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Shears Green Junior School – Cosmic Camp 2023

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Several society members attended Shears Green Junior School on Friday 15th September 2023 with their own or a society telescope to take part in the school’s ‘Cosmic Camp’.  The Society would like to say a big thank you to all the members who helped make this event a success. Member Diane Clarke who attended the […]

CMHASD Stargazing at Hall Place, Bexley – Wed 22nd Nov 2023

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On Wednesday 22nd November 2023, CMHASD were back at Hall Place & Gardens to hold a star gazing event from 7pm to 9pm.  We had brilliant support from our members who bought along a variety of telescopes, cameras, meteorites and other displays for our guests. CMHASD Chairman John Archer wrote ”Last week at Hall Place […]

CMHASD supporting the BAA at New Scientist Live – ExCel London 2023

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Crayford Manor House Astronomical Society Dartford (CMHASD) were out in force at the recent New Scientist Live event at ExCel Centre, London Docklands on the 7th to 9th October 2023.  We were there to help the British Astronomical Association (BAA) on their stand over the 3 days to promote the BAA and answer questions from […]

CMHASD Solar Observing at Hall Place – 19th August 2023

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NEVER LOOK AT THE SUN DIRECTLY. Please click here for solar observing safely. On Saturday the 19th of August several members of the Society were present for the second of our 2 solar observing sessions at Hall Place & Gardens.  Below are some photos of the day.  Thank you to Dr Mike Rushton, Honor Wheeler, Jim Burchell, Omila […]

Solar Observing at Hall Place & Gardens – Sunday 6th August 2023

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NEVER LOOK AT THE SUN DIRECTLY. Please click here for solar observing safely. Sunday 6th August 2023 – What a glorious day to be out solar observing which is what Crayford Manor House Astronomical Society Dartford (CMHASD) where doing at Hall Place & Gardens in Bexley.  What a busy day it was too! Several telescopes were set up […]

CMHASD Star Gazing at Hall Place & Gardens – 2022, Nov 30.

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On Wednesday 30th November 2022, CMHASD were back at Hall Place & Gardens to hold a star gazing event.  We had brilliant support from our members – thanks to all – who bought along a variety of telescopes, cameras, meteorites and other displays for our guests.   We had over 33 ticket-holders to entertain and […]

Partial Solar Eclipse – 2022 Oct 25 – Open Morning at the Pavilion

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NEVER LOOK AT THE SUN DIRECTLY. Please click here for solar observing safely. On Tuesday 25th October 2022, CMHASD held an Open Morning at the Parsonage Lane Pavilion for members & members of the public to view the rare spectacle of a Partial Solar Eclipse visible from the UK. It turned out to be an absolutely fantastic day […]

CMHASD supporting the BAA at New Scientist Live 2022

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Crayford Manor House Astronomical Society Dartford (CMHASD) were out in force at the recent New Scientist Live event at ExCel Centre, London Docklands on the 7th to 9th October 2022.  We were there to help the British Astronomical Association (BAA), in which we have many members; on their stand in the Cosmos Section this year.   […]

Cosmic Camp 2022

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Several society members attended Shears Green Junior School on Friday 23rd September 2022 with their own or a society telescope to take part in the school’s ‘Cosmic Camp’.  Below are 2 accounts of the evening by CMHASD members Diane Clarke and Gary Hunt who both helped at the event. Diane wrote ”The Society was invited […]

CMHASD Solar Observing at Hall Place & Gardens – Saturday 20th Aug 2022

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  NEVER LOOK AT THE SUN DIRECTLY. Please click here for solar observing safely. On Saturday the 20th of August several members of the Society were present for the second of our 2 solar observing sessions at Hall Place & Gardens. The event took place on the patio with a small farmers market close to the gallery […]