Daily Archives: June 2, 2009

Noticed on the whiteboard earlier… Gotta love telluric contamination. The data reduction must be going “well” I guess… Heh.

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Infrared cameras for the masses

Well that’s interesting. It seems, mobile phone cameras are actually sensitive to near-infrared light. It really does work. I tried it with my own. Near-IR shows up as a purplish colour. You can see it on anything hot enough to … Continue reading

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Astronomically Refreshing

So yesterday evening, before heading to a barbecue, I stopped off at the Student’s Union for a quick beer, and discovered something rather delightful! Being something of a fan of both astronomy and real ale, when I saw a beer … Continue reading

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Sunspot!

A sunspot!! Ok, ok, so it’s not a very big or dramatic one, but it’s a sunspot all the same (top left, in case you missed it). You might think this is rather a bizarre thing to be excited about, … Continue reading

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