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Forum: General Discussion 25-02-2015, 20:38
Replies: 109
Views: 4,336
Posted By Carlos_dfc
I suppose it depends on whether you'd read the...

I suppose it depends on whether you'd read the mag.
I get S@N every month (though I prefer 'Astronomy Now') so I see it as a free pair of eclipse specs.

I've had a look through my pair, and they do...
Forum: General Discussion 25-02-2015, 20:26
Replies: 109
Views: 4,336
Posted By Carlos_dfc
That is complete and utter tosh. Depending where...

That is complete and utter tosh.
Depending where you are in UK, the average amount of the Sun that will be eclipsed is about 90%.
I was at home during the 1999 eclipse and experienced IIRC about 96%...
Forum: General Discussion 22-02-2015, 23:18
Replies: 109
Views: 4,336
Posted By Carlos_dfc
The March edition of 'Sky at Night' magazine...

The March edition of 'Sky at Night' magazine comes with a pair of eclipse glasses stuck to the cover. :cool:

http://www.skyatnightmagazine.com/issue/march-2015
Forum: General Discussion 20-02-2015, 03:25
Replies: 27
Views: 551
Posted By Carlos_dfc
A hobby-based forum - 1200+ members last time I...

A hobby-based forum - 1200+ members last time I looked.

I also admin the website, forum, and facebook page for my local astronomical society.
Forum: General Discussion 20-02-2015, 01:08
Replies: 109
Views: 4,336
Posted By Carlos_dfc
I'm not fully au-fait with eclipses myself, but...

I'm not fully au-fait with eclipses myself, but thinking about it... maybe the exact date depends on how many leap years fall within the cycle (how many extra days are added to the calendar), and...
Forum: General Discussion 20-02-2015, 00:51
Replies: 109
Views: 4,336
Posted By Carlos_dfc
On a side note - I just literally laughed out...

On a side note - I just literally laughed out loud at the TV

My wife is watching some random cop thing on 'Universal HD' channel.
The cops were snooping round in some bloke's place, and there was a...
Forum: General Discussion 20-02-2015, 00:43
Replies: 109
Views: 4,336
Posted By Carlos_dfc
Yeah, they're doing the 18th, 19th, 20th (Wed,...

Yeah, they're doing the 18th, 19th, 20th (Wed, Thur, Fri) nights with a 'special' on the morning of the eclipse.


I'm so jealous - fingers crossed for clear skies...

I'm planning to go to the...
Forum: General Discussion 20-02-2015, 00:12
Replies: 109
Views: 4,336
Posted By Carlos_dfc
Hi Henry. We (my local astronomical society) are...

Hi Henry.

We (my local astronomical society) are hosting an 'Eclipse Watch' event, in conjunction with the BBC 'Stargazing Live' programme which has been switched from Jan to March this year,...
Forum: Chatter 18-02-2015, 17:36
Replies: 458
Views: 7,758
Posted By Carlos_dfc
Einstein

Einstein
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2015, 23:02
Replies: 222
Views: 5,385
Posted By Carlos_dfc
Religion is often referred to as a 'hot button'...

Religion is often referred to as a 'hot button' topic on internet forums, because it can attract highly emotional responses - and regularly descends into arguments, or even slanging matches.

That's...
Forum: Big Brother 02-02-2015, 20:45
Replies: 129
Views: 10,943
Posted By Carlos_dfc
More than one of them, I thought there were a...

More than one of them, I thought there were a fair few different voices praising her.
Forum: Big Brother 02-02-2015, 20:42
Replies: 129
Views: 10,943
Posted By Carlos_dfc
'If...' by Kipling. I'm amazed so many of them...

'If...' by Kipling.

I'm amazed so many of them thought it had genuinely been written by his mum.
Forum: General Discussion 29-01-2015, 01:23
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By Carlos_dfc
I could think of a lot of worse places to be...

I could think of a lot of worse places to be snowed-in, than a pub. :D
Forum: Pets 25-01-2015, 16:10
Replies: 18
Views: 1,137
Posted By Carlos_dfc
Yes I can attest to that. Whenever I see a loose...

Yes I can attest to that.
Whenever I see a loose dog (mine is always on a lead in populated places) I'm on alert - and you do learn to read a dog's body language, so you can usually tell an...
Forum: Pets 25-01-2015, 16:05
Replies: 18
Views: 1,137
Posted By Carlos_dfc
^^^ THIS ^^^ I'm 51 now, and all bar a 4 yr...

^^^ THIS ^^^

I'm 51 now, and all bar a 4 yr period, have walked at least one dog, nearly every day of the last 40+ years.
Waving a stick, shouting, and generally acting aggressively will ward off...
Forum: General Discussion 25-01-2015, 15:22
Replies: 42
Views: 1,850
Posted By Carlos_dfc
On the other hand, parents could ensure that they...

On the other hand, parents could ensure that they always put anything potentially dangerous away, out of reach, as soon as they've finished with it - like we did when our children were young.
Forum: General Discussion 18-01-2015, 18:21
Replies: 2,654
Views: 168,475
Posted By Carlos_dfc
Been watching it on and off for a coupla weeks...

Been watching it on and off for a coupla weeks now, through various optics, from 10x50 binocs right up to a 10" telescope.
It's a fairly easy naked-eye object if you can get to an out-of-town dark...
Forum: General Discussion 17-01-2015, 17:30
Replies: 35
Views: 1,504
Posted By Carlos_dfc
You have now. I've completed 3 :)

You have now.
I've completed 3 :)
Forum: General Discussion 13-01-2015, 21:32
Replies: 61
Views: 2,158
Posted By Carlos_dfc
I did like this one: :D

I did like this one:
:D
Forum: Big Brother 11-01-2015, 21:42
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By Carlos_dfc
Good at dishing it out, but can't take...

Good at dishing it out, but can't take it....maybe?

Or maybe just attention seeking.?
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2015, 20:44
Replies: 90
Views: 3,239
Posted By Carlos_dfc
Of course it's ridiculous. She'd never leave...

Of course it's ridiculous.
She'd never leave Fred, and we know it. :D
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2015, 15:17
Replies: 45
Views: 1,340
Posted By Carlos_dfc
Well, considering that the Quadrantids (one of...

Well, considering that the Quadrantids (one of the more active annual meteor showers) peaked only a few days ago, I'd be very surprised if there hadn't been at least a few meteor sightings over the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-01-2015, 00:35
Replies: 90
Views: 3,239
Posted By Carlos_dfc
Have to admit to having a soft spot for Claire...

Have to admit to having a soft spot for Claire Redfield in Res-Evil-2
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2015, 21:40
Replies: 64
Views: 1,155
Posted By Carlos_dfc
I passed the following year ('82) and can...

I passed the following year ('82) and can remember 4-star being 30-something pence per litre.
Also remember petrol stations having gallon/litre conversion tables either on the pumps or in the kiosk.
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2015, 03:54
Replies: 29
Views: 1,246
Posted By Carlos_dfc
Horsey to kingbish 3

Horsey to kingbish 3
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