This Winter Deep Sky Camps was memorable mainly for non-astronomical reasons. The rain of the previous two weeks had left the field very muddy. Cars got stuck, everyone got very dirty, and most folk enjoyed themselves. “The marquee was very … Continue reading
The Annual Society Dinner was held at The George in Hayes. A great many people turned up, and the restaurant was almost (but not quite) overwhelmed. An enjoyable evening. … Continue reading
Again the weather favoured a Greenwich evening observing session, with a break in the mist allowing those who’d made their way to the old observatory to have some fine views of Mars and the Moon. … Continue reading
The weather did not look promising as we gathered at High Elms for a public observing session, so Greg stepped in to keep us amused and informed by giving us a short talk on Mars and its place in the … Continue reading
Despite some extremely wet weather, twenty six members and friends camped in Penny’s Field near Headcorn, and enjoyed a very successful Deep Sky Camp. … Continue reading
The Society’s outing to see “Magnificent Desolation” on Sunday afternoon was a success, and a fine way to round off the Society’s 25th anniversary weekend. … Continue reading
By contrast with Deep Sky Camp, the clouds gathered, and the skies remained obscured for the whole evening. Nevertheless a couple of dozen gathered at High Elms to listen to talks by Greg, Jeff and Paul.