Kelling Heath September 2011

110922 Kellilng Starparty 001a  Although there was a big tree in the way I had a pretty good pitch - the starparty is so popular the good pitches with good views go fast 110922 Kellilng Starparty 001aa  As in April I was viewing with my Celestron C10-N - a 10 inch Newtonian telescope 110922 Kellilng Starparty 001j  I was immediately off on my bike for a ride around the site 110922 Kellilng Starparty 004  This guy hand made this mount - from what people where saying it was extremely accurate when guiding
110922 Kellilng Starparty 006  These guys were really nice 110922 Kellilng Starparty 007  This telescope was a gift to his father, who was a GP, from one of his patients - a particularly ancient looking piece of equipment! 110923 003 Hunstanton BR  I did my first bike tour from Hunstanton - it was a great ride! 110923 005 Hunstanton BR  Excellent tracks on a warm day
110923 007 Hunstanton BR  I think this is the only hill in Norfolk 110923 010 Hunstanton BR 110923 011 Hunstanton BR 110923 012 Hunstanton BR  Really enjoyable lanes to ride along
110923 013 Hunstanton BR 110923 014 Hunstanton BR 110923 015 Hunstanton BR 110924 Kellilng Starparty 007  My friend having a look through a particularly good solar telescope - it was the first time I'd seen the sun in H-alpha as well - amazing
110924 Kellilng Starparty 008 110924 Kellilng Starparty 010  There are trade stands and talks on the weekend - these were really well presented 110924 Kellilng Starparty 011 110924 Kellilng Starparty 012
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110924 Kellilng Starparty 026  My friend Carole and her imaging set up - she's taken some fantastic deep sky images at Kelling where, considering you're setting up in a field, it can be quite difficult 110924 Kellilng Starparty 027  This guy made this orrery himself 110924 Kellilng Starparty 029  almost bought this lol 110925 002 Kelling BR  Out for a bike ride with my friends
110925 010 Kelling BR 110925 014 Kelling BR 110925 020 Kelling BR 110925 021 Kelling BR  LOL - yes - I'm an atheist lol
110925 026 Kelling BR 110925 Kellilng Starparty 001  Great friends - we had a blast! 110925 Kellilng Starparty 032