The March 2015 speaker meeting for the Society will be featuring Nik Szymanek, giving a talk on deep sky imaging. Nik is well-known in this field and for publishing books on the subject, such as Shooting Stars: The Ultimate Guide to Photographing the Universe.
Check out his website for further images!
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By Steve HarrisWe've just put the finishing touches to the Society Newsletter for February, as well as a What's Up of items to see over the coming month: check them out by clicking the links below! February 2015 Newsletter
What's Up: February 2015
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Newbury Astro member, David Boyd, recorded this spectrum of Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy on 6th January 2015. The spectrum has been artificially coloured, and above it is the spectral profile showing the intensity of light emitted at each wavelength across the spectrum.
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By Robert Bone
There’s a whole range of features to different benefits, and people always have their own personal opinions of what they think is "best”. As someone that’s owned a few different types of telescope over the years the best telescope is generally one that gets used. No point having some fancy telescope that links up to your computer if it takes over an hour to set up and is too heavy to lug around!
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68 years ago today, a group of soldiers & scientists in New Mexico retrieved a steel cassette from the wreckage of a re-purposed V2 rocket. The contents were a world first - pictures of Earth from space.
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