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#1 OldManSky

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Posted 16 May 2019 - 09:43 AM

I mean, really? :(

 

 

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#2 Eddie_42

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Posted 16 May 2019 - 09:45 AM

Its a full moon weekend anyhow. 


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Posted 16 May 2019 - 09:48 AM

that is great weather for us in the midwest....



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Posted 16 May 2019 - 10:38 AM

You do realize most folks don't have weather that good, right?  If I had clear or partly cloudy conditions for five out an eight-day period here in Ohio, I'd be pretty happy about that.

Clear Skies,

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Posted 16 May 2019 - 10:45 AM

Its a full moon weekend anyhow. 

Monday of this week, we (chicagoland) had excellent seeing, and transparency, unfortunately a nearly full moon ruined it.



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Posted 16 May 2019 - 10:56 AM

Same here... time to redo some flats



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Posted 16 May 2019 - 11:02 AM

Now try and imagine taking the forecast, aligning with the new moon, and also occurring on a weekend.  Ah.. the life of a working, DSLR, mobile AP hobbiest.

 

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Posted 16 May 2019 - 11:45 AM

This -- and living in a red zone -- is why I finally dropped the bucks and got into narrowband. Phase of the moon becomes something that used to concern you.

 

Clouds and rain are a little bit harder. I wonder how expensive it would be to get into radio astronomy...



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Posted 16 May 2019 - 12:41 PM

Keep in mind the one "sunny" day listed there will still have clouds, and the fog will roll in early in the evening.  So...moon or not, no stars.

I know I'm whining.

It's just that we've had 1 1/2 usable nights since April 1.

And I'm going a little stir crazy...does that get me a little whining leeway?? :)


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Posted 16 May 2019 - 12:47 PM

Keep in mind the one "sunny" day listed there will still have clouds, and the fog will roll in early in the evening.  So...moon or not, no stars.

I know I'm whining.

It's just that we've had 1 1/2 usable nights since April 1.

And I'm going a little stir crazy...does that get me a little whining leeway?? smile.gif

When you get more than 14 inches of rain in a 4 hour period, then you will get my leeway! It was not fun.


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Posted 16 May 2019 - 01:02 PM

I sympathize with you Paul. This winter and spring has had some really unusual weather patterns.

Even here in the Valley of the Sun.

Mike



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Posted 16 May 2019 - 01:04 PM

When you get more than 14 inches of rain in a 4 hour period, then you will get my leeway! It was not fun.

I stand in awe, Glass Eye.  My pathetic whine pales in comparison to your situation.

Be safe.


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Posted 16 May 2019 - 01:38 PM

When you get more than 14 inches of rain in a 4 hour period, then you will get my leeway! It was not fun.

I'll trade you my 10 months of annual drizzle (and not the image processing kind) for your 14 inches of rain in 4 hours...

 

Although in fairness, this has been a much better than typical winter.  We've had a few stretches of clear, steady skies this year, and they somehow coincided with new moons.  I've lived for many decades in this area, and can't remember a winter as good as this one for astronomy.


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Posted 16 May 2019 - 01:50 PM

I'll trade you my 10 months of annual drizzle (and not the image processing kind) for your 14 inches of rain in 4 hours...

 

Although in fairness, this has been a much better than typical winter.  We've had a few stretches of clear, steady skies this year, and they somehow coincided with new moons.  I've lived for many decades in this area, and can't remember a winter as good as this one for astronomy.

Not fair! You all live on the sides of mountains with lakes in between. I live on flat land. 

 

PS: my father in law lives in Bellevue!



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Posted 16 May 2019 - 01:53 PM

Where I live, we are currently in a weather pattern where it's beautiful during the week and hail and tornadoes on the weekends.  Ugh.



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Posted 16 May 2019 - 03:13 PM

Now try and imagine taking the forecast, aligning with the new moon, and also occurring on a weekend.  Ah.. the life of a working, DSLR, mobile AP hobbiest.

 

Bill

No truer words, my friend. No truer words...


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Posted 16 May 2019 - 06:42 PM

Eh, everyone knows coders are more productive on next to no sleep, right? Midweek dark nights, yeah!


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