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  1. davenn

    Collection of Lame Jokes

  2. davenn

    Stargazing Solar imaging and techniques

    Latest set of sunspot images, 29, 30 May and 01 and 02 of June 2023 Canon 6D II, 800mm f/l, Orion white light filter Sun has been correctly reorientated E on the left and spots move across the solar disk from left to right cheers Dave
  3. davenn

    Collection of Lame Jokes

  4. davenn

    Stargazing Asteroid filmed over the English Channel

    My piece of this one finally arrived a week ago. so lucky to get a small piece of it as there was very little recovered, only 1.2kg. This week, 30th May 2023, asteroid 2023CX1 is officially classified and named .... Ordinary Chondrite, L5-6 and Saint-Pierre-le-Viger cheers Dave
  5. davenn

    Collection of Lame Jokes

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    Stargazing Solar imaging and techniques

    Latest set of sunspot images, 22, 23, 24th and 26 and 27th of May 2023 Canon 6D II, 800mm f/l, Orion white light filter Sun has been correctly reorientated E on the left and spots move across the solar disk from left to right cheers Dave
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    Stargazing Solar imaging and techniques

    ohhh nice !! the details being captured these days is outstanding
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    Meteorite - home delivery - and warm

    I havent heard any reports of people searching for meteorites or if anything has been found
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    Stargazing Solar imaging and techniques

    last 4 days of sunspots 18, 19, 20th and 21st of May 2023 Canon 6D II, 800mm f/l, Orion white light filter Sun has been correctly reorientated E on the left and spots move across the solar disk from left to right Cheers Dave
  10. davenn

    Collection of Lame Jokes

    I found a new type of Kale I totally LOVE! It is the Kale without the K!
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    Collection of Lame Jokes

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    Stargazing Solar imaging and techniques

    last 3 days of sunspots 11, 12, 13th of May 2023 Canon 6D II, 800mm f/l, Orion white light filter Sun has been correctly reorientated E on the left and spots move across the solar disk from left to right
  13. davenn

    Collection of Lame Jokes

  14. davenn

    Collection of Lame Jokes

    And I still see people doing this !! :doh::doh:
  15. davenn

    Collection of Lame Jokes

    Being married is like being in AA My friends asked me, how's your marriage going? One day at a time man.. I didnt say anything wrong today, but I don't know what tomorrow's going to bring My name is Dave and I'm a married man It's been 6 months since my last decision I felt the urge to have an...
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    M7.6 NE of Tonga

    USGS map for NZ region events, M7.0 and greater, since 1929 ( they dont list any earlier ones)
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    M7.6 NE of Tonga

    M 8.1 - Kermadec Islands, New Zealand 2021-03-04 19:28:33 (UTC) 29.723°S 177.279°W 28.9 km depth M 8.2 - 267 km E of Levuka, Fiji 2018-08-19 00:19:40 (UTC) 18.113°S 178.153°W 600.0 km depth M 7.9 - 45 km S of Levuka, Fiji 2018-09-06 15:49:18 (UTC) 18.474°S 179.350°E 670.8 km depth The...
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    M7.6 NE of Tonga

    Yup, getting down there ""Since 1900 there have been 15 M7.5+ earthquakes recorded near New Zealand. Nine of these, and the four largest, occurred along or near the Macquarie Ridge, including the 1989 M8.2 event on the ridge itself, and the 2004 M8.1 event 200 km to the west of the plate...
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    M7.6 NE of Tonga

    M 7.6 - 95 km WNW of Hihifo, Tonga 2023-05-10 16:02:00 (UTC) 15.600°S 174.608°W 210.1 km depth A decent event that maxed out my seismo for some minutes https://www.sydneystormcity.com/seismograms.htm As it will disappear off my seismo in around 20 hours ( from time of writing this) a screen...
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    I Do valence electrons determine electrical conductivity?

