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Welcome to the Cotswold Astronomical Society.

New members are always welcome.

Viewing Events
Over the next couple of months we will be out and about:

Gretton Science Day
16th May 2015, Gretton Village Hall. 11:30am to 4:00pm – Safely view the Sun using our solar telescopes.

Cheltenham Science Festival
5th June 2015, 9:45pm to 11:00pm, Stargazing in Imperial Gardens
6th June 2015, 10:00am to 4:00pm, Family Funday – solar viewing and space activities for all the family
6th June 2015, 9:45pm to 11:00pm, Stargazing in Imperial Gardens

Recent Posts

May / June 2015 Mercury now available

Mercury_May_June_2015_coverThe latest Mercury newsletter is now available and members can download the May / June issue from the Downloads page.

Highlights in this issue are:

  • The Coordinators Spot
  • Gretton Science Day 2014, report and photos
  • AGM Treasurer’s Report
  • AGM Minutes
  • Financial Balance Sheet
  • Subscription Notice renewal details
  • Photo of Buzz Aldrin with Jack Newton
  • Annual Dinner Photos
  • The Sun in Jan & Feb, with photos showing flares
  • Silhouette of Moon Mountains graphically illustrated
  • Jupiter & Ganymede Shadow on Jupiter, plus M51 imaged
  • Trapezium Observation, hand drawn report
  • Lockyer Observatory visit with photos
  • Lyrid Meteor Shower, observation from Coombe Hill
  • Jupiter and the four Galilean Moons
  • Partial Solar Eclipse, in public and private gatherings
  • M51 imagery, a work in progress by Rik McRae
  • Dates For Your Diary
  1. Showcase 2015 Comments Off
  2. Eclipse & Aurora Leave a reply
  3. Partial Solar Eclipse from Gloucestershire Leave a reply
  4. March/April Mercury now available Leave a reply
  5. Mutual Phenomena of Jupiter Leave a reply
  6. January/February 2015 Mercury now available to download Leave a reply
  7. November/December Mercury now available to download Leave a reply
  8. September/October Mercury now available to download Leave a reply
  9. July/August Mercury now available Leave a reply