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July 2019

Members’ Solar Observing at the Royal Observatory Greenwich

July 30, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Royal Observatory Greenwich, Blackheath Avenue
London, SE10 8XJ United Kingdom
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Solar Viewing We will be running an evening solar observing session for Flamsteed Members only at the Royal Observatory Greenwich on Tuesday 30th July from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. We will be setting up in the Meridian Courtyard. Members should book for this event in advance and meet by the General Wolfe statue in Greenwich Park at 6.30pm to gain entry to the Royal Observatory. As with all observing events, this session is weather permitting and a ‘go/no-go’ message will be…

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September 2019

Romney Observing Evening: 29 September 2019

September 29, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Romney United Kingdom

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO POOR WEATHER

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October 2019

Blackheath Observing – Saturday 5 October – CANCELLED

October 5, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Blackheath, North of Talbot Place SE3 0TZ United Kingdom + Google Map

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO POOR WEATHER

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Blackheath Observing – Friday 25 October (or Saturday 26 October) – CANCELLED

October 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Blackheath, North of Talbot Place SE3 0TZ United Kingdom + Google Map

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO POOR WEATHER

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Romney Observing Evening: 27 or 28 October 2019 – CANCELLED

October 27, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Romney United Kingdom

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO POOR WEATHER

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November 2019

Blackheath Observing – Friday 29 November – CONFIRMED ON

November 29, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Blackheath, North of Talbot Place SE3 0TZ United Kingdom + Google Map

THIS EVENT IS CONFIRMED ON This Friday (November 29th) we have our planned Blackheath observing session. The event will start at 7.30pm. During the evening there will be plenty to see. Some of the objects we will be hoping to provide views of are; M44, The Beehive Cluster – A jewel box of blue and gold stars M45, The Pleiades – A cluster of bright stars and nebulosity also known as the ‘Seven Sisters’ M42, The Orion Nebula – A…

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December 2019

Blackheath Observing – Friday 20 December (or Saturday 21 December) – CANCELLED

December 20, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Blackheath, North of Talbot Place SE3 0TZ United Kingdom + Google Map

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO POOR WEATHER

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Romney Observing Evening: 27 or 28 December 2019

December 27, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Romney United Kingdom

Martin and Jane have very kindly offered to run a viewing session from their observatory on Friday 27th December (with a weather back-up date of Saturday 28th December). For the benefit of newer members, Martin’s observatory (a shed, but not as most of us know sheds) is very well equipped including a permanently mounted 14-inch SCT and a smaller refractor with CCD camera. Martin himself is a very knowledgeable observer, who can not only show people round the lollipops of…

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January 2020

Astrophotography – A Beginner’s Guide

January 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mycenae House, 90 Mycenae Road
London, SE3 7SE United Kingdom
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Lunar Eclipse above Blackheath This workshop is intended as a basic introduction to astrophotography, using DSLRs or compact system cameras. We will introduce the sort of equipment that you might need for basic astrophotography, camera settings for taking the best astro images and the types of image that you can take. We will also explain how to hook up a camera to a telescope and show how camera phones, compact cameras and DSLRs can be used. We will take a…

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Blackheath Observing – Saturday 18 January – CONFIRMED ON

January 18 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Blackheath, North of Talbot Place SE3 0TZ United Kingdom + Google Map

THIS EVENT IS CONFIRMED ON We will be running a Blackheath Observing session on Saturday 18th January from 7.30pm until around 10.30pm. If you are new to observing and have a telescope that you need assistance with, please arrive before 7pm, so that we can find time to assist you before the main event begins. There should be someone on-site from 6.30pm onwards. We will have at least three scopes available at the session, but please feel free to come…

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