December 7th 2021
This modestly priced online presentation may be of interest to some. Chris H -------- Forwarded Message -------- Subject: [Infofassocs] GoSpaceWatch Online Lecture Meeting: Wednesday 15th December 2021 Date: Sun, 5 Dec 2021 21:35:32 -0000 To Events & Info List. Dear all Here are details of the next GoSpaceWatch online lecture – 7:30pm 15th December *Astronomy for Everyone: Size & ...Continue Reading
December 5th 2021
I forgot to add the link to thje map http://abingdonastro.org.uk/events/test-meeting-2-929-305-530-525/ Owen *From:* aasmail@PROTECTED <aasmail@PROTECTED> *Sent:* 05 December 2021 15:19*To:* Abingdon Astronomical Society Mailing List <aasmail@PROTECTED>*Subject:* RE: [aaslist] Decembers Beginners meeting From: owenb1367@PROTECTED It will be at the usual venue of the United Church hall starting at 20:00 Owen *From:* aasmail@PROTECTED <aasm ...Continue Reading
December 5th 2021
It will be at the usual venue of the United Church hall starting at 20:00 Owen *From:* aasmail@PROTECTED <aasmail@PROTECTED> *Sent:* 05 December 2021 14:34*To:* Abingdon Astronomical Society Mailing List <aasmail@PROTECTED>*Subject:* Re: [aaslist] Decembers Beginners meeting From: judith.g.d@PROTECTED Please remind me where the beginners' meeting will take place. Judith Guy-Davies Get Outlook for Android*From:* aasmail@PROTECTED <aasmail ...Continue Reading
December 5th 2021
Please remind me where the beginners' meeting will take place. Judith Guy-Davies Get Outlook for Android *From:* aasmail@PROTECTED <aasmail@PROTECTED> on behalf of owenb1367@PROTECTED owenb1367@PROTECTED [Abingdon Astronomical Society Mailing List] <aasmail@PROTECTED> *Sent:* Friday, December 3, 2021 10:54:40 AM *To:* Abingdon Astronomical Society Mailing List <aasmail@PROTECTED> *Subject:* [aaslist] Decembers Beginners meeting From: owenb1367@PROTECTED Just a reminder that the December begin ...Continue Reading
December 5th 2021
Not the usual sort of target I image (galaxies being my favourite) but here are a couple more pictures from the viewing session. Nebulae are not ideal for unfiltered monochrome imaging, but these have come out fairly well in the short 10 minutes stacks that were used. It has to be said, though, that they are far more spectacular in full colour! NGC 1333, the 'Embryo' reflection nebula, in the western part of the Perseus molecular cloud with very active star formation NGC 1579, t ...Continue Reading
December 5th 2021
Despite the earlier clouds and showers, some of us at least had clear enough skies to hold the session on December 1st.Here are a couple of interesting targets – I think both suggested by Owen during the evening – that I managed to capture:IC 289 – planetary nebula in Cassiopeia, with some features clearly visible. Also an apparent pair of galaxies on the RHS of the shot, along with a marvellous linear chain of stars below. Arp 331 – a chain of eight, or more, galaxies in Pisces. ...Continue Reading
December 4th 2021
If anyone you know is studying for GCSE Astronomy, they may be interested in this competition from the RAS. Chris H -------- Forwarded Message -------- Subject: [Allfassocs] RAS GCSE Astronomy Poster Competition 2022 Date: Fri, 3 Dec 2021 20:52:27 -0000 From: webmaster To all FAS Societies Dear all Please pass onto your Society members or anyone taking GCSE Astronomy. The Royal Astr ...Continue Reading
December 3rd 2021
Just a reminder that the December beginners meeting is on Monday 6th December (Next Monday) , so before the main meeting. Topics include the Herschel 400 and a Whats Up. Hope to see many of you there despite the latest Covid scares. Owen ...Continue Reading
December 1st 2021
Please note that this session may yet start at 21:00 if the skies have not cleared by 20:00. Owen *From:* aasmail@PROTECTED <aasmail@PROTECTED> *Sent:* 01 December 2021 18:59*To:* Abingdon Astronomical Society Mailing List <aasmail@PROTECTED>*Subject:* [aaslist] Virtual observing From: stevecreasey3@PROTECTED It’s a tough call tonight, the forecast says it will clear later so I have decided to give it a go, therefore WE WILL BE VIRTUALLY OBSERVING TONIGHT.Steve ...Continue Reading
December 1st 2021
It’s a tough call tonight, the forecast says it will clear later so I have decided to give it a go, therefore WE WILL BE VIRTUALLY OBSERVING TONIGHT. Steve Sent from my iPhone ...Continue Reading
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