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

Continue Reading →

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.

Continue Reading →

Join the Mailing List


Amazon logo
Amazon will donate 5% of any order to the society. It costs you nothing - all you have to do is click the logo and place your order.

Weather Forecast

Sheffield England United Kingdom
June 23, 2017, 04:24
Mostly cloudy
15°C
current pressure: 1010 mb
humidity: 76%
wind speed: 9 mph N
wind gusts: 11 mph
sunrise: 04:38
sunset: 21:38
Forecast June 23, 2017
day
Showers
19°C
max. UV-Index: 3
night
Cloudy
14°C
Forecast June 24, 2017
day
Intermittent clouds
19°C
max. UV-Index: 5
night
Mostly clear
11°C