Ramsay McIver tells us about these beautiful, ethereal "night-shining clouds" as we approach NLC season towards the end of May.
Making a Breeze Block Telescope Pier
Andrew Farrow describes how he built a simple breeze-block garden pier to stop having to carry his tripod and mount into the garden and going through the alignment process every time.
How to record an eclipsing binary transit light curve
As well as taking impressive pictures, why not use your imaging skills to record some real science data and work out what's going on in an eclipsing binary star system.
Observe the ever-changing Moon
Surely the Moon is boring because nothing ever changes on it? Not at all - it changes its appearance daily. The angle of Sun hitting the surface varies and casts strange and beautiful shadows across its landscape.
Navigating the Night Sky
Watch Alan Pickup's brilliant presentation on finding our way round the night sky.
Explore Auriga the Charioteer
As winter approaches we look forward to seeing the likes of Orion, Gemini and Taurus, but in late autumn Auriga is worth a look and it's already getting high in the eastern sky.
Choosing a telescope
Mark Phillips gave us a talk on what to consider when choosing a telescope as well as examples of different types and options.
Get ready for Mars 2020
For most of the rest of 2020 Mars is going to be a prominent evening object and the best placed object to observe, so don't miss out on seeing it at this favourable apparition.
Observing and imaging meteors
You don’t need anything other than a little patience to observe meteors. Just lie back in a reclining chair if you can, saves a lot of neck pain, and look up.
Intro to Astro-imaging Part 5 online
The fifth part of our Intro to Astro-imaging course covered imaging for science projects at our online Zoom meeting, also broadcast on YouTube.
ASE-24 guided tour in Stellarium
Neil Martin gave us a talk about scripts he had developed for the ASE-24 objects. Download them and find out how to use them.
Intro to Astro-imaging Part 4 online
The fourth part of our Intro to Astro-imaging course covered long exposure deep sky imaging this evening at our online Zoom meeting.