Charter of uk.sci.astronomy

(Not Moderated)

uk.sci.astronomy is a forum for amateur and professional astronomers to discuss astronomy within the UK. Examples of suitable topics for uk.sci.astronomy include:


Is forbidden except for short (less than 10 lines) private adverts for astronomy related items (telescopes, eyepieces, software, books etc.) and announcements of events relevant to astronomy in the UK. Blatant off-topic and commercial advertising is not permitted.


All posts must be made in plain text; HTML and other types of formatted text are forbidden. Posting URLs of relevant Internet sites, where appropriate, is encouraged.

With the explicit exception of PGP signatures, all encoded binaries are forbidden. Forbidden binaries include, but are not limited to: pictures, sounds, word processor documents, spreadsheets, executable programs and "business cards". You are invited to read a guide on the World Wide Web at http://www.usenet.org.uk/ukpost.html for further information on how to configure your newsreader to post to uk.* newsgroups.

Anyone posting advertisements, binaries or other material contrary to this charter may be reported to their ISP or postmaster.

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uk.sci.astronomy	Astronomy in the UK