Astronomy for Everyone
Next meeting Friday 13 May
Nell, Esther and Aunt Effie - The story of the world’s first liquid-fuelled rocket
Note: The main entrance will now be closed. Please instead use the side entrance next to the common room which is round the right hand side of the school.
Transit of Mercury -- Monday 9 May
At least 30 people from the Society visited the Mill Hill Observatory on the evening of February 26th.
The Lunar Eclipse
Two articles -- by Louis and Gary
Then wow, I noticed how dark it has got, the moonshine had really lit up all the gardens below, and now that had all gone. And even more exciting, I could see stars and the moon at the same time through my scope.
Venus-Jupiter Conjunction -- by Gary Walker
For the past few months and weeks, Jupiter has been slowly crawling towards Venus in the evening sky, leading to a Planetary Conjunction - at closest on June 30th.
Report on the visit to Mullard Space Science Laboratory -- by Gary Walker
On April 22nd 2015, we finally made the long proposed trip to the Mullard Space Science Laboratory (MSSL).Read more in Janus
Prof Ian Morison is our Patron
A local astronomy website and blog spot
Next users group meeting
See: Observing for the details.