Monthly Archives: July 2012

2012-07-29 Castleton – National Parks Week Event

We travelled to Castleton in the Peak District to take part in a Sungazing-style event as part of the National Parks Week celebrations.  Many visitors to the town stopped to view the Sun through our telescopes and they all learned a little bit more about our closest star.

Continue Reading →

2012-07-14 Sungazing

This image of the Sun was taken by SAS member Chris Walker in one of the few fleeting gaps in the clouds on an otherwise grey and sometimes drizzly Sungazing Live event.  The image is made more impressive by the fact that it was taken using a mobile phone held up to the telescope eyepiece.

Continue Reading →

2012-07-07 Walkley Festival

Despite some heavy showers (look at the sky in the background!), the Sun was seen by many enthusiastic visitors who were treated to some excellent talks in the bowling pavilion at the end of the afternoon.

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
November 16, 2018, 00:57
Mostly clear
current pressure: 1020 mb
humidity: 93%
wind speed: 4 mph S
wind gusts: 7 mph
sunrise: 07:33
sunset: 16:08
Forecast November 16, 2018
Mostly cloudy
max. UV-Index: 1
Partly cloudy
Forecast November 17, 2018
Partly sunny
max. UV-Index: 1
Mostly cloudy