Events for
12 January 2020    -    19 March 2020
14 January 2020
  • Historical Novea

    07:15pm   to    09:30pm

    We would like to invite you to a power point presentation by Gary Poyner.  From ancient records to modern day this talk looks at novae through the centuries.  What the early astronomers thought Novae actually were and finally a more detailed look at some landmark discoveries of the 19th and 20th centuries. 

11 February 2020
  • Supercool Astrononomy

    07:15pm   to    09:30pm

    We would like to invite you to a talk by Professor Robinson on Supercool Astronomy.

18 February 2020
  • Venus

    07:15pm   to    09:30pm

    We would like to welcome you to a Power Point presentation by Roy Gunson, Vice-chair of the Mexborough and Swinton Astronomical Society.

17 March 2020
  • Simple Astrophotography

    07:15pm   to    09:30pm

    Paul Money will be presenting an engaging talk on Simple Astrophotography.

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 Our esteemed editor has asked that if any member has articles for the Phobos magazine, could they please forward them to him. 


 STELLARIUM - Probably the best free planetarium program around!



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Thanks to Eric Wiley for the donation to the

StarGazing Live raffle.


Fancy building a telescope from scratch?

Or how about a cardboard steam engine!

Have a go at a cardboard newtonian. 



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