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Mon. 11/18 4:00 AM Leonids Meteor Shower The Leonids is one of the better meteor showers to observe, producing an average of 40 meteors per hour at their peak. The shower itself has a cyclic peak year every 33 years where hundreds of meteors can be seen each hour. The last of these occurred... more
Fri. 11/29 7:30 PM Club Meetings

Club Meetings

Guest Speaker tbc

With Photos, Club News and "What's Up next Month"


Sat. 12/14 4:00 AM Geminids Meteor Shower Considered by many to be the best meteor shower in the heavens, the Geminids are known for producing up to 60 multicoloured meteors per hour at their peak. The peak of the shower usually occurs around December 13th & 14th, although some meteors s... more
Fri. 12/20 7:30 PM Club Meeting

December Meeting with Quiz and Raffle

Sat. 12/21 All day The Winter Solstice

occurs in the northern hemisphere. The Sun is at its lowest point in the sky and it will be the shortest day of the year. This is also the first day of winter.

 

Sat. 1/4 4:00 AM Quadrantids Meteor Shower The Quadrantids are an above average shower, with up to 40 meteors per hour at their peak. The shower usually peaks on January 3 & 4, but some meteors can be visible from January 1 - 5. Best viewing will be from a dark location after midnight. Lo... more
Fri. 1/31 7:30 PM Club Night

Club Meetings

AGM (brief) and Pete Williamson

With Photos, Club News and "What's Up next Month"

Fri. 2/28 7:30 PM Club Night

Club Meetings

tba

With Photos, Club News and "What's Up next Month"

Fri. 3/27 7:30 PM Club Night

Club Meetings

Dr Julian Onions - talk tbc

With Photos, Club News and "What's Up next Month"

Wed. 4/22 12:00 AM Lyrids Meteor Shower The Lyrids are an average shower, usually producing about 20 meteors per hour at their peak. These meteors can produce bright dust trails that last for several seconds. The shower usually peaks on April 21 & 22, although some meteors can be visib... more
Fri. 4/24 7:30 PM Club Night

Club Meetings

tba

With Photos, Club News and "What's Up next Month"

Wed. 5/6 12:00 AM Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower The Eta Aquarids are a light shower, usually producing about 10 meteors per hour at their peak. The shower's peak usually occurs on May 5 & 6, however viewing should be good on any morning from May 4 - 7. The radiant point for this shower will be... more
Fri. 5/29 7:30 PM Club Night

Club Meetings

tba

With Photos, Club News and "What's Up next Month"

Sun. 6/21 4:59 PM The Summer Solstice

The Summer Solstice occurs in the northern hemisphere at. The Sun is at its highest point in the sky and it will be the longest day of the year. This is also the first day of summer.

Fri. 6/26 7:30 PM Club Night

Club Meetings

tba

With Photos, Club News and "What's Up next Month"

Fri. 7/31 7:30 PM Club Night

Club Meetings

tba

With Photos, Club News and "What's Up next Month"

Wed. 8/12
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Thu. 8/13
All day Perseids Meteor Shower The Perseids is one of the best meteor showers to observe, producing up to 60 meteors per hour at their peak. The shower's peak usually occurs around August 12 - 14, but you may be able to see some meteors any time from July 23 - August 22. The radia... more
Fri. 8/28 7:30 PM Club Night

Club Meetings

tba

With Photos, Club News and "What's Up next Month"

Tue. 9/22 All day The Autumnal Equinox

occurs in the northern hemisphere. There will be equal amounts of day and night. This is also the first day of Autum.

Fri. 9/25 7:30 PM Club Night

Club Meetings

tba

With Photos, Club News and "What's Up next Month"

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