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

The latest Mercury, Mar – Apr 2017 is now available

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

Highlights in this issue are:

  • Earth Rise over the Moon
  • The Coordinator's Spot
  • Stargazing reminder
  • Extra-Terrestrial Life-2
  • Moon and Jupiter
  • Photograph of NGC891
  • Photograph of the Full Moon
  • Photograph of a Supernova
  • Moon and Venus Conjunction
  • Observation of Kemble's Cascade

The Sun Spot

  • Solar Scope Report (not)
  • Solar Transit of the ISS
  • Radio Astronomy

The History Spot

  • Discovery of the Speed of Light
  • Dates For Your Diary Mar - May 2017

The latest Mercury, Jan – Feb 2017 is now available

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

Highlights in this issue are:

  • "I Want to Believe" by Chris Lintott
  • The Coordinator's Spot
  • CAS Curry Night
  • Extra Terrestrial Life
  • The Drake Equation Revisited
  • Moon Above Venus
  • Super Moon at Perigee Syzygy
  • The Sun Spot

  • Lunt Solar Scope report
  • Radio Astronomy on a shoestring
  • Articles Continued:

  • Winter Skies
  • The History Spot

  • Hipparchus
  • Dates For Your Diary Jan - Feb 2017
  • The latest Mercury, Nov – Dec 2016 is now available

    The latest Mercury newsletter is now available and members can download the Nov / Dec 2016 issue from the Downloads page.

    Highlights in this issue are:

  • The Full Moon
  • The Coordinator's Spot
  • The Christmas Star
  • Venus & Crescent Moon
  • A Near Miss!
  • Summary of CAS October Presentation
  • Chris Hadfield at the Cheltenham Literature Festival 2016
  • The Sun Spot

  • Lunt Solar Scope report
  • Articles Continued:

  • Product Review, Skywatcher Synguider Mk2
  • Museum of the History of Science Visit
  • Dates For Your Diary Nov - Dec 2016
  • The latest Mercury Sept – Oct 2016 is now available

    Mercury Jul / Aug 2016 cover

    The latest Mercury newsletter is now available and members can download the Sept / Oct 2016 issue from the Downloads page.

    Highlights in this issue are:

    • Gamma Cassiopeiae
    • What Shall I Look At Tonight?
    • The Coordinator's Spot
    • Pluto & Charon
    • The Magnificent Ten
    • Star Trails
    • The Sun Spot

    • Solarsphere 2016
    • Using the CAS Solar Telescope
    • Radio Astronomy on a Shoestring
    • The Square Kilometre Array
    • Dates For Your Diary Sept - Nov 2016

    The latest Mercury Jul – Aug 2016 is now available

    Mercury Jul / Aug 2016 cover

    The latest Mercury newsletter is now available and members can download the Jul / Aug 2016 issue from the Downloads page.

    Highlights in this issue are:

    • Transit of Mercury – Susan Snow
    • Tim Peake photo
    • Cheltenham Science Festival
    • What Shall I Look At Tonight?
    • The Coordinator's Spot
    • Fly Me to the Moon Part 2
    • CAS Prize Giving
    • Solar Telescope
    • Saturn observation – Eddie Carpenter
    • Saturn – Neil Havard
    • Transit of Mercury – Peter Cadogan
    • Transit of Mercury – William Jackson
    • Dates For Your Diary July - Sept 2016
    • In the next issue

    The latest Mercury May – June 2016 is now available

    Mercury May / Jun 2016 cover

    The latest Mercury newsletter is now available and members can download the May / June 2016 issue from the Downloads page.

    Highlights in this issue are:

    • Lunt Solar Telescope
    • CAS Observing Night of 7th Jan 2016
    • What Shall I Look At Tonight?
    • The Coordinator's Spot
    • "Gerhana Matahari" in the Makassar Straight
    • A visit to the Royal Observatory Greenwich
    • Atik Affinity Camera – First Light
    • Fly Me to the Moon
    • Jupiter's Great Red Spot
    • NT Outing to Dyrham Park March 2016
    • The March 2015 Solar Eclipse
    • Solarsphere 2016
    • Dates For Your Diary May - June 2016

    The latest Mercury Mar – Apr 2016 is now available

    Mercury Mar / Apr 2016 cover

    The latest Mercury newsletter is now available and members can download the Mar / Apr 2016 issue from the Downloads page.

    Highlights in this issue are:

    • Aurora Over Bishps Cleeve
    • The Moon Occulting Aldebaran
    • Moon Rise Over Cleeve Hill
    • Moon and Jupiter Conjunction
    • What Shall I Look At Tonight?
    • The Coordinator's Spot
    • The New Moon
    • The Great Astronomical Clock of Prague
    • CAS Curry Night
    • Comet Catalina
    • Cosmonauts and Other Worlds Exhibitions
    • Occultations and Transits of Planets
    • The UKube-1 mission
    • What’s in Principium
    • Viewing Reports of Comet Catalina
    • Dates For Your Diary 2016

    Nov / Dec Mercury 2015 now available

    Mercury Nov / Dec 2015 cover

    The latest Mercury newsletter is now available and members can download the Nov / Dec 2015 issue from the Downloads page.

    Highlights in this issue are:

    • Eclipse of the Moon
    • Tim Peake
    • Co-ordinator's Report
    • CAS Curry Night
    • Imaging Nebulae
    • Cheltenham Literature Festival
    • Lunar Eclipse Photos
    • Cassini Visits Enceladus
    • Halloween Flyby
    • Mystery Object WTF Splashdown
    • Comet Tabur
    • Facts About Saturn
    • Looking Ahead with DFYD
    • Dates For Your Diary