Monthly Archives: September 2012

Family Astronomy Club

Astronomy club starts again next Thursday (27th September) at 8pm. It is open to all students of The Long Eaton School and their family members. Next week’s topic is The Moon, we will do some Moon based activities followed by … Continue reading

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Views from the observatory: The Sun in Hydrogen Alpha

This black and white still image of the Sun was taken on 24th July 2012 from video footage taken with the observatory’s live camera. It shows the Sun in hydrogen alpha. Features such as granulation, flares, filaments and plages can be seen in … Continue reading

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Long Eaton Astronomical Society Meeting – Friday 28th September 2012

This event has now been rescheduled to take place on Friday 28th September. Curiosity on Mars The next meeting of the Long Eaton Astronomical Society will take place on Friday 28th September beginning at 8pm with a talk about the Mars Curiosity … Continue reading

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Long Eaton Astronomical Society Meeting Thursday 6th September – Postponed

Unfortunately we have had to postpone tonights meeting. It will be rescheduled to a date later in the month. As soon as the new date has been finalised we will update this page.    

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Long Eaton Astronomical Society Meeting – Thursday 6th September 2012

Curiosity on Mars The next meeting of the Long Eaton Astronomical Society will take place this Thursday beginning at 8pm with a talk about the Mars Curiosity rover. Follow the signs from main reception to the observatory building, refreshments will … Continue reading

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