What's Up & Newsletter - May 2015

Posted by Newbury Astronomy Society | Tags: newsletter, whatsup, 2015, may

By Steve Harris

The May editions of the Society Newsletter and What's Up of items to see over the coming month are now both available to read from the below links. Featured this month is New Horizons approaching Pluto, exotic stars, and Venus.

May 2015 Newsletter
What's Up: May 2015

Added on: May 10, 2015   Read more


Nominations for Newbury Astronomical Society Committee 2015 & Proposed Constitution Changes

Posted by Newbury Astronomy Society | Tags: committee nominations, constitution

The AGM is coming up on the 5th of June, and as such we are requesting your nominations for the Committee. Whether you're happy with the same Committee as this year, or you wish to stand yourself for a position, click here to download the form, fill it out, and email it to Monika (or print it off, and bring it to a meeting before the AGM!). Remember that it's your society, so you're entitled to a voice about the committee.

Also being discussed at the AGM are changes to the Constitution - The blue words are the original copy and the changes are in red. The changed document is available for you to read here, before being proposed as a replacement for the current text at the AGM on the 5th of June.

Added on: May 06, 2015   Read more


What's Up & Newsletter - April 2015

Posted by Newbury Astronomy Society | Tags: newsletter, whatsup, 2015, april

By Steve Harris

The April editions of the Society Newsletter and What's Up of items to see over the coming month are now both available to read from the below links. Featured this month are the upcoming Solar Eclipse on the 20th March and Jupiter & its moons.

April 2015 Newsletter
What's Up: April 2015

Added on: Apr 09, 2015   Read more


Upcoming Solar Eclipse - Friday 20th of March 2015 (8:30am to 10:30am)

Posted by Newbury Astronomy Society | Tags: solar, eclipse, march, 2015

There is due to be an eclipse of the Sun on the morning of Friday the 20th - click here for further information!

Added on: Mar 19, 2015   Read more


What's Up & Newsletter - March 2015

Posted by Newbury Astronomy Society | Tags: newsletter, whatsup, march, 2015

By Steve Harris

The March editions of the Society Newsletter and What's Up of items to see over the coming month are now both available to read from the below links. Featured this month are the upcoming Solar Eclipse on the 20th March and Jupiter & its moons.

March 2015 Newsletter
What's Up: March 2015

Added on: Mar 03, 2015   Read more


March Speaker Meeting

Posted by Newbury Astronomy Society | Tags: march, 2015

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!

Added on: Feb 21, 2015   Read more


What's Up & Newsletter - February 2015

Posted by Newbury Astronomy Society | Tags: newsletter, whatsup, february, 2015

By Steve Harris

We'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

Added on: Feb 06, 2015   Read more


Comet Lovejoy’s colourful coma

Posted by Admin | Tags: comet, lovejoy

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.

Added on: Jan 11, 2015   Read more


Buying A Telescope

Posted by Newbury Astronomy Society | Tags: telescope, purchasing

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!

Added on: Dec 09, 2014   Read more


What's Up - December 2014

Posted by Newbury Astronomy Society | Tags: whatsup, december, 2014

By Steve Harris

These pages are intended to help you find your way around the sky this month.

Added on: Dec 04, 2014   Read more


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