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I’m afraid this latest post is to report that the Astronomy Centre Observatory was broken into late last week Unfortunately this isn’t the first time this has happened although much more was taken this time and has knocked … Continue reading
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Well it had to happen, after three glorious clear nights out of three, our final effort for the BBC Stargazing Live on Saturday 21st was a complete weather washout. Cloudy skies and gale force winds made it impossible to do … Continue reading
Monday 16th January was our second session in conjunction with the BBC2 event. Another perfectly clear night attracted around 100 visitors on this occasion. Our experience of the first session the previous Saturday showed that a change of presentation would … Continue reading
Saturday Jan 14th was our first open evening linked to the BBC 2 Stargazing Live event. A perfectly clear sky attracted around 50 visitors of all ages. Andy manned the 16″ SCT which being computer controlled was able to show … Continue reading
Happy New Year to all Members. We begin the year with our contribution to the BBC’s “Stargazing Live” event, details on the Astronomy Centre website. The wet and windy weather of late has meant that we have been unable to … Continue reading
First of all apologies for the lack of updates recently, things have been hectic for me during the summer holidays and Peter has been flat out working on various projects with Keith, more on that later! After a quick dig … Continue reading