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  • A stunning Copernicus image 25/2/18 by Craig
    A stunning Copernicus image 25/2/18 by Craig
  • 2017 Solar Eclipse, Jackie G
    2017 Solar Eclipse, Jackie G
  • 13.5 hours of the Heart Nebula (Paul K)
    13.5 hours of the Heart Nebula (Paul K)
  • Moon on a phone - Rachel A
    Moon on a phone - Rachel A
  • Rosette Nebula, Tracey
    Rosette Nebula, Tracey
  • Markarian's Chain (Craig H - 200mm lens)
    Markarian's Chain (Craig H - 200mm lens)
  • Flame Nebula in Orion imaged from our club meeting site (Craig Howman)
    Flame Nebula in Orion imaged from our club meeting site (Craig Howman)
  • NGC2175 - Gary Gilbert
    NGC2175 - Gary Gilbert
  • Star Trail (Jonathen David Harty)
    Star Trail (Jonathen David Harty)
  • (Craig H) Heart Nebula published on Valentine's Day
    (Craig H) Heart Nebula published on Valentine's Day
  • Moon - Mark A
    Moon - Mark A
  • Owen G - Moon, 99.5% full
    Owen G - Moon, 99.5% full
  • Barnards Loop (Andrew Davies)
    Barnards Loop (Andrew Davies)
  • Venus, Mars & Moon conjunction - Jon Harty
    Venus, Mars & Moon conjunction - Jon Harty
  • Paul K - Rosette Nebula. 19.5 hours imaging (and a lot of experience!)
    Paul K - Rosette Nebula. 19.5 hours imaging (and a lot of experience!)
  • Witches Hat Nebula - Gary Gilbert
    Witches Hat Nebula - Gary Gilbert
  • Jupiter (Crossland)
    Jupiter (Crossland)
  • Moon (Andrew Davies)
    Moon (Andrew Davies)
  • Sadr / Gamma Cygni area (Craig & John Howman)
    Sadr / Gamma Cygni area (Craig & John Howman)
  • Pleiades (Tracey)
    Pleiades (Tracey)
  • New Year, New Moon (Craig Howman)
    New Year, New Moon (Craig Howman)
  • Solar flares (Paul Kummer)
    Solar flares (Paul Kummer)
  • Moon in pastels (Jackie Goodwin)
    Moon in pastels (Jackie Goodwin)
  • Andromeda Galaxy - M31 (Craig Howman)
    Andromeda Galaxy - M31 (Craig Howman)
  • Noctilucent Clouds from Anglesey June 2017 (Tracey S)
    Noctilucent Clouds from Anglesey June 2017 (Tracey S)
  • The ghost of Casseiopea (Paul Kummer)
    The ghost of Casseiopea (Paul Kummer)
  • M82 image - (Craig) taken over 4 nights. Skywatcher 300PDS / Canon1100D (astro modded + lp clip) / NEQ6 / Guided with a 9x50 finder and ZWO ASI120MM. 90 x 5 mins (7hr 45mins) ISO800 exposures with flats added.
    M82 image - (Craig) taken over 4 nights. Skywatcher 300PDS / Canon1100D (astro modded + lp clip) / NEQ6 / Guided with a 9x50 finder and ZWO ASI120MM. 90 x 5 mins (7hr 45mins) ISO800 exposures with flats added.
  • Jupiter (Jon Harty)
    Jupiter (Jon Harty)
  • (Craig H) M51 - imaged in early 2017
    (Craig H) M51 - imaged in early 2017
  • Transit of Mercury detail (Owen Gwynne)
    Transit of Mercury detail (Owen Gwynne)
  • Orion nebula (Andrew Davies)
    Orion nebula (Andrew Davies)
  • Transit of Mercury from the Old Pale carpark 09.05.2016
    Transit of Mercury from the Old Pale carpark 09.05.2016


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New info on our Forums page, two sites for finding Clubs, Club Events and (what should be) publicly accessible observing sites across UK. 

Read about our public engagement at Barnton Community Primary School, when we shared in the Science Evening for their Space Themed last week of half term

If you enjoyed (or if you missed) Dr Steve Barrett's excellent talk on The Legacy of the Hubble Space Telescope, you can find links to a recording and the slides on our NEWS page.  Link HERE

We've been sent details of a Youtube of a simpler way to Collimate Your Newtonian. We have a blog post with the transcript HERE. If it works for you, that's great.

We have a new Facebook Group - and would really love to have you with us.