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The moving month of August.

5 Sep 2016, 18:31 UTC
The moving month of August.
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Our new house ... Third in from the right.. Preseli Hills in the background... just joking!Recently we moved house, and due to the chaos that ensued I have been unable to sit at the computer and write up any blog posts.Today is the first day that I have sat at the desktop for maybe three weeks.In that three weeks Helen and I have moved all our worldly possessions some 30 miles north of the county. It took several van loads to finally shift all of our shackles.We are now settling down in our new home... When people say moving house is stressful, I know what they mean.!First job... where to site an observatory.... haha !Even though house moving had been much on our mind, in that time we did manage a few good August evenings of observing.The nights that stand out where the evenings spent at the wonderful Fforest Gather 2016, near Cilgerran.Thanks to the kind invite of owners James, Sian and their son Jackson, Helen and I were able to host several observing sessions.Out of the six possible evenings that were booked, three were clear enough to do some observing.The first evening revealed a beautiful near full Moon, a ...

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