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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 22 Jan 2022, for the next 5 days
DateMorningSunriseSunsetEveningMoonriseMoonsetMoon Phase
TwilightTwilight
22 Jan 202206:2107:5116:3618:0621:4010:12day 19 of Moon
23 Jan 202206:1907:4916:3818:0822:5610:27
24 Jan 202206:1807:4816:4018:10None10:41
25 Jan 202206:1707:4716:4118:1100:1510:57day 22 of Moon
26 Jan 202206:1607:4616:4318:1301:3711:17

Planetary Data for today
MercuryVenusMarsJupiterSaturnUranusNeptunePluto
Rises07:4406:1006:0109:1808:3511:1209:4707:56
Meridian12:1810:4409:4714:2313:0218:2715:2311:50
Sets16:5215:1813:3419:2817:2901:4520:5915:44
ConstellationCapricornusSagittariusSagittariusAquariusCapricornusAriesAquariusSagittarius

Visible ISS Passes
ISS image. Credit: NASA
DateBrightnessStartHighest pointEnd
(mag)TimeAlt.Az.TimeAlt.Az.TimeAlt.Az.
22 Jan-2.017:18:1610°SSW17:20:5121°SE17:23:2610°E
22 Jan-3.218:53:5910°WSW18:56:4555°SW18:56:4555°SW
23 Jan-3.518:07:1710°WSW18:10:3355°SSE18:11:5530°E
23 Jan-0.819:44:0210°W19:44:5617°W19:44:5617°W
24 Jan-3.017:20:4910°SW17:23:5941°SSE17:27:0910°E
24 Jan-3.418:57:2310°W19:00:1362°W19:00:1362°W
25 Jan-3.818:10:5310°WSW18:14:1486°SSE18:15:3932°E
25 Jan-0.819:47:4810°W19:48:4117°W19:48:4117°W