    From https://www.thoughtco.com/electrical-conductivity-in-metals-2340117 ""Transfer of Energy The transfer of energy is strongest when there is little resistance. On a billiard table, this occurs when a ball strikes against another single ball, passing most of its energy onto the next ball. If...
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    Stargazing Solar imaging and techniques

    The Sun - 10 May 2023 Canon 6D II, 800mm ( 400 + 2x teleconverter) and a Thousand Oaks white light filter Images have been correctly reorientated East is on left, North to the top (Sunspots appear on the East limb (left side) and traverse the solar disk to the right)
  22. davenn

    Collection of Lame Jokes

    and look how close it came to hitting the visitor centre :wink: :wink:
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    Collection of Lame Jokes

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    Collection of Lame Jokes

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    Collection of Lame Jokes

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    Collection of Lame Jokes

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    Collection of Lame Jokes

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    Collection of Lame Jokes

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    Collection of Lame Jokes

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    A pair of M7 quakes

    Yes, The Kermadec one only has a few islands in the area, main one Raoul Is, an active volcano, frequented by geoscientists and conservation department people The Sumatra one close enough to 2 large islands Nias and one other and not that far offshore from Sumatra that it would have been...
  31. davenn

    Collection of Lame Jokes

    maybe :wink:
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    Collection of Lame Jokes

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    Collection of Lame Jokes

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    A pair of M7 quakes

    Both regions are quite active, specially the Kermadec area, which will often produce several M7+ events a year and an M8+ event around every 5 - 10 years I am sure that there would be some that would argue that the Sumatrian event was an aftershock of the 2004 M9 event. It is in the aftershock...
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    A pair of M7 quakes

    The first one a M7.1 in the Kermadec Isl. region north of New Zealand M 7.1 - Kermadec Islands, New Zealand 2023-04-24 00:41:55 (UTC) 29.968°S 177.826°W 43.1 km depth It was followed by a couple of M5+ and a couple of M4.9 events. The Fault Plane Solution "beachball" shows a subduction (...
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    B Ken's Constellation Query: Viewing Same Constellation in AUS & SA

    hi Ken welcome to PF Greetings from another Sydney dweller :smile: (inner west) West Ryde Dave
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    B EMF Radiation detected from TV

    of course it is repeatable..... the magnetic field of the permanent magnets in the speakers of the TV do not change in strength
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    Meteorite with something inside?

    hi ya welcome to PF :) In the over 300 meteorites I have and the probably 1000's of others I have seen, I have never seen a hollow one. As @Baluncore and @Terrakron have suggested, and I agree with them it's likely to be a geode ( thunderegg) or a rattlestone. The look of the outer surface...
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    Stargazing Huge daytime fireball over Israel earlier today

    Hi V50 the American Meteor Soc. does lots of data collecting from around the world most probable that there are lists on their site https://www.amsmeteors.org/ cheers Dave
  40. davenn

    Collection of Lame Jokes

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    Stargazing Huge daytime fireball over Israel earlier today

    Huge daytime fireball over Israel earlier today. (15 Apr 2023) https://www.timesofisrael.com/unusually-bright-meteor-seen-over-israel-as-some-report-hearing-blast/?fbclid=IwAR2mXZmlknAC821IB2syvsdEFt-mTwjUaJri4rDyVJWE3erCPYNK6B_1jW0 I have at least one meteorite hunter/collector packing his...
  42. davenn

    Collection of Lame Jokes

  43. davenn

    Collection of Lame Jokes

    A DEA officer stopped by our farm and said “I need to inspect your farm for growing illegal drugs.” I said “Okay, but don’t go in that field over there.” The arrogant officer shoved his badge in my face. “See this badge?! This badge means I am allowed to go wherever I wish on any land!! I heard...
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    Collection of Lame Jokes

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    Collection of Lame Jokes

  46. davenn

    Iceland earthquakes, 18000 in a week Fagradalsfjall Volcano

    Well a year and a bit later and my wife and I finally got to Iceland. A geologists/volcanologists paradise. The tour took us down the SE side of the Reykjanes Peninsula to Grindavik. We got a glimps of the black lava flows from the road, that came from the Fagradalsfjall eruption, prior to...
  47. davenn

    Cool Geology Pictures

    very cool I have some photos I took in the Canadian Rockies in 2019 that also show some crazy tectonic processes when I get a chance i will post some Also saw/photo'ed some cool basalt lava columns in Iceland a couple of weeks ago
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    Meteorite from El Ali, Hiiraan, Somalia (2020) 9th largest - 15 tonne

    or during the original formation of the rock ? Knowing if they were present only on the surface or if they were also present deeper inside the meteorite would answer that question
  49. davenn

    Where to buy thorium-90 ?

    I have one of those .... they dont contain any of the radioactive elements ... all those positions are empty :frown: I was somewhat disappointed Dave
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    I Adding more meteorites to my collection

    yup, that's the one :wink: and a lay geologist and astronomer and ..... hahaha I love the geology of Iceland so amazing with all the new and old volcanics ohhh and the spectacular aurora Will do a holiday thread in general discussion section petrology covers the composition etc of both...
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