information is now available here.
a good night viewing the occultation of Porrima
a new section has been created in the Astronomy
section. This is titled occultation
and is a new and growing section.
Satellites info page
added, this contains images of their current locations
and links to other websites for more information.
Phases Applet and a Jupiter Satellite applet have
been added to the Astronomy
Page. These applets were written by Gary Nugent
(see applet FAQ for more info).
added today is a weather
page where you will be able to find today's
weather forecast and links to other weather forecasting
Quiz Pictures are online, click here
to view them.
Newsletter Released! Click here
to view it.
from the Lunar Eclipse have gone up see here.
the weather was clear a group of us managed to
get together to go observing. It consisted of
Alex Y, Eleanor, Katherine, Samuel and Steve.
We observed from the roof of Poynting Physics
and managed to get a good view of Saturn, Mars
and the Moon through Scott's telescope. Samuel's
attention was also drawn to the open clusters
in Auriga and after a little bit of hunting he
was able to get a good view of one of them, M36
This is the second talk that he has give AstroSoc,
this one was titled "Where stars are formed".On
the 4th of December 2003 we had a talk off Dr.
Raychaudhury. This is the second talk that he
has give AstroSoc, this one was titled "Where
stars are formed". For the pics see here.
of the Christmas Adventure
managed to see a fantastic view of the Moon again,
the creators along the terminator were fantastic.
We also saw Saturn again with what we believe
to be Titan, the Pleiades, Mizar and Alcor (with
surrounding stars - more info soon) and the constellation
Auriga was identified. For the pic see here.