Monthly Archive: May 2024

November ’23 Monthly Meeting – Observing the Moon

Following November’s presentation from our guest speaker Michael Morris about Observing the Moon, the Society has received a number of fantastic contributions from members about the moon that we share on our group channel....

Deep Sky Imaging and Going “Old School”

There have been some unbelievable advances in imaging in recent years that has enabled amateurs in city locations to produce stunning images of deep sky objects. Our own Mark Tweedie shares some fantastic images...

July ’23 Monthly Meeting – What Goes Up…

With our scheduled speaker unfortunately unable to attend, our very own Chairman, none other than “Mr Pokemon” himself stepped up to deliver a very entertaining talk about flight performance challenges of spaceships visiting remote...

Supernova SN2023IXF

First reports of this Type II supernova were published on May 19th 2023 by Koichi Itagaki, a Japanese amateur astronomer accredited with discoveries of 3 supernovae – there’s hope for us all yet. This...

June ’23 Monthly Meeting – AGM

Summer time is upon us again and given that the nights get even shorter as we approach the Solstice, what better way to celebrate than to hold our AGM! Not to worry though, we...