Ganymede’s shadow

Saturday 9th November 2019 – 16:00 / 4pm
A very challenge observation as the magnifications will be required with a suitable telescope takes place in daylight that Ganymede’s shadow transits across the Jupiter’s disc.

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The Capes of Sinus Iridum

Friday 8th November 2019
An opportunity to see ‘The Capes of Sinus Iridum’ of Promontorium Laplace and Promontorium Heraclides.

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Moon Craters:- Lalande (10 miles wide)

Tuesday 5th November 2019
With patience, good lighting, and decent optics you should be able to tell if Lalande A has a flat or rounded floor by looking at the shadow of the rim as it crosses the center of the floor. The rim shadow on a bowl-shaped floor will appear as a smooth arc.

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Saturday 2nd November 2019

Saturday 2nd November 2019
The evening the Moon and Saturn are close approach.

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Moon & Jupiter in daylight

Wednesday 31st October 2019 @ 14:00 / 2pm
The Moon and Jupiter will make a close approach, passing within 1°17′ of each other.

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Moon, Venus and Mercury

Tuesday 29th October 2019 @ 16:45 / 4.45pm
With a clear skies, looking for Venus shortly after the sunset low in the southwest.

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Double shadows transit

Thursday 24th October 2019 @ 16:30 / 4.30pm
Requires a telescope to view at the gas giant planet, Jupiter from 3:30pm to track the shadows of Jupiter’s moons Io and Europa.

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September Full Moon

Friday 13th September @ 10pm
September Full Moon, it has a name and meaning;
The strong light of the Harvest Moon allowed European farmers to work late into the night to harvest their crops. The Harvest Moon does not always occur in September. Traditionally, the name goes to the full moon closest to the autumn equinox.

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Partial Lunar Eclipsed

Snapped this great shots of the partial lunar eclipse in Milton Keynes.

Please link below for a short video clip;
http://www.derekscope.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Partial-Lunar-Eclipsed.mp4 
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Partial Lunar Eclipse

(Click here for enlarge infographic.)

Tuesday 16th JUly 2019 – 22:00 / 10pm
Good opportunity for astrophotography!

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