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If you have questions about astronomy, choosing and using telescopes and other equipment, John Evans may be able to help here –
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But before that !

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

News page.

Matt’s Books of the Month

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PDF doc link here

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The Current GAS Contacts, (October 2018).

Note:- email addresses do not click (yet !)

November’s What’s Up

Whats up

 

Astronomical Times for Guildford (51.242, -0.590)
Starting 06 May 2021, for the next 5 days
DateMorningSunriseSunsetEveningMoonriseMoonsetMoon Phase
TwilightTwilight
06 May 202103:5205:2220:3522:0503:1113:42day 24 of Moon
07 May 202103:5005:2020:3622:0603:2614:53
08 May 202103:4905:1920:3822:0803:4116:02
09 May 202103:4705:1720:4022:1003:5417:10day 27 of Moon
10 May 202103:4505:1520:4122:1104:0918:18

Planetary Data for today
MercuryVenusMarsJupiterSaturnUranusNeptunePluto
Rises05:0204:5807:1802:1501:4104:2302:5901:04
Meridian13:1012:4115:3707:1006:0811:3808:3805:00
Sets21:2020:2523:5612:0410:3418:5314:1708:57
ConstellationTaurusTaurusGeminiAquariusCapricornusAriesAquariusSagittarius

Visible ISS Passes
ISS image. Credit: NASA
DateBrightnessStartHighest pointEnd
(mag)TimeAlt.Az.TimeAlt.Az.TimeAlt.Az.
06 May-1.100:48:2212°E00:48:2212°E00:48:4210°E
06 May-3.802:21:1835°SW02:22:3368°SSE02:25:5610°E
07 May-3.501:35:2451°SE01:35:2451°SE01:38:3010°E
07 May-3.703:08:3310°W03:11:5782°N03:15:2110°E
08 May-2.000:49:2823°E00:49:2823°E00:51:0110°E
08 May-3.802:22:2421°W02:24:3187°N02:27:5410°E
09 May-3.901:36:2655°WSW01:37:0583°SSE01:40:2910°E
09 May-3.703:10:3310°W03:13:5787°N03:17:2110°E

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

 

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