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DON’T BUY THAT TELESCOPE UNTIL YOU’VE READ THIS!

John Axtell has a forty minute, once a month, programme on Brooklands Radio. Details of which and a  link to John’s podcast can be seen on our

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Matt’s Books of the Month

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The Current GAS Contacts, (October 2018).

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November’s What’s Up

Whats up

 

Astronomical Times for Guildford (51.242, -0.590)
Starting 06 Mar 2021, for the next 5 days
DateMorningSunriseSunsetEveningMoonriseMoonsetMoon Phase
TwilightTwilight
06 Mar 202105:0206:3217:5419:2402:1310:11day 22 of Moon
07 Mar 202105:0006:3017:5519:2503:2610:59
08 Mar 202104:5806:2817:5719:2704:2711:59
09 Mar 202104:5606:2617:5919:2905:1513:08day 25 of Moon
10 Mar 202104:5306:2318:0019:3005:5014:22

Planetary Data for today
MercuryVenusMarsJupiterSaturnUranusNeptunePluto
Rises05:5106:4109:0005:5105:3008:1606:5505:01
Meridian10:2911:5716:5910:2609:5015:2512:3008:58
Sets15:0717:1300:5915:0114:1122:3418:0512:54
ConstellationCapricornusAquariusTaurusCapricornusCapricornusAriesAquariusSagittarius

Visible ISS Passes
ISS image. Credit: NASA
DateBrightnessStartHighest pointEnd
(mag)TimeAlt.Az.TimeAlt.Az.TimeAlt.Az.
06 Mar-3.904:44:2262°W04:44:5388°SSW04:48:1510°ESE
07 Mar-2.103:58:4633°E03:58:4633°E04:00:4610°E
07 Mar-3.305:31:4316°W05:34:0545°SSW05:37:1910°SE
08 Mar-0.403:13:1210°E03:13:1210°E03:13:1510°E
08 Mar-3.704:46:1051°WSW04:46:4059°SSW04:49:5910°ESE
09 Mar-2.104:00:4131°ESE04:00:4131°ESE04:02:3410°ESE
09 Mar-2.405:33:3914°W05:35:4124°SW05:38:2710°SSE
10 Mar-2.904:48:1633°SSW04:48:2033°SSW04:51:2310°SE

Visible Iridium Flares
DateTimeMagnitudeAltitudeAzimuthSatellite
No visible Iridium Flares during this time period

 

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