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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

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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 22 Sep 2021, for the next 5 days
DateMorningSunriseSunsetEveningMoonriseMoonsetMoon Phase
TwilightTwilight
22 Sep 202105:1706:4719:0220:3219:5308:08day 16 of Moon
23 Sep 202105:1806:4819:0020:3020:0809:20
24 Sep 202105:2006:5018:5820:2820:2410:30
25 Sep 202105:2206:5218:5520:2520:4311:41day 19 of Moon
26 Sep 202105:2306:5318:5320:2321:0812:50

Planetary Data for today
MercuryVenusMarsJupiterSaturnUranusNeptunePluto
Rises09:2511:0707:2017:5617:1720:2018:4816:48
Meridian14:1915:3613:1422:3821:3303:4400:2420:40
Sets19:1420:0419:0803:2401:5211:0506:0400:32
ConstellationVirgoLibraVirgoCapricornusCapricornusAriesAquariusSagittarius

Visible ISS Passes
ISS image. Credit: NASA
DateBrightnessStartHighest pointEnd
(mag)TimeAlt.Az.TimeAlt.Az.TimeAlt.Az.
22 Sep-3.719:56:4410°WSW20:00:0463°SSE20:02:4715°E
22 Sep-2.421:33:3110°W21:35:4639°W21:35:4639°W
23 Sep-3.820:46:3610°W20:49:5883°N20:50:3955°ENE
23 Sep-0.422:23:2910°W22:23:3811°W22:23:3811°W
24 Sep-3.819:59:4010°W20:03:0390°NW20:05:2918°E
24 Sep-2.021:36:3410°W21:38:2931°W21:38:2931°W
25 Sep-3.920:49:3810°W20:53:0285°N20:53:1873°ENE
26 Sep-3.820:02:4210°W20:06:0581°N20:08:0622°E
26 Sep-1.521:39:3510°W21:41:0624°W21:41:0624°W