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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 26 Sep 2021, for the next 5 days
DateMorningSunriseSunsetEveningMoonriseMoonsetMoon Phase
TwilightTwilight
26 Sep 202105:2306:5318:5320:2321:0812:50day 19 of Moon
27 Sep 202105:2506:5518:5120:2121:3913:58
28 Sep 202105:2606:5618:4820:1822:1915:00
29 Sep 202105:2806:5818:4620:1623:1215:53day 22 of Moon
30 Sep 202105:3007:0018:4420:14None16:37

Planetary Data for today
MercuryVenusMarsJupiterSaturnUranusNeptunePluto
Rises09:1611:1907:1917:4017:0120:0418:3216:32
Meridian14:0815:3813:0822:2121:1603:2800:0820:24
Sets18:5919:5718:5603:0601:3610:4905:4800:16
ConstellationVirgoLibraVirgoCapricornusCapricornusAriesAquariusSagittarius

Visible ISS Passes
ISS image. Credit: NASA
DateBrightnessStartHighest pointEnd
(mag)TimeAlt.Az.TimeAlt.Az.TimeAlt.Az.
26 Sep-3.820:01:5210°W20:05:1581°N20:07:1922°E
26 Sep-1.521:38:4310°W21:40:1624°W21:40:1624°W
27 Sep-3.820:51:2510°W20:54:4373°SSW20:54:4373°SSW
28 Sep-3.820:04:0510°W20:07:2886°S20:09:1027°ESE
28 Sep-1.121:41:0210°W21:42:0818°W21:42:0818°W
29 Sep-3.719:16:4610°W19:20:0985°N19:23:3110°E
29 Sep-2.920:53:3810°W20:56:3742°SW20:56:3742°SW
30 Sep-3.420:06:1810°W20:09:3757°SSW20:11:0928°SE
30 Sep-0.621:43:4810°WSW21:44:0711°WSW21:44:0711°WSW