Astronomy for Everyone
Next Meeting, Friday 9 October
Everything you wanted to know about Telescopes and Observing:
See: Monthly Meetings for the details.
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.Read more in Janus
GOTO or not GOTO? That is the Question! -- by Gary Walker
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
Observation of close approach of an asteroid! -- by Gary Walker
On January 26th-27th 2015, an asteroid of the Near Earth Object (NEO) class passed the Earth - at it's closest, about 3 times further away than the Moon!
As (for once!) the sky was clear ......
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Shown at Jan meeting - by Maurice Gavin