Category: 100HA – live blog from the Yorkshire Planetarium

100HA – live blog from the Yorkshire Planetarium

100 Hrs of Astronomy… still going!

And we are back live with the Virtual Telescope with 100 Hrs of Remote Observing, this should now be changed to 124 hrs! Gianluca has set up the solar scope and we are observing the Sun, LIVE through the webcast, ...

Observing and Earthquakes

Some shocking news that has greeted me just now, that Italy has been struck by a devastating Earthquake and many are injured and worse. My first reaction is my best friend took a flight back to Pisa yesterday and I ...

100 Hrs of Remote Observing with the VT

Here we go again, Gianluca Masi has managed to open the observatory to begin the observations with the Virtual Telescope and for the time being we are observing the bright objects visible while we wait for the skies to further ...

Scary Snacks!

Whilst munching on my dinner in the midst of 100 hrs of remote observing my son had to point out that an olive that I was about to eat looked a little bit like a scary dinosaur. On further inspection ...

Sun day night time 100 hrs Remote Observing

Its the final leg of 100 Hours of Astronomy and we are back observing with the Virtual Telescope. Unfortunately right now it is cloudy but we are all hoping that it will clear. Yesterday the skies cleared and we had ...

Coffeeeeee

So most of us by now who are have been participating in the 100 Hours of Astronomy events are in real need of some rest, I'm feeling fine at the moment as I've just had a nice cup of tea ...

Live Remote 100 hrs Observing Update

By the way, this is live and you can access this directly from the VT website where the live webcam is broadcasting the direct views of the Sun, and here is a lovely day too! (this is a first for ...

Live Sun (day) Observing with the Virtual Telescope

And we're back observing LIVE for 100 Hours of Remote Observing from the Virtual Telescope. Today is the event Sun day and we are observing the Sun together with several events worldwide organised for this very special event for 100 Hours ...

Happy Sun day!

Hi everyone and a good morning from Manchester where it is a beautiful sunny day. There is a lot of thin haze cloud around and I am online now checking out the events for today. Gianluca Masi tells me that there ...

The Science Newspaper – shout out for info about your events!

By the way everyone, I am writing a set of articles for the Science Newspaper to report on the events and activities taking place during the 100 hours of astronomy events and if you have something that you want to ...