in White zones with judicious choice of targets and some good filters.

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 07:12 AM

The white zone is for loading and unloading of passengers only, and there's no stopping in the red zone...

(Sorry - Couldn't resist...) :tonofbricks:


No, the red zone is for loadimg and unloading passengers only, theres no stopping in the red zone.

:lol:

Don't tell me which zone is for stopping and which zone is for loading!
:roflmao:


:lol: A classic movie! :jump:

#33 Lance1234

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 01:41 PM

The white zone is for loading and unloading of passengers only, and there's no stopping in the red zone...

(Sorry - Couldn't resist...) :tonofbricks:


No, the red zone is for loadimg and unloading passengers only, theres no stopping in the red zone.

:lol:

Don't tell me which zone is for stopping and which zone is for loading!
:roflmao:


:lol: A classic movie! :jump:


Surely you can't be serious.. :)

#34 Mike B

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 01:58 PM

Who ya callin' Shirley?
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#35 Lance1234

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 06:13 PM

Who ya callin' Shirley?
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