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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).

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November’s What’s Up

Whats up

 

Astronomical Times for Guildford (51.242, -0.590)
Starting 21 Oct 2020, for the next 5 days
DateMorningSunriseSunsetEveningMoonriseMoonsetMoon Phase
TwilightTwilight
21 Oct 202006:0607:3617:5719:2712:3520:13day 5 of Moon
22 Oct 202006:0707:3717:5519:2513:3421:14
23 Oct 202006:0907:3917:5319:2314:1922:22
24 Oct 202006:1107:4117:5119:2114:5223:00day 8 of Moon
25 Oct 202006:1307:4317:4919:1916:1823:33

Planetary Data for today
MercuryVenusMarsJupiterSaturnUranusNeptunePluto
Rises07:4503:0916:4713:2913:4717:1415:4713:43
Meridian12:1909:3223:1017:2417:5000:2921:1817:37
Sets16:5315:5505:3921:2021:5307:4002:5321:31
ConstellationVirgoLeoPiscesSagittariusSagittariusAriesAquariusSagittarius

Visible ISS Passes
ISS image. Credit: NASA
DateBrightnessStartHighest pointEnd
(mag)TimeAlt.Az.TimeAlt.Az.TimeAlt.Az.
22 Oct-0.705:40:0410°SSE05:41:3813°SE05:43:1110°ESE
24 Oct-1.705:39:4110°SSW05:42:3226°SSE05:45:2410°E
25 Oct-1.204:52:3410°S04:54:5718°SE04:57:2110°E

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

 

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