The latest Mercury, Nov / Dec 2019, is now available

The latest Mercury newsletter is now available and members can download the Nov / Dec 2019 issue from the Downloads page.

Highlights of this issue are:

  • Committee meeting minutes
  • The Antiques Road Trip
  • The 8-Year Cycle of Venus and Earth
  • Andromeda
  • History: From Hipparchus to Newton
  • Speaking at Gloucester Cathedral as part of the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing
  • Bepi Columbo
  • Capturing Meteors Easily

The latest Mercury, May / Jun 2019, is now available

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The latest Mercury newsletter is now available and members can download the May / Jun 2019 issue from the Downloads page.

Highlights of this issue are:

  • Stargazing in Naunton Park
  • Trailed Star Colours
  • The History Spot: Caroline Herschel Final, Part 4
  • Mars Desert Research Station
  • Entries and winner of the CAS Annual Astronomical Photography Competition
  • Treasurer’s Report 2019

 

The latest Mercury, Mar / Apr 2019, is now available

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The latest Mercury newsletter is now available and members can download the Mar / Apr 2019 issue from the Downloads page.

Contents of this issue are:

  • Co-ordinator’s Spot
  • Minutes of a society meeting
  • Blood Moon
  • Apollo 11 Moon Landing
  • The Glass Universe review
  • Earthshine
  • The History Spot: Caroline Herschel Part 3
  • Radio Gloucestershire Interview
  • Comet Iwamoto
  • Andromeda remote imaging
  • Dates For Your Diary 2019
  • Committee Meeting Summary
  • Venus 2018 apparition

 

The latest Mercury, Jan / Feb 2019, is now available

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The latest Mercury newsletter is now available and members can download the Jan / Feb 2019 issue from the Downloads page.

Contents of this issue are:

  • Co-ordinator’s Spot
  • Minutes of club meetings
  • Radio Astronomy Group
  • Comet 46P
  • SETI
  • Gretton Science Festival 2018
  • Remote Observation
  • The History Spot: Caroline Herschel Part 2
  • 50th Anniversary of the first Moon Landing
  • Dates For Your Diary 2019

 

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

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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

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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