Monthly Archives: March 2020

Coronavirus Update

Firstly we hope you remain safe and well and are following the latest Government advice in these difficult times. Obviously all society activity has ceased for the foreseeable future – there will be no more meetings until the situation is over. Since we do not expect you to pay for something that is no longer available, we will extend

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Statement

The Society will follow the Government’s advice with regard to public safety relating to COVID-19 (“Coronavirus”) precautions.  As such, we have taken the decision to cancel events until Government advice recommends otherwise. While our meetings in no way constitute a “mass public gathering”, we need to make every effort to ensure the safety of our members and visitors.

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The Observatory at Sheffield Cathedral

Unfortunately this event was cancelled early by the organisers due to the Coronavirus situation. It’s a shame because it was quite spectacular, however under the circumstances the organisers were left with little choice in the interest of public safety. We were invited to give a few talks, set up some displays and maybe do some

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SHU Gazing Live!

We joined the fine folks from Sheffield Hallam University up at the Norfolk Arms on Ringinglow Road for an evening of talks and telescopes. Although the full moon and the street lighting were washing out deep sky objects, the waxing gibbous moon offered some wonderful views of craters Schickard, Nasmyth and Phocylides near the terminator

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Weather Forecast

Sheffield England United Kingdom
July 11, 2020, 08:33
Mostly sunny
current pressure: 1030 mb
humidity: 74%
wind speed: 7 mph WNW
wind gusts: 13 mph
sunrise: 04:52
sunset: 21:30
Forecast July 11, 2020
Intermittent clouds
max. UV-Index: 5
Mostly clear
Forecast July 12, 2020
Partly sunny
max. UV-Index: 4
Intermittent clouds