The latest Mercury, Sept / Oct 2018, is now available

Front Cover Sept/Oct 2018

The latest Mercury newsletter is now available and members can download the Sept / Oct 2018 issue from the Downloads page.

Contents of this issue are:

    • Co-ordinator’s Spot
    • Minutes of club meeting 14th July 2018
    • Minutes of club meeting 11th August 2018
    • Radio Astronomy Group
    • Astronomy: our unique hobby
    • Cheltenham Science Festival
    • Jack Newton, CAS president
    • Jupiter, Saturn & M42
    • The History Spot: Dorrit Hoffleit
    • Observing Spot
    • Moon & Jupiter
    • Saturn & Moons
    • Venus
    • Remote viewing
    • Moon
    • Dates For Your Diary 2018

The latest Mercury, July / August 2018, is now available

Front Cover Sept/Oct 2018

The latest Mercury newsletter is now available and members can download the July / August 2018 issue from the Downloads page.

Contents of this issue are:

    • Co-ordinator’s Spot
    • How to Photograph Mars
    • Radio Astronomy Group
    • Minutes of club meeting 10th March 2018
    • The History Spot: Maria Cunitz
    • Cheltenham Science Festival
    • Observing Spot
    • CAS Awards
    • President’s Report
    • M82 Cigar Galaxy
    • Minutes of Club meeting 12th May 2018
    • The Weak Interaction
    • How We get Our Names of the Days of the Week
    • Dates For Your Diary 2018

The latest Mercury, May / June 2018, is now available

Front Cover May/Jun 2018

The latest Mercury newsletter is now available and members can download the May / June 2018 issue from the Downloads page.

Contents of this issue are:

    • Co-ordinator’s Spot
    • Zooniverse project
    • Minutes of AGM
    • Radio Astronomy Group
    • Treasurer’s report, accounts and renewals
    • The History Spot – Elizabeth Brown update and Annie Maunder
    • How long is the longest day?
    • Recent crescent moon
    • The 3 P’s of total solar eclipse photography
    • Dates For Your Diary 2018

The latest Mercury, January / February 2018, is now available

The latest Mercury newsletter is now available and members can download the Jan / Feb 2018 issue from the Downloads page.

Contents of this issue are:

    • Astrobiology Questionnaire results
    • Co-ordinator’s Spot
    • Geminid Meteor Shower
    • So You Want to Become an Astronaut…?
    • Extra Terrestrial 3
    • Man the Microcosm, Universe the Macrocosm
    • Moon Mosaic
    • Moon single photo
    • The History Spot – Henrietta Swan Leavitt
    • Observations of Sunspot Group AR2671
    • Summary for the coming year – Dates For Your Diary
    • Dates For Your Diary 2018

The latest Mercury, November / December 2017, is now available

The latest Mercury newsletter is now available and members can download the Nov / Dec 2017 issue from the Downloads page.

Contents of this issue are:

    • Photographing Double Stars
    • A Gloomy Sun
    • “Hidden Figures” Film Review
    • Minutes of CAS meeting on 14th October 2017
    • Aligning an Equatorial Telescope Basics
    • Observing Jupiter
    • A Visit to the Paris Observatory
    • The Perihelion of Mercury
    • Sun spot AR2665
    • The Moon & Jupiter moons
    • Occultations in November & December
    • Dates For Your Diary Sept – Nov 2017

The latest Mercury, Sept – Oct 2017 is now available

The latest Mercury newsletter is now available and members can download the Sept / Oct 2017 issue from the Downloads page.

Contents of this issue are:

    • Front Page Image
    • The Cassini Mission
    • The Coordinator’s Spot
    • USA Solar Eclipse
      Jack & Alice Newton
      Callum Potter
      Susan Snow
    • UK Eclipse – Ian Smith & James Weightman
    • Solar Eclipse viewing – John Fletcher
    • Cygnus by Ian Smith
    • Minutes of club meeting 20th July 2017
    • Minutes of club meeting 12th August 2017
    • Officers of the Club
    • Dates For Your Diary Sept – Nov 2017

The latest Mercury, Jul – Aug 2017 is now available

The latest Mercury newsletter is now available and members can download the Jul / Aug 2017 issue from the Downloads page.

Contents of this issue are:

    • Front Page Image
    • Bio of our New Co-ordinator
    • The Coordinator’s Spot
    • CAS Award photos
    • Conjunction of the Moon & Jupiter
    • Patrick Moore Birthday Gathering
    • Aligning an optical telescope
    • Astronomical Ephemera collecting
    • History of the CAS logo
    • A Report from Jack & Alice Newton (CAS Patron)
    • Uranus & Neptune
    • Take the NASA survey
    • Antipodean Moon
    • Officers of the Club

The History Spot – James Bradley Part 2

  • Dates For Your Diary Jul – Sept 2017

The latest Mercury, May – Jun 2017 is now available

The latest Mercury newsletter is now available and members can download the May / Jun 2017 issue from the Downloads page.

Highlights in this issue are:

    • New Coordinator at CAS
    • The Coordinator’s Spot
    • Tributes to Dick Warden
    • Tributes to Martin Sinton
    • Treasurer’s Report
    • Occultations and Conjunctions of Jupiter’s Moons in 2017
    • Free magazine access via Gloucester Library

The History Spot – James Bradley, Gloucestershire’s Astronomer Royal

  • Dates For Your Diary May – Jul 2017