We make every effort to keep the programme up-to-date and accurate.  However changes can happen at short notice and updates rely on the kind donation of time by Society members.  If you see an error please let us know.

Basic members are welcome to attend lectures but will be charged a small fee.

Sep
25
Sun
The Moon & Venus
Sep 25 @ 6:30 am – 7:15 am

In the pre sunrise sky of Sunday the 25th of September along the NE – E Horizon

from approx 06.30hrs – 07.15hrs a 0.6% lit waning crescent Moon

will be 2° above & to the left of the planet Venus

there is a short window of opportunity related to this event 

as the rising Sun will make this pairing difficult to see by approx 07.15hrs

if you do plan to observe / image this event remember to dress for the conditions

Io & it’s Shadow Transit Jupiter
Sep 25 @ 9:15 pm – 11:45 pm

On the Night of Sunday the 25th of September from 21.25 hrs above the S – SE  horizon

Jupiter’s Moon Io & it’s shadow will transit across the planetary disc

this transit will end at 23.37 hrs

this is the 2nd of 2 transits by Io

if you plan to  observe / image this event remember to dress for the conditions

Sep
28
Wed
Ganymede Transit
Sep 28 @ 5:00 am – 6:00 am

From 05.00 hrs on Wednesday the 28th of September until approx 06.00 hrs

Jupiter’s  Moon Ganymede & it’s shadow will transit across the planets disc

this transit will still be in progress as Jupiter sets

if you plan to observe / image this event remember to dress for the conditions

Sep
29
Thu
Society Night
Sep 29 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm

Tonight is a Society Night 

all members welcome

if you have a contribution for the evening

 such as, an update about an ongoing project

or are looking for advice / help for an upcoming project

a new piece of “kit” or software that is baffling you

have a new method /approach to image processing Etc

an image / avi clip to show

Please let Mike know so your detail’s /presentation can be added to the evenings running order

Oct
6
Thu
Deeper into the Mystery
Oct 6 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm

Tonight

Dr Martin Heath, Flamsteed AS

will be taking us Deeper into the Mystery