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High Resolution Astrophotography

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High Resolution Astrophotography

Damian Peach is giving us an extra talk on Wednesday 13th January 2021 at 7:30pm entitled “High Resolution Astrophotography”. Damian A. Peach FRAS  is a British amateur astronomer, astrophotographer, lecturer and author. Best known for his photographs of a wide variety of astronomical objects. His career in the field spans nearly thirty years. Peach’s passion…

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Star Count 2021

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Star Count 2021

Bath Astronomers are supporting CPRE, the countryside charity, again this year with their annual Star Count. Star Count 2021 uses citizen scientists like yourselves to assess the current levels of light pollution in your area using a simple task to count stars within an area of sky and send you location and count to them….

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Observing the Planets talk

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Observing the Planets talk

Mark Radice joins us on Wednesday 30th September at 7:30pm to give us a wonderful talk. “Observing the Planets” describes the joy of observing the planets and includes Mark’s images and sketches from many years of practical observing. It also includes images when Mark observed every planet in the solar system (and the Moon, Sun,…

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Naked-eye Comet NEOWISE

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Naked-eye Comet NEOWISE

For the next few weeks, the Summer skies will be blessed with perhaps the finest naked-eye comet in the last 15 years for stargazers in the northern hemisphere. It is designated comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) or just Neowise for short. This comet takes over 6900 years to orbit the Sun and this is perhaps not…

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Turning photos into Wow!! images

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Turning photos into Wow!! images

On Wednesday 24th June, Roger Hyman will be giving us a talk on what he’s learned in the last 18 months to turn what might seem light drab night time snaps into spectacular images of the unsung beauties of the night sky. Update: You can catch the talk on replay at https://youtu.be/77hIuP6xkc4?t=1582 Roger will show…

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