Photo Gallery. Here are a selection of photographs taken on the day - many thanks to everyone who sent in the various images, especially Tony Marshall.
There is also a good set of pictures on the IYA Flickr page at http://www.flickr.com/photos/astronomy2009uk/sets/72157621746665603/
Instructions at end NB Hit F11 for full screen view (large pictures)
Thumbnails - click to see full size image
Viewing the photos
- Click a thumbnail to see a large version of the picture
- Let your mouse hover over a thumbnail to see the title
- Once viewing a large picture, click or (at top left) to view the next or previous picture.
- To start the show click run (above or when viewing picture). Alter the delay first on this form if required.
- To view pictures in fullscreen, press F11 (F11 closes fullscreen mode again). You can also maximise the window.
- To stop the slideshow click stop You can later resume again by clicking .
- Close the picture viewing window to return to the Thumbnail page
- If you want to save a copy, then when viewing one of the large pictures right click and select "save picture as..." (or save image as.. in Firefox). Save the pictures you want into a folder on your harddrive and you can then view this folder with your own slide show viewer (eg try the Windows XP Slide show viewer if you have this.) You will get a faster show.
- All pictures are heavily compressed to reduce download times; the show should run with little delay on broadband connections.
- Don't close the Thumbnail window, or the slide show will grind to a halt.