ASE Council member Neil Martin hosted the meeting this evening and started with some news items and the usual introductions. He also mentioned that on 15 October 2024 we will be entering our 100th year of life. More information to follow shortly.

A few technical difficulties on YouTube preceded what was a really fascinating talk by Dr Richard J Goodrich: Fear and Loathing in the Heavens: The 1910 Return of Halley’s Comet

You can see the video uploaded to our YouTube channel

Nigel Goodman presented the Sky in October 2023 and then Neil and Pat Clough, the last winner, presented the results of the Image of the Quarter Competition, Jul – Sep 2023. Congratulations to Ian A Smith for his winning image of the Wizard Nebula, which you can see int he banner image. You can see all the entries in this PDF: IotQ Jul- Sep 2023