Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Next Meeting: Wednesday 28-Jun-2017

The next meeting will be on Wednesday 28-Jun-2017.

Our guest will be Mr. Peter Williamson F.R.A.S, from Shropshire Astronomical Society and  BBC Radio, who will treat us to A Solar Event - a talk and practical demonstration.

The evening will begin earlier than normal at 18:00, with an outdoor event where, weather permitting, we will be treated to an opportunity to see solar observation and imaging in action.  This will be held in the car park at the rear of our usual venue and will be followed by a normal indoor meeting at 19:30.

The meeting will be held at the usual venue:  the Burley Memorial Hall, Waverton, CH3 7QN

Friday, 12 May 2017

2017 Programme Update

The 2017 Programme has been updated to include:
  • an extra meeting (Friday, 27-October-2017) - a Telescope Surgery: Learn to use a telescope effectively.

    Setting up a new telescope can be a daunting task, especially for the first time.  Some modern telescopes can make the task easier, but poor instructions and jargon - both astronomy and computer related - can be bewildering if you are not familiar with it.  If you have a telescope and have not figured out how to use it (you are not alone!), or have a problem you don't understand or just want to learn how to use your telescope effectively, this is an event for you.  Bring your telescope along and experienced society members will help you.
The full 2017 Programme of events is available here.

Sunday, 7 May 2017

Free Magazines

Sky and Telescope Magazines


We have been offered some free copies of Sky and Telescope magazines. The issues cover the years 1980–1984, 1986–1987 and are described as being “in good condition and mostly complete”. The owner can deliver them to the Burley Hall for one of our regular meetings.
(Ref: GT)

 

Astronomy Magazines

 

We have been offered some free copies of Astronomy magazines. The issues cover the years 2002 – 2010. They will have to be collected (soon, please!) from Guilden Sutton, about 4 miles east of Chester.
(Ref: KW)

If you are interested in either set of magazines, please email one of the following:

CAS Secretary               CASSecretary2@gmail.com
CAS Newsletter Editor   CASNewsletter@hotmail.co.uk

Friday, 28 April 2017

Next Meeting: Wednesday 31-May-2017

The next meeting will be on Wednesday 31-May-2017.

Our guest speaker will be Dr. Megan Argo, of The University of Central Lancashire, who will talk about When Galaxies Collide.

The meeting will be at 7:30 P.M. at the usual venue:  the Burley Memorial Hall, Waverton, CH3 7QN

Saturday, 15 April 2017

2017 Programme Update

The 2017 Programme has been updated to include:
  • the BAA Weekend Conference in Chester (8,9,10-September-2017);
  • an extra meeting at which Dr. Allan Chapman will speak, 10-November-2017).
The full 2017 Programme of events is available here.