Thursday, 30 May 2013


Wednesday 26th June
"Planetary Magnetism"
 Dr. Richard Holme (University of Liverpool)

Members' Night

Yesterday's Members' Night saw a number of short presentations from different members of the society.

Barbara Cunningham spoke on using Robotic Telescopes. Two to look at are:
Observing with NASA
The Bradford Robotic Telescope

Don Bass addressed the topic of Spectra and Astronomy with a look at the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram.

Richard Sargent spoke about the FAS (Federation of Astronomical Societies), and also mentioned some recent observations of Comet PANSTARRS C/2011 L4 and Saturn.

There was also a discussion on the practicalities of setting up society run observing nights.

Thanks to all who contributed.