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15 years 9 months ago #70827 by Frank Ryan
Lets hope someone brings some solar scopes / filters too!

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15 years 9 months ago #70830 by Vagelis Tsamis
Yes, there is mobile phone coverage at the observing place, but there are some spots where the signal is very weak, so sometimes you have to walk a ferw meters to get a descent signal. Also, inside the refuge building the signal is generally weak, and it only gets stronger just by the fire place. But a few meters away from the building the signal is Okeydokey (thanx Dave :D ).
Down at the spring there is some weak signal, too. Sugested way for short communication is SMS (there might be a delay in receiving).

These are our mobile numbers, and you can also give it to your people, if for some reason they cannot reach your mobiles:


Vagelis Tsamis: 0030 697 3047420
Yannis Effremidis: 0030 697 4976036
Leonidas Papasotiriou: 0030 697 4463730


(be warned, Leon has a slight german accent: "Vis is de vay to the rrhefuge!"

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15 years 9 months ago #70831 by Vagelis Tsamis
I will bring along our club's Coronado PST.

Also, there will be some telescopes with white light filters.
Mine and Yannis's included (10" and 8" 1000 Oaks). But I doubt if any sunspots will be visible this time.

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15 years 9 months ago #70832 by yiannis_ef

Coupled with a few layers of T's and a hoodie I reckon
that'll be fine.


That's the best even if when gets dark I put on everything I have :roll:
The most important is good shoes!

Anyway everything is ready and organized, be prepared to enjoy the
night sky in Greece, the food in Kastanitsa and Acropolis by night
after dinner on Wednesday evening!
And of course our unique, lovely, amazing, incomparable
& fantastic company :wink:
Have a nice flight to Athens!

"Will you be Eclipsed?"

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15 years 9 months ago #70837 by yiannis_ef
I hope you haven't forgotten this old bush :D

"Will you be Eclipsed?"

C U @ Novosibirsk 2008.08.01 10:45UT

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15 years 9 months ago #70847 by DaveGrennan

I hope you haven't forgotten this old bush :D


Fear not!! There will be more than just the bushmills to savour. I have a particular treat in mind to delight your tastebuds!!

Regards and Clear Skies,

Dave.
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