Monthly Archives: January 2015

Stargazing at the Sportsman Inn

A surprisingly good observing this evening on Saturday 17th January at the Sportsman Inn on Redmires Road. The weather forecast suggested a clear night with heavy clouds and snow, which made no sense, so we rolled the dice and went along anyway. Hedging our bets on equipment we took the Celestron 72mm Firstscope mini-dobsonian and

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Speaker’s Evening ‘Astronomy’s Other Instruments’ with David Hughes

Professor David Hughes visited us in December to tell us about Astronomy’s Other Instruments. Professor Hughes retired from Sheffield University around 2008 where he held the position of Emeritus Professor of Astronomy. He has published over 200 papers on asteroids, comets, meteorites and meteoroids. Asteroid 4205 is named in his honour.

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