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Man Convinced Coffee Tastes Better After Making it in a Much More Inconvenient Way: "...I sat down and watched him start a chain of events that would’ve had Rube Goldberg checking his watch." 🀣
thehardtimes.net/culture/man-c

More experiments with DeepSkyStacker, and creation of overlays based on exported charts from "Cartes du Ciel". This is looking towards Auriga on Sunday night.

Original: mootparadox.com/images/astro-p (26mb)

Overlay: mootparadox.com/images/astro-p (27mb)

Testing my Lumix-S1 "timelapse" feature to create a 20 image stack for DeepSkyStacker... it was much easier! πŸ‘ πŸ“·

I don't know how I missed the fact that the Jack the Ripper case had been solved two years ago. And, in case you wondered, an "eighth-cousin" is someone with whom you share a common ancestor; specifically a great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandparent.

McElligot's Pool... seriously?!! One of my personal childhood favourites; along with The Lorax. I'm guessing that, in the 1940s, he probably didn't realise that the term "Inuit" might have been more culturally sensitive?

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Well, there's no denying that it landed... πŸ˜²πŸš€

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...hoping for a possible SN10 test flight today. 🀞 This link is to the "NASA Spaceflight" live stream. -> m.youtube.com/watch?v=XOQkk3oj

Hope this doesn't sound judgemental, but what kind of a twisted psychopath defaults their entire spreadsheet to wrap text within cells?!

From yesterday's run, taking a slight diversion from the Hadrian's Wall Path to enjoy a picturesque but muddy byway. 😎

Tonight's movie choice... on 19 Feb, what other choice can there possibly be? The 28th anniversary of "Army of Darkness". Groovy!! πŸ˜πŸ‘

I completely misunderstood the DeepSkyStacker curves. Lesson 1... read the instructions!! 🀣 100% crop into Orion's sword.

Reprocessed last night's 10 image stack through DeepSkyStacker but this time retained some of the light polution, and gave the sky a feint blue tone...

First cautious experiment with "Deep Sky Stacker 4.2.5". This is 10 sky images stacked. The noise reduction is amazing (almost unnaturally good, actually) and there are so many settings to explore. 🧐
Link-> deepskystacker.free.fr/english

Sundried Tomato Sourdough, today's bread project. πŸ˜‹πŸž Added 75g of tomato to my regular 500g loaf recipe. Definite tomatoey 'zing' to it, although the rise was perhaps a little subdued. Delicious though!!

PS: I combined various online adverb word lists into a single "adverb.dic" file; a veritable cacophony of adverbial horrors! πŸ˜‚ Happy to share that somewhere, if it could be useful to anyone.

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