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Forum: Radio Astronomy and Spectroscopy 07-02-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By Rob_K
Big bad Wolf

Maybe not so big, definitely bad. ;) Last night was partly cloudy and not good for widefield survey shots so I thought I'd have a go at a spectrum of a Wolf-Rayet star. Gamma Velorum & Theta Muscae...
Forum: Deep Space 05-02-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By Rob_K
This might help... :shrug:

This might help... :shrug:
Forum: Radio Astronomy and Spectroscopy 03-02-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By Rob_K
Eta Carinae spectrum, 01 Feb 2016

Got this one the other night as an afterthought.

Cheers -
Forum: Radio Astronomy and Spectroscopy 02-02-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 64
Posted By Rob_K
O & M spectral class spectra

Just a comparison of spectra of the brightest O & M spectral class stars in the night sky, Alnitak (O) and Betelgeuse (M). These are at opposite ends of the classes, without going beyond M to brown...
Forum: Radio Astronomy and Spectroscopy 26-01-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Rob_K
Thanks Andrew. It would be magic to see it...

Thanks Andrew. It would be magic to see it visually but by the time I got the alert the nova was already below the limiting magnitude of my little scope, even in a dark sky. I image the nova fields...
Forum: Radio Astronomy and Spectroscopy 26-01-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Rob_K
Thanks Bob - the thrill of the hunt gets me and I...

Thanks Bob - the thrill of the hunt gets me and I image lots of fields looking for new novae and recurrent novae eruptions. I get really excited when discoveries are announced, so much so that I...
Forum: Radio Astronomy and Spectroscopy 26-01-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Rob_K
Recurrent nova in LMC

Recurrent nova LMC V1341 has erupted but is fading fast. The OGLE sky survey first announced the eruption in ATel #8578:
http://www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=8578

Follow-up ATels #8586 &...
Forum: General Chat 17-01-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 647
Posted By Rob_K
Missed it but hey Happy Birthday for the other...

Missed it but hey Happy Birthday for the other day Jen! :thumbsup: Been saving my 2000th for something special so this is it. ;) And congratulations on your amazing journey in astronomy, what a...
Forum: Astronomy and Amateur Science 13-01-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 675
Posted By Rob_K
That's a pretty weird article Peter, thanks for...

That's a pretty weird article Peter, thanks for posting. Hope it's not a career-ender for the "multi-disciplinary team"! :)



Ah yes those damned 2% helium eclipses are exceedingly difficult to...
Forum: General Chat 11-01-2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By Rob_K
That would do it! :thumbsup:

That would do it! :thumbsup:
Forum: General Chat 10-01-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By Rob_K
Unfortunately it doesn't really look like that...

Unfortunately it doesn't really look like that Patrick. Here's an overlay of your generation on a DSS survey plate. Note how your lines of stars match up with the diffraction spikes on Eps Cir. I...
Forum: Celestial and Astronomical Events 09-01-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By Rob_K
Been planning to go for some time now but it will...

Been planning to go for some time now but it will depend on finances. Hope to catch up with some 'locals' we've observed other eclipses with. Maybe start in Oregon (where one lot live) and travel...
Forum: Beginners Talk 05-01-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,404
Posted By Rob_K
Astronomy as a hobby is like all hobbies, an...

Astronomy as a hobby is like all hobbies, an artifice along with many others that we humans use create an illusion of meaning in an existence which is otherwise preposterous, fleeting and utterly...
Forum: General Chat 24-12-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By Rob_K
Unidentified satellite transit

Hoping somebody can help me identify this weird-looking satellite that transited the Moon, taken at 9:57pm tonight (EDT), 24 Dec 2015. Can't find anything in Heavens Above. My location is Bright in...
Forum: Astrophotography and Imaging Equipment and Discussions 22-12-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,290
Posted By Rob_K
I'd like to add another dimension of 'respecting...

I'd like to add another dimension of 'respecting the light', for discussion. Light intensity is one issue, colour is another (particularly when imaging with narrow-band filters).

Nebulae, for...
Forum: General Chat 22-12-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,681
Posted By Rob_K
Fantastic Mike, congratulations! :thumbsup: ...

Fantastic Mike, congratulations! :thumbsup:

Cheers -
Forum: Radio Astronomy and Spectroscopy 30-11-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By Rob_K
Colour of Uranus

Stupid name for a planet! :P In a sense, what I've done here is a pointless exercise because we know that Uranus is a cyan colour and we know that when we split the light from Uranus we get an...
Forum: Radio Astronomy and Spectroscopy 29-11-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By Rob_K
Low-res optical spectrum of Uranus

Thought I'd try this tonight, a low-resolution optical spectrum of Uranus taken with a DSLR, 200mm lens and Star Analyser grating (SA100). It shows the continuum of sunlight reflection pierced by...
Forum: Radio Astronomy and Spectroscopy 28-11-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By Rob_K
Fascinating stuff Ken - look forward to your own...

Fascinating stuff Ken - look forward to your own progress on this. :thumbsup:

Cheers -
Forum: General Chat 09-11-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 864
Posted By Rob_K
Some contemporary information sourced from Trove....

Some contemporary information sourced from Trove. Egyptology and aliens brings up red flags for me too! But what a pity this site has apparently been destroyed.

Cheers -
Forum: Radio Astronomy and Spectroscopy 04-11-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By Rob_K
A spectrum has been reported on TOCP (link in...

A spectrum has been reported on TOCP (link in previous post) consistent with an He/N type nova.

Cheers -
Forum: Radio Astronomy and Spectroscopy 01-11-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By Rob_K
New possible nova in Sagittarius

PNV J18225925-1914148 is up on CBAT's Transient Objects Confirmation Page (TOCP) at discovery magnitude 11.5 U. As far as I can find, no spectrum has been taken yet....
Forum: Astronomy and Amateur Science 28-10-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 701
Posted By Rob_K
http://www.desdemonadespair.net/2015/10/did-kepler...

http://www.desdemonadespair.net/2015/10/did-kepler-space-telescope-discover.html?m=1
Forum: General Chat 21-10-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 331
Posted By Rob_K
It's not in the NGC catalogue but it's in the...

It's not in the NGC catalogue but it's in the Henize Catalogue of LMC Emission Nebulae as N 50.
http://www.asnsw.com/sites/default/files/karenw/articles/clouds/lmc-henize.html

It includes open...
Forum: General Chat 18-10-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,202
Posted By Rob_K
Good thinkin' boof, no car no problem. :thumbsup:...

Good thinkin' boof, no car no problem. :thumbsup:

Cheers -
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