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Tuesday 29th October 2019 @ 16:45 / 4.45pmWith a clear skies, looking for Venus shortly after the sunset low in the southwest.
Thursday 24th October 2019 @ 16:30 / 4.30pmRequires a telescope to view at the gas giant planet, Jupiter from 3:30pm to track the shadows of Jupiter’s moons Io and Europa.
Friday 13th September @ 10pmSeptember 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 … Continue reading
Snapped this great shots of the partial lunar eclipse in Milton Keynes.
Tuesday 16th JUly 2019 – 22:00 / 10pmGood opportunity for astrophotography!
Thursday 27th June 2019 @ 23:30 /11:30pmHere the photo of NLC (Noctilucent clouds or Neo-Clouds)
Friday 21st June 2019 – early this morningMidsummer Boulevard at Central Milton Keynes shopping is so called because the sun rises at its east end on the Summer Solstice.
Tuesday 18th thru Wednesday 19th June 2019Saturn and Moon are close to be seen all night till dawn.
Monday 17th July 2019 @ 22:00 / 10pmVery challenge, so watch for Mars and Mercury are quite close together in the evening sky on Monday 17th, Tuesday 18th, and Wednesday 19th June.(Click here for an enlarge image.)
Sunday 16th June 2019 – all nightThe Moon appears full to the eye as it shines closes to Jupiter all night.