Author: Linton Guise

Monday December 3rd Observing

The weather forecast looks promising for tonight, Monday 3rd December and very poor for Wednesday. The Observatory will be open for observers from 8:30-9:30pm. Please don’t come on site before 8:30pm as we have an adult evening class from 7:00-8:30pm.

Christmas Observing

With a Speaker meeting on November 28th and the BAS Social on December 12th, the last scheduled observing session of 2018 is December 5th if clear. We will start again on Wednesday 2nd January. However, watch out for any special

November 21st Observing

The forecast shows part clear for this evening. It will be close to full moon, but if it is clear we will do what we can. Please check the Twitter feed for information before travelling. L.J.Guise

November 14th Observing report

Thin cloud at the start of the evening cleared rapidly leaving us with some splendid views. The Moon and Mars were both on show at the start of the session, but as they slipped low into the southwest we moved

November 14th Observing

The weather forecast is promising for Wednesday 14th, if it is clear the Observatory will be open from 7:30-9:00pm. Check the Twitter feed for weather updates on the night, but if you can see the Moon we will be observing.

31st October Meeting

The Voyager Missions : A talk by Dave Eagle 7:30pm Resource Room L.J.Guise

24th October : No Observing

A reminder that there will not be an observing session on October 24th. Enjoy the view of the Full Moon from your own location. The next BAS activity is the talk by Dave Eagle FRAS, founder member of the Society,

10th October Observing

A very mild evening but a slightly murky sky. Over 40 members of the Society, School and Guests attended, many for their first time following recent Astronomy courses. Objects viewed included Saturn, Mars, the Andromeda Galaxy, the Ring Nebula, M13

October 3rd Observing Night : Report

Our first clear Wednesday of the new observing season was mild and still. In addition to Saturn, Mars and Neptune we observed a good variety of deep sky objects with the 16″, 18″ and 10″ telescopes. These included: Planetary Nebulae

October 3rd Observing

Hopefully there will be an observing session this evening 8:00-9:30pm. As usual check the Twitter updates from 6:30pm onwards before travelling. Linton Guise L.J.Guise Physics Department Bedford School ________________________________ This message has been sent through the Bedford School