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Moon, Venus and Mercury

Tuesday 29th October 2019 @ 16:45 / 4.45pmWith 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 / 4.30pmRequires a telescope to view at the gas giant planet, Jupiter from 3:30pm to track the shadows of Jupiter’s moons Io and Europa.

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September Full Moon

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

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Partial Lunar Eclipsed

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

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Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

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Neo-Clouds

Thursday 27th June 2019 @ 23:30 /11:30pmHere the photo of NLC (Noctilucent clouds or Neo-Clouds)

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June Solstice at Milton Keynes

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.

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Moon and Saturn

Tuesday 18th thru Wednesday 19th June 2019Saturn and Moon are close to be seen all night till dawn.

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Mars and Mercury

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.)

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All night

Sunday 16th June 2019 – all nightThe Moon appears full to the eye as it shines closes to Jupiter all night.

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