Local Newspaper Report

written by David Pugh

General Information

These reports appear in the last Thursday of the month (before our monthly meeting held on the first Thursday of the month) editions of the 'Clacton and Frinton Gazette' and the 'Harwich and Manningtree Standard' in their 'Neighbourhood News' sections

An Introduction to Deep Sky Observing

by David Pugh

1st February 2018

At the February meeting the Secretary David Pugh gave a comprehensive illustrated lecture “An Introduction to Deep Sky Observing” including describing suitable telescopes and related equipment plus observing tips.

This was followed by a Stellarium software presentation highlighting interesting objects to observe in the night sky for February.

The next meeting, at 7.30pm on Thursday 1st March will be “A Tale of Two Observatories” by guestspeaker Nik Szymanek, a leading astrophotographer.

It will be held at the United Reform Church, Carnarvon Road, CO156PH. Visitors welcome £2. See meeting programme at www.clactonastronomy.co.uk or phone David Pugh 01255429849.