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Christmas meal

8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
All Saint's Methodist Church Hall
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About Us

The society is for anyone interested in the night sky. Whether you are a complete beginner or an active observer there is always someone to meet to share knowledge and experiences.

The latest view of the Sun

RSS News from Astronomy Now magazine
  • See Mercury at its morning best
    Mercury reaches greatest elongation west of the Sun on 25 October, providing an opportunity to observe the elusive innermost planet's best showing of the year before sunrise.
    Mark Armstrong
  • Mars rover captures sharp view of Jezero Crater in stunning mosaic
    NASA's Perseverance rover provides a razor-sharp mosaic showing its view across the floor of Jezero Crater, including remnants of a delta where water once flowed into a broad lake that may have provided a habitable environment for microbial life.
    Astronomy Now
  • Orionids marred by the Moon
    The Orionid meteor shower peaks on 21/22 October. Unfortunately the shower will be severely affected by glare from a near-full Moon. Orionids often leave persistent trains, or trails, so its brightest meteors might slice through the glare.
    Mark Armstrong

The Solar System