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Stars Over Surrey continues tomorrow (Friday 2nd March) evening with John Axtell

The latest episode will go out on Brooklands Radio on Friday evening at 7:30pm.

The podcast will go online later.

In this issue John talks about the Argentinian astroimager who by chance captured a supernova actually occurring during his imaging run. The first time this has happened.
John then goes on to Space X Falcon Heavy & that Tesla Roadster heading out to Mars.
Gemini is his constellation of the month, then onto What’s Up in night sky for March.

The podcast covers more articles.

For the live episode click here and click on listen live at the top of the page.

The podcast will be published here.

The next edition is scheduled for 30th March. Is that a Blue Moon thing, two episodes in the same month!

John Axtell’s latest The Stars Over Surrey podcast from Brooklands Radio is now available

In this episode John talks about The Interstellar visitor Oumuamua, Ross 128b an Earth sized exoplanet,
Mars sand flows etc, December’s night sky.
On the Brooklands Radio page is also a link to Youtube for a presentation of Perseus, his constellation of the month.

Brooklands Radio Stars over Surrey is here .

What’s Up – November 2017

The November 2017 edition of What’s Up is now available for download.

For those of you who use SkySafari, here is a .skylist file with this month’s suggested objects. (Select “Save As…” from the right-click menu on the link to download – the actual wording varies depending on the browser you are using)

THE GEOLOGICAL ADVENTURES OF THE CURIOSITY ROVER IN GALE CRATER

The Mole valley Geological Society monthly meeting on 9th November 2017 presents

THE GEOLOGICAL ADVENTURES OF THE CURIOSITY ROVER IN GALE CRATER

MVGS 09_Nov_ 2017

At the Dorking United Reformed Church Follett Hall
Post Code – RH4 1BS
Non-members entry fee £3-00
Biscuits from 7:30pm. Lecture starts 8:00 pm

JWST Launch slips to early 2019

An article in Astronomy Now dated 5th Oct 2017 indicates the James Webb Space Telescope launch slipping.
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What’s Up – October 2017

The October 2017 edition of What’s Up is now available for download.

For those of you who use SkySafari, here is a .skylist file with this month’s suggested objects. (Select “Save As…” from the right-click menu on the link to download – the actual wording varies depending on the browser you are using)

What’s Up – September 2017

The September 2017 edition of What’s Up is now available for download.

For those of you who use SkySafari, here is a .skylist file with this month’s suggested objects. (Select “Save As…” from the right-click menu on the link to download – the actual wording varies depending on the browser you are using)

Report on the SAGAS Summer Convention 2017

Tony Questa has provided a link to a successful convention & a picture of Dr Paul Daniels during his speech.

SAGAS Summer Convention

SAGAS Website

 

The next edition of Brooklands Radio – Stars over Surrey – with John Axtell

The next episode of Stars Over Surrey transmits on 25th August 2017.
In it John interviews Helen Sharman, which took place at GetSpace IV.

Find the Brooklands Radio details here .

What’s Up – July\August 2017

The July\August 2017 edition of What’s Up is now available for download.

For those of you who use SkySafari, here is a .skylist file with this month’s suggested objects. (Select “Save As…” from the right-click menu on the link to download – the actual wording varies depending on the browser you are using)