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Solar Eclipse

Full Solar Eclipse in the USA

21st August 2017

Tickets may still be available via:

the2017eclipse.com

See Also:
NASA Prepares for Aug. 21
Total Solar Eclipse | NASA

 

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2017 BAA Weekend Meeting in Chester

7pm Friday 8th September 2017 to 3pm Sunday10th September 2017
Venue: The King's School, Vanbrugh Theatre, Wrexham Road, Chester CH4 7QL
 
Chester Astronomical Society is hosting this BAA weekend meeting themed around “Stars:
Life and death of the Universe”. There will be talks by professional astronomers on the
Friday evening and Saturday (see below), and a visit to the OpTIC Centre, St Asaph on the Sunday morning.

Admission charges apply and pre-booking may be required

Click on the BAA website link below for the latest information which includes programme and speakers listings:-
BAA Weekend Meeting, Chester | British Astronomical Association

(see also: Chester Astronomical Society: 2017 Programme)

NEMETODE

Network for Meteor

Triangulation and Orbit Determination

As described by one of our SCASTRO founders, William Stewart, in his talk to us
'Shooting while you Sleep - Modern Methods for Detecting and Analysing Meteors'
on 24th April 2014

Link to www.nemetode.org for detailed NEMETODE information.

See also William's article in the May 2014 issue of the Astronomy Now magazine/journal

Public Keele Observatory Events

at Keele University

Link to Keele Observatory for Details



Transit of Mercury - Monday 9th May 2016

Now Past - a very enjoyable event

from 12:12 noon till 7:42pm BST

Transit of Mercury

Composite Image Sources: SCASTRO graphic of transit stages
+ pictures taken by
SCASTRO member Bill Clutton at the 2015 Solar Eclipse

For an animated preview see:
Transit of Mercury on May 9, 2016 - YouTube

and for detailed information see:
Transit of Mercury 1327.PDF

Weather permitting SCASTRO members will be popping in, or staying, to observe the spectacle and, as with the solar eclipse event last year, we hope a few children with their teachers will be there too.

As well as members, those who have attended our meetings and /or have been invited through our contacts list, are welcome too, together with their family and friends (including children). Note children under 16 must be accompanied by a resposible adult.

WARNING DO NOT LOOK AT THE SUN WITHOUT PROPER APPROVED PROTECTION