SGL Star Party X

150319 SGLX 001  19 March 2015 - Lucksall Campsite on the river Wye - Fantastic site for amateur astronomy 150319 SGLX 003  19 March 2015 - the site before everyone else arrived :-) 150319 SGLX 004  19 March 2015 - Spring was making its first attempts and this tree looked amazing being the first colour I'd seen in the countryside for months 150319 SGLX 006  19 March 2015 - The river Wye
150319 SGLX 007  19 March 2015 - River Wye 150319 SGLX 009  19 March 2015 - a quick drink at lunch - this was a local cider that unfortunately had a bit too much of the countryside in it - it sort of stank 150319 SGLX 010  19 March 2015 - all set up for some solar viewing in white light 150319 SGLX 011  19 March 2015 - solar viewing in white light
150319 SGLX 013  19 March 2015 150319 SGLX 017  19 March 2015 - Made sure I had plenty of wine for my Julip mug :-) (...for the Colonel's finest Mint Julip that is....lol!) 150320 SGLX 002  20 March 2015 - The Solar Eclipse at RAF Madley near Hereford- fantastic clear skies for the whole event! 150320 SGLX 003  20 March 2015 - The Solar Eclipse at RAF Madley near Hereford- fantastic clear skies for the whole event!
150320 SGLX 005  20 March 2015 - The Solar Eclipse at RAF Madley near Hereford- fantastic clear skies for the whole event! 150320 SGLX 007  20 March 2015 - The Solar Eclipse at RAF Madley near Hereford- fantastic clear skies for the whole event! 150320 SGLX 011  20 March 2015 - The Solar Eclipse at RAF Madley near Hereford- fantastic clear skies for the whole event! 150320 SGLX 013  20 March 2015 - The Solar Eclipse at RAF Madley near Hereford- communication dishes at RAF Madley
150320 SGLX 013a  20 March 2015 - The Solar Eclipse at RAF Madley near Hereford- my single shot of the Sun taken with my phone through the eyepiece 150320 SGLX 013b  20 March 2015 - The Solar Eclipse at RAF Madley near Hereford- fantastic clear skies for the whole event! 150321 SGLX 006  21 March 2015 - trip to Hereford Cathedral - an atheist in their midst LOL 150321 SGLX 007  21 March 2015 - trip to Hereford Cathedral
150321 SGLX 009  21 March 2015 - trip to Hereford Cathedral 150321 SGLX 023  21 March 2015 - trip to Hereford Cathedral 150321 SGLX 024  21 March 2015 - trip to Hereford Cathedral 150321 SGLX 025  21 March 2015 - trip to Hereford Cathedral
150321 SGLX 027  Way too many scopes LOL 150321 SGLX 028  21 March 2015 - some last glimpses of the Sun before it set 150321 SGLX 029  21 March 2015 - It was the 10th anniversary of the Star Gazer's Lounge Star Party - they did a fantastic job! 150321 SGLX 030  21 March 2015 - hoping for some clear skies :-)
150322 SGLX 001  22 March 15 - Camp Fist! 150322 SGLX 005  22 March 2015 - Brockhampton Estate 150322 SGLX 006  22 March 2015 - Brockhampton Estate 150322 SGLX 008  22 March 2015 - Brockhampton Estate
150322 SGLX 009  22 March 2015 - Brockhampton Estate 150322 SGLX 010  22 March 2015 - Brockhampton Estate 150322 SGLX 011  22 March 2015 - Brockhampton Estate 150322 SGLX 013  22 March 2015 - Brockhampton Estate
150322 SGLX 014  22 March 2015 - Brockhampton Estate 150322 SGLX 015  22 March 2015 - Brockhampton Estate 150322 SGLX 015a  22 March 2015 - Brockhampton Estate 150322 SGLX 015e  22 March 2015 - Brockhampton Estate
150322 SGLX 015f  22 March 2015 - Brockhampton Estate 150322 SGLX 015g  22 March 2015 - Brockhampton Estate 150322 SGLX 015h  22 March 2015 - Brockhampton Estate 150322 SGLX 015i  22 March 2015 - Brockhampton Estate
150322 SGLX 015j  22 March 2015 - Brockhampton Estate 150322 SGLX 015k  22 March 2015 - Brockhampton Estate 150322 SGLX 015l  22 March 2015 - Brockhampton Estate 150322 SGLX 015n  22 March 2015 - Brockhampton Estate
150322 SGLX 015p  22 March 2015 - Brockhampton Estate 150322 SGLX 015r  22 March 2015 - Brockhampton Estate 150322 SGLX 015t  22 March 2015 - Brockhampton Estate 150322 SGLX 017  22 March 2015 - my friend Nick's set up - absolutely outstanding configuration and operation - I learned a lot from Nick!
150322 SGLX 018  22 March 2015 - I had my first look through a Luminos 31mm eyepiece at this star party and bought one soon after - this was just taken with my dslr 150322 SGLX 019  22 March 2015 - ready for a night of amateur astronomy 150322 SGLX 020  22 March 2015 150322 SGLX 041  22 March 2015 - Excellent skies