International Sun Day at the Elan Valley, Mid Wales

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International Sun Day at the Elan Valley, Mid Wales

Post by marktownley » Sun Jun 22, 2014 9:38 pm

A trip to the mountains today to meet up with Gary Palmer for ISD at the Elan valley visitor centre http://www.elanvalley.org.uk/ for ISD. Lots of people all saw the sun in good weather!

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Post by swisswalter » Sun Jun 22, 2014 9:49 pm

Hi Mark

a very busy place. I'm so happy you had some sunshine. Orphelia would have had fun ;)
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Post by axlefoley » Mon Jun 23, 2014 3:12 am

Very good Mark, you certainly had good traffic flow, well done.
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Post by Andy Devey » Mon Jun 23, 2014 8:33 am

Excellent job there Mark and a well chosen location.

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Post by Montana » Mon Jun 23, 2014 9:06 am

Well done Mark and Gary :bow :bow :bow what a great day and sunshine too :hamster:

We had cloud all the way to mid afternoon then it started to break ;)

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Post by mattwastell » Mon Jun 23, 2014 9:53 am

Nice work gents - looked like it was enjoyed.
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Post by Derek Klepp » Mon Jun 23, 2014 9:59 am

Onya Mark

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Post by sullij1 » Mon Jun 23, 2014 4:27 pm

Way To Go Mark! Excellent effort and quite a draw. Bravo!
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Post by marktownley » Mon Jun 23, 2014 9:55 pm

Thanks folks, it was lots of fun! Wish i had time to do it more often.
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Post by Bob Yoesle » Thu Jun 26, 2014 9:04 pm

Awesome setting and effort -- and nice video Mark!
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Post by pshivak » Sat Aug 09, 2014 3:20 pm

Wonderful event Mark! I shared your images on the SUN-day Facebook page!
I'm so excited to have you on board again for International SUN-day 2015!!
Thank you for participating!
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Post by solardave » Sat Aug 09, 2014 3:26 pm

good job mark :movie
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Post by marktownley » Sun Aug 10, 2014 8:34 am

Thanks everyone!
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Post by Carbon60 » Sun Aug 10, 2014 10:50 am

Nice event, Mark and it looks like you had some great solar viewing weather.

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