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Mon Aug 24

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AndrewXnn replied to the Astronomy board. 9:27 PM

Re: Dark Forest Start Party

I have to work that weekend; maybe next year.

Didn't find out about it until after they were sold out anyways.


http://bfsp.org/

See no indication of when registration will open for 2016.

Sun Aug 23

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AndrewXnn replied to the Astronomy board. 4:14 PM

Re: Star Party #1

Thanks Rich;

I had to use the flashlight on part of the walk back.
Also, the increasing clouds/skyshine did shed some light.

Was always able to see my hand if I held it out.
Someday, would like to find a site darker than [more]

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AndrewXnn posted to the Astronomy board. 12:27 PM

Star Party #1

After not seriously star gazing for decades, have decided to give it a go.

One reason for not star gazing is that there are not very many clear nights where I live. So, was glad to finally have one.
Also, my Dad owns a hobby farm nearby [more]

Sat Aug 22

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AndrewXnn replied to the Climate Change board. 12:51 PM

Re: Arctic ice & the Fram Strait

Spring and Summer sea ice export rates are trending upward at about 14% per decade. While there continues to be some natural variability in that from year to year, there is no sign of a meaningful recovery. 2014 was something of a recovery year for [more]

Sun Aug 16

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AndrewXnn replied to the Astronomy board. 8:47 PM

Re: Cherry Springs PA

Thanks for sharing.

I've been thinking of traveling out west to visit a good observatory and didn't realize that such a great site was on the east coast. I googled it and found that it's ~4hrs from my house. So, did some more exploring and [more]

Sat Aug 15

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AndrewXnn posted to the Climate Change board. 9:04 AM

Record warm June 2015

Globally, June 2015 is the warmest month of June since modern measurements began. It surpassed the previous warmest June which was last established only a year ago in June 2014.

Globally July 2014-June 2015 is the warmest 12 month period of [more]

Mon Aug 3

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AndrewXnn posted to the Climate Change board. 10:00 PM

Climate Change is Fact

President Obama has released a new video on climate change to accompany some new initiatives.


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Sat Jul 25

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AndrewXnn replied to the Climate Change board. 11:11 PM

Re: Europe’s Largest Energy Storage

40MWh is still peanuts, but $0.20/Kwh is extraordinary if it represented off peak wholesale energy prices!


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AndrewXnn replied to the Climate Change board. 5:00 PM

Re: Europe’s Largest Energy Storage

40 MWh isn't what I'd consider to be a utility scale energy storage system.

Consider the following existing 17,000 MWh storage system:

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Mon Jul 13

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AndrewXnn posted to the Climate Change board. 6:01 PM

Plane Stupid

I did not pick the name, and if they had asked me I would have come up with something more along the lines of "Stupid Planes".

Anyhow, a group of Climate Change protestors, some dressed as Polar Bears, entered a section of Heathrow [more]

Sun Jul 5

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AndrewXnn posted to the Climate Change board. 3:27 PM

Record warm May, Spring and YTD

The US National Climate Data Center (NCDC) has released their Global Analysis report for May 2015.

May 2015 is the warmest May on record including both Land and Ocean temperatures. It surpassed 2014 as the previous warmest May. The warming [more]

Sat May 30

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AndrewXnn posted to the Climate Change board. 6:59 PM

5th Deadliest Heat Wave Ever

While currently the 5th deadliest ever, it is entirely possible that the Indian Heat Wave of 2015 could become the 4th deadliest ever as it is not [more]

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