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Latest BAS News

Observing : Thursday January 27th

Forecasts indicate that the sky should be clear tonight, the only clear night in the next ten or so!...

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January 26th

There is no Speaker Meeting on January 26th, but there will be observing if clear. See the Twitter section...

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19th Jan Observing

We will open the observatory from 5:30-7:00pm if it is clear so we can observe Jupiter and several open...

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Latest BAS Images

Enjoy the latest images taken by BAS Members

  • NGC869

    NGC869 (Double Cluster), by Darren Jehan

  • NGC2403

    NGC2403, by Darren Jehan

  • Saturn, Jupiter and Venus

    Saturn, Jupiter and Venus, by Linton Guise

  • Comet C/2021 A1 Leonard

    Comet C/2021 A1 Leonard, by Dave Eagle

  • 25th Oct 2021, Rainbow, D.Jehan

    25th Oct 2021, Rainbow, D.Jehan

  • Saturn

    Saturn 15th Oct 2021, Dawn Sunrise