Winners will be announced during our special Saturn in September Meeting, at 14:00 on 26 September.
Notice of Next Meeting
Picnic under the Stars
Our next Picnic under the Stars:
- Date: Saturday, 24 October (Weather permitting.)
- Time: 19h00 – 22h00
- Location: Monte Casino, Piazzo Area, near the Teattro.
- Topic: The Moon and Mars, you are welcome to bring a telescope.
- Please Note: Due to Covid Level 1 restrictions, please ensure that you are wearing a mask at all times and practice social distancing and hygiene. No food or drink may be brought onto the premises, but there are restaurants in the centre. There is no security so the safety of your belongings and equipment is your own responsibility.
Please see our facebook page for more information or cancellations and to book your Spot
- Lecturer: Gill Jacobs
- Topic: Introduction to Astronomy Lectures Series
- Location: Zoom Meeting
Lecture 2: June 24 @ 19h30
Lecture 3: July 1 @ 19h30
Lecture 4: July 8 @ 18h30
- 5 astronomy gifts for space lovers obsessed with black holes
- Is it better to use a telescope or binoculars to observe space?
- 11 female astronauts who pioneered spaceflight
- The Sky This Week: Catch the Halloween Full Moon!
- Philae's tumbling landing shows Comet 67P has areas with fluffy snow
- Get ready for this Halloween’s Blue Hunter's Moon
- Four new giant telescopes are about to rock astronomy
- The Horsehead Nebula in Orion: An unbridled look
- Photo Gallery: California wildfire leaves its mark on Sierra Remote Observatories
- Earth’s biggest telescopes reopen after months of COVID closures
- NASA’s flying SOFIA telescope confirms water in the Moon’s soil
- Game theory helps focus the hunt for alien civilizations
- The forgotten rescue of the Salyut 7 space station
- OSIRIS-REx is literally overflowing with asteroid samples from Bennu
- The Sky This Week: Constellations galore
- How NASA's Apollo Astronauts Went to the Moon
- Why the Lunar Module Looked So Much Like a Moon Bug
- Could NASA Build the Famous Saturn V Today? It's Working on It, with a Twist
- At Solar System's Edge, NASA's Voyager 2 Probe Copes with Reduced Power
- In Photos: Soyuz Rocket Launches Russia's Meteor M2-2 Weather Satellite on Rideshare Mission
- Voyager 2 Transformed Our Ideas of Jupiter's Moons 40 Years Ago
- Surface Rupture from Ridgecrest Earthquake Spotted from Space (Photo)
- Saturn's Rings Shine Extra Bright This July: How to Catch Them
- SpaceX's Starhopper Prototype to Make 1st Untethered Hop Soon, Musk Says
- NASA's 'Green' Fuel Satellite Passes Its First Test
- July Full Moon 2019: 'Thunder Moon' Lunar Eclipse Meets Saturn in the Night Sky
- NASA Announces a Dozen Science and Tech Experiments to Scout the Moon
- India Gearing Up to Launch 2nd Moon Mission This Weekend
- LightSail 2 Beams 1st Photos Home from Orbit! How to Track the Little Satellite.
- Telescope Teamwork Reveals Gas Dwarf Planet's Atmosphere
- NASA Announces the Discovery of Water in the Sunlit Parts of the Moon
- Galaxies Grew Quickly and Early On in the Universe
- Something other than just gravity is contributing to the shape of dark matter halos
- NASA releases new spooky space-themed posters about extreme places in the Universe
- Weekly Space Hangout: October 28, 2020, Dr. Nathalie Cabrol, SETI Institute
- New Simulation Shows Exactly What’s Happening as Neutron Stars Merge
- Room-temperature Superconductivity Achieved for the First Time, but There’s a Catch
- The Youngest Stellar Disk Ever Seen, Just 500,000 Years Old
- Why Does the Moon’s Ryder Crater Look This Way?
- ISS Crew Return Safely to Earth
- What Martian Settlers Need to Know About Soil Can Teach us How to Grow Better on Earth
- This is What Perseverance’s Landing Site Looked Like Billions of Years Ago. See Why it’s Such a Compelling Target?
- Scientists in Japan Have Found a Detailed Record of the Earth’s Last Magnetic Reversal, 773,000 Years Ago
- Boo! A Halloween Blue Moon
- OSIRIS-REx Collected So Much Material, the Sample Capsule Overflowed. Time to Bring it All Home.
British Astronomical Association
- 2020 AGM & Sky Notes - this Wednesday
- Observer's Challenge - Uranus 2020
- Supernova 2020uxz in NGC 514
- National Astronomy Week - Coming Soon!
- Stars 44 Oph and λ Sqr in early evening lunar occultations, Oct. 20-21
- Martian moons at the Red Planet's closest approach
- Venus's close encounter with Regulus, October 2/3
- See the 14-day-old Moon occult 30 Piscium on Sept. 30 / Oct. 1
- A compendium of Jovian events throughout October 2020
- Asteroid 2020 SW making a very close pass of Earth, Sept. 23-24
- Phosphine in the Atmosphere of Venus – life or exotic chemistry?
- See the 11-day-old Moon occult Epsilon Capricorni on 27 September
- BAA autumn webinars - this Wednesday - Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE
- The old Moon and Venus buzz the Beehive at dawn on 14 September
- 'Leeds' virtual meeting - this Saturday