Mid-Cheshire Astronomical Group 

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Next Club Meeting on 30th Nov then 
Next Observing Evening on 5th Dec
Hi to anyone who met up with us at the Liverpool World Museum on 9th November. Shame about the weather - but thanks for dropping by.  
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  • Tracey's long awaited Horsehead Nebula in Ha
    Tracey's long awaited Horsehead Nebula in Ha
  • Gary G: Witches Hat Nebula
    Gary G: Witches Hat Nebula
  • Craig H: Perseid
    Craig H: Perseid
  • Gary G: Comet 21P/
    Gary G: Comet 21P/
  • Tracey S: Copernicus Sketch
    Tracey S: Copernicus Sketch
  • Tracey S: Elephant Trunk Nebula
    Tracey S: Elephant Trunk Nebula
  • 2017 Solar Eclipse, Jackie G
    2017 Solar Eclipse, Jackie G
  • Moon on a phone - Rachel A
    Moon on a phone - Rachel A
  • Star Trail (Jonathen David Harty)
    Star Trail (Jonathen David Harty)
  • Craig H: Pacman Nebula
    Craig H: Pacman Nebula
  • A stunning Copernicus image 25/2/18 by Craig
    A stunning Copernicus image 25/2/18 by Craig
  • 13.5 hours of the Heart Nebula (Paul K)
    13.5 hours of the Heart Nebula (Paul K)
  • NGC2175 - Gary Gilbert
    NGC2175 - Gary Gilbert
  • Barnards Loop (Andrew Davies)
    Barnards Loop (Andrew Davies)
  • Rosette Nebula, Tracey
    Rosette Nebula, Tracey
  • Markarian's Chain (Craig H - 200mm lens)
    Markarian's Chain (Craig H - 200mm lens)
  • Owen G - Moon, 99.5% full
    Owen G - Moon, 99.5% full
  • Moon (Andrew Davies)
    Moon (Andrew Davies)
  • Moon - Mark A
    Moon - Mark A
  • Flame Nebula in Orion imaged from our club meeting site (Craig Howman)
    Flame Nebula in Orion imaged from our club meeting site (Craig Howman)
  • Venus, Mars & Moon conjunction - Jon Harty
    Venus, Mars & Moon conjunction - Jon Harty
  • Jupiter (Crossland)
    Jupiter (Crossland)
  • Moon in pastels (Jackie Goodwin)
    Moon in pastels (Jackie Goodwin)
  • (Craig H) Heart Nebula published on Valentine's Day
    (Craig H) Heart Nebula published on Valentine's Day
  • Pleiades (Tracey)
    Pleiades (Tracey)
  • Witches Hat Nebula - Gary Gilbert
    Witches Hat Nebula - Gary Gilbert
  • 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!)
  • Jupiter (Jon Harty)
    Jupiter (Jon Harty)
  • Sadr / Gamma Cygni area (Craig & John Howman)
    Sadr / Gamma Cygni area (Craig & John 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)
  • Solar flares (Paul Kummer)
    Solar flares (Paul Kummer)
  • New Year, New Moon (Craig Howman)
    New Year, New Moon (Craig Howman)
  • Andromeda Galaxy - M31 (Craig Howman)
    Andromeda Galaxy - M31 (Craig Howman)
  • (Craig H) M51 - imaged in early 2017
    (Craig H) M51 - imaged in early 2017
  • Transit of Mercury from the Old Pale carpark 09.05.2016
    Transit of Mercury from the Old Pale carpark 09.05.2016
  • 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.
  • Transit of Mercury detail (Owen Gwynne)
    Transit of Mercury detail (Owen Gwynne)
  • Orion nebula (Andrew Davies)
    Orion nebula (Andrew Davies)

Dates from Our Diary -  Coming up.... or check our Calendar
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Friday, Dec 21 All Day
Friday, Dec 21 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday, Jan 4 at 4:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Wednesday, Jan 9 at 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
See the slides from Janice's recent talk here
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In the meantime, here's some of our
Recent updates...
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.

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