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2013-07-13 Sungazing Live

Record temperatures of 29 degC and a only partially cloudy sky attracted many visitors to our Sungazing Live event at Mayfield.  Lots of flares seen through our H-alpha scope and some decent astrophotographs taken too.  A local newspaper reporter was impressed by our setup and we hope he can get an article published soon, detailing

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2013-07-08 Our last Speaker’s Evening at Mayfield

Who better to close our time at Mayfield than Paul Money who gave us a great talk entitled “Images of Earth”.  This was not, as you may imagine, just beautiful pictures of fluffy clouds and mountains but a view of our amazing Earth taken from a variety of passing spacecraft.  A packed room ensured a

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2013-07-06 Walkley Festival

A lovely sunny day greeted us at the Bole Hills bowling green when we set up our solar viewing equipment ready for Sungazing Live.  This was part of the Walkley Festival and after 3 hours in the Sun, we retreated into the bowling green clubhouse for a series of astronomical talks. A great day with

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2013-06-15 Sungazing

Despite a rainy forecast and a short downpour, several visitors had a good look at the Sun with a variety of solar telescopes. A few sunspots were visible along with several prominences.

